BSc Public and Environmental Health

BSc Public and Environmental Health (180 ECTS):

The program is modeled on qualification objectives. The program refers to academic competencies, the ability to obtain adequate employment to meet the needs of the labor market, the ability to obtain adequate employment by combining the theoretical with the practical aspect and the development of students’ personalities in specialization fields.


The program is in line with the National Qualifications Framework and the European Higher Education Area Qualifications Framework. One academic year corresponds to 60 ECTS credits. An academic year has 1800 teaching hours. The program is in line with Directive 2005/36 / EC and Directive 2013/55 / EU of the European Committee for the Medical Professions. As such the program is comparable to the programs of European Union countries. The program is designed in accordance with the Bologna Process, the first cycle of higher professional education, level 6 according to NQF / EQF. The individual components of the program are combined to best achieve the specified qualification objectives and provide adequate forms of teaching and learning.


The disciplines within the curriculum are organized in a logical flow and complement the precise definition and determination of general and specific competencies, as well as the compliance with the study programs and curricula submitted to ZEAL.


The learning outcomes for the program are:

  • Identify social and scientific factors that affect environmental and public health.
  • Identify and manage the various existing health risks present in the environment affecting the community.
  • Be aware of the legal aspects, organization, and management frameworks that govern public health practices.
  • Understand sustainability issues, interdisciplinary approaches and partnership approach to working in environmental health.
  • Gain basic skills in management, accounting, procurement and communication.
  • Prospective graduates will have successful careers in environmental consulting, health and safety management, food industry, public water services and waste management.
  • Manage and intervene in the treatment of stressors that affect our environment and health.
  • Have general management skills, relevant legal aspects as well as communication and financial aspects.