The common University regulations for Master degrees shall apply. The general regulations for all Masters degree in the school of Pure and Applied Sciences shall apply.The following shall be eligible for admission to the Master of Environmental studies (Health):
i.A holder of Bachelor of Environmental Studies with at least upper second class honours of Kenyatta University or any other recognized University.
ii. A Bachelor of Arts or Science or Education (arts or Science), first or second class Division, or equivalent, who has studied any of the following subjects up to degree
level: Environmental Education, Geography, Botany/zoology, Chemistry, Sociology, Technology, Agriculture, Engineering, Public health.
iii. Those with Second Class Honours (Lower Division) in Community Health, Population Health or any other health related field with at least two years work experience may be considered.
Duration and Pattern of Course
The Master of Environmental Studies (Health) programme shall extend over a period of eighteen months .In the first year the students shall take a minimum of nine units comprising 6 core and 3 electives. In the second year of study, the pattern of study shall be as follows:
• Students taking the project shall take four units in the first semester and write a project report in second semester.
• Students doing a thesis shall concentrate in their research work and submit a thesis.
The degree that will be awarded is Master of Environmental Studies (Health), M.EnvS (Health)
The common regulations for the University Examinations shall apply.
Unit Codes and Titles
HEH 800: Development and Philosophy of Environmental Health
HEH 800: General Research Methodology
HEH 801: Environmental Health Law and Policy
HEH 803: Disaster Management and Human Health
HEH 804: Environmental Health Aspects of Food and Technology
HEH 805: Eco-toxicology and Health
HEH 806: Environmental Health Risk Assessment and Management
HEH 807: Health Communication and Behaviour Change
HEH 808: Environmental Health Economics
HPH 802: Principles of Epidemiology
HPH 804: Project Planning Monitoring and Evaluation
PHI 815: Medical Statistics