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Studying in autumn 2020 during coronavirus

Environmental, occupational and public health courses

Take your place as an environmental, occupational and public health professional

Explore how the places where we work and live affect our heath - as individuals and as a society. You’ll go on to satisfying career choices with councils, consultancies and beyond. Develop your skills in our food inspection and environmental health suite and translate them to professional practice through industry tours and visits. Postgraduate study will expand your horizons to help you find your role in public, private or voluntary sectors.

Aside from the technical skills you gain in your chosen field, you can also hone your soft skills. You learn things about the working environment that just cannot be taught.

Saifur Rahman, BSc Medical Physiology (Cardiovascular Science) student

  • Envionmental, occupational and public health in the news

MDX academic co-ordinates international initiative to test for COVID-19

Professor of Environmental Science Lian Lundy, is co-ordinating an international initiative to develop a comparable, open-access database on the occurrence of SARS-CoV-2 (the virus that causes COVID-19) in sewage. Results will directly inform ongoing research into the use of the approach to provide an early warning of local outbreaks of COVID-19.

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MDX academic influences WHO to include vital stroke prevention drug in essential medicines list

In an paper published in the Journal, Global Heart, Dr Mariachiara Di Cesare, a Senior Lecturer in Public Health, describes how non-vitamin K antagonist oral anticoagulants (NOACs) could be a cheaper and safer treatment for people who have atrial fibrillation (AF) and are therefore at high risk.

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