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Environmental Health and Safety

Abu Dhabi University

48 months
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About

The Environmental Health and Safety program from Abu Dhabi University is a cutting-edge multidisciplinary program designed to meet the growing needs of industry and provide students with the skills to ensure occupational environmental protection, health, and safety in the workplace. 

Overview

The Environmental Health and Safety program from Abu Dhabi University covers major environmental issues including sustainability, renewable energy, water quality and management, pollution monitoring, hazardous materials operations and awareness, risk assessments, waste management, and occupational health and safety.

You will be provided with high-end knowledge in environmental health and safety and internship training that bridges academic knowledge with practical application in the workplace. You will learn how to identify and minimize the effects of different types of hazards that can affect the health and safety of employees. These include those related to ergonomics, thermal, chemical, electrical, mechanical, and radioactivity, as well as hazardous materials and waste. The program covers the fundamental scientific, legal, and technological principles underlying environmental health issues, looking at the circumstances giving rise to health inequalities, analyzing the environmental impact and health risks, and identifying appropriate interventions.

Abu Dhabi University’s BSc in EHS is the only such program offered in the UAE. Our growing industry collaborations with organizations such as Environment Agency-Abu Dhabi (EAD), Occupational Safety and Health Center-Abu Dhabi (OSHAD), Camfil Clean Air Solutions, Abu Dhabi Food Control Authority (ADFCA), and Abu Dhabi Quality Conformity Council (QCC) enrich the research and learning opportunities.

Career opportunities

 Graduates of the EHS program will be qualified to work in a diverse range of public and private organizations across all sectors. These include but are not limited to ADNOC group of companies, OSHAD, EAD, ADFCA, National Drilling Company, Abu Dhabi Ports, Baraka Nuclear Power Plant, Abu Dhabi Waste Management Center-Tadweer, Environmental Protection and Safety Section (EPSS)-Abu Dhabi Municipality, Etihad Airways, Federal Authority for Nuclear Regulation, Abu Dhabi National Chemical Companies (ChemaWEyatt), Abu Dhabi Water and Electricity Authority (ADWEA), and Ministry of Energy and Industry. Roles include:

  • Environment, Health & Safety Officer
  • Environment, Health & Safety Manager
  • Occupational Health & Safety Specialist
  • Occupational Health & Safety Auditor
  • Sanitation Director
  • Workplace Safety Assessor
  • Food Safety Inspector
  • Hazardous Waste Specialist
  • Risk Assessment Consultant
  • Impact Assessment Expert

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Food Safety & Management
  • Waste Management
  • Hazardous Materials
  • Health Risk Management
  • Natural Resources Conservation
  • Determinants of Public Health
  • Occupational Health & Safety

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

130 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
2.5

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Indian Senior Secondary Certificates (CBSE), or State Board Examinations, or Indian School Certificates awarded by ICSE: Achieving the minimum average of 45% on completing grade 12
    • British System (IGCSE & GCE): Completing a total of 7 subjects from either IGCSE level or AS/A2 levels, in at least 4 of the following fields: Mathematics, Languages, Sciences, Social Studies and Humanities, Art and Design; with a minimum required grade of C for the IGCSE level subjects, D for the AS Levels, and E for A2 subjects. Successfully provide evidence / certificate of completing at least 11 years of schooling.
    • Canadian & American High School Diplomas: Achieving the minimum average of 75% on completing grade 12 or its equivalent of overall average C+ grade or 2.5/ 4.0
    • International Baccalaureate Diploma: Successfully completing 6 subjects, with at least 2 at the higher level (HL) and a minimum total of 24 points.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    10628 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 42512 EUR for the full programme during 48 months.
  • National

    10628 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 42512 EUR for the full programme during 48 months.
  • Abu Dhabi: 187,200 AED
  • Al Ain: 149,500 AED

Living costs for Abu Dhabi

5000 - 8600 AED /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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