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Environmental Health

Welcome to the
Programme in Environmental Health

Welcome to our Web site. We are located on the North Campus of the Nelson Mandela University and are part of the Faculty of Health Sciences.


Our vision:

The vision of the Environmental Health programme at the Nelson Mandela University is to be a leader in teaching and research in the field of environmental health, integrating and balancing both urban and rural community requirements and being socially engaged in knowledge creation.

Our mission:

The mission of the Environmental Health programme is to train and equip our students with professional skills and competencies to handle challenging situations in a manner that shapes and secures a better quality of life and puts people first. This will be achieved through:

  • designing and offering learning programmes that meet and exceed the requirements of the National Qualifications Framework for our qualification;
  • pursuing a socially engaged approach to knowledge generation;
  •  developing and implementing a quality assurance programme that continually enhances the quality of our processes and products.
Contact information
Ms Thembela Tsewu
Tel: 27 41 504 3523