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North-West University, South Africa

Bachelor of Health Sciences in Occupational Hygiene.
The purpose of this four-year professional qualification is to educate and equip students with the necessary scientific knowledge, specific and specialised skills, including problem solving, and relevant competencies required to become Occupational Hygienists and register with the Southern African Institute for Occupational Hygiene.

In South Africa, legislation as embodied in two Acts, i.e. the Occupational Health and Safety Act (Act 85 of 1993) and the Mine Health and Safety Act (Act 29 of 1996), regulate the health and safety of workers in the general industry and in mining. Both acts and their respective regulations pertinently define Occupational Hygiene and stipulate duties to be performed by Occupational Hygienists.

For more information follow the link to the website: http://www.nwu.ac.za/ohhri/qualifications/bhsc-oh


School/Faculty/Department School of Physiology, Nutrition and Consumer Sciences
Annual enrolment: 20
Scholarships and Awards: To be confirmed

Qualifications offered

BHSc in Occupational Hygiene Full-time 4 years


Web http://www.nwu.ac.za/ohhri/qualifications/bhsc-oh
Post North-West University
Potchefstroom Campus
School of Physiology, Nutrition and Consumer Sciences
Private Bag X6001
South Africa
Tel +27 18 299 4217 / 2635 / 2642
Email fritz.eloff@ nwu.ac.za