Student Profile – Sarah Lawton
Sarah Lawton is part of a team tasked with protecting the health of the public. Working as an environmental health officer for the Auckland Council, it’s the variety Sarah enjoys the most. Read more of Sarah’s story.
Below is a summary only. For a comprehensive overview of this qualification, please refer to the academic calendar.
You will study the following compulsory papers:
CHEM501 Principles of Chemistry
HEAL506 Knowledge, Enquiry and Communication
HEAL507 Health and Environment
BIOL502 Plants and Animals
BIOL501 Biological Sampling and Interpretation
Plus at least one paper from:
MICR601 Environmental Microbiology
ENVS602 Environmental Risk Assessment
ENVS603 Environmental Health
MICR603 Communicable Diseases
FOOD602 Food Microbiology
ENVS621 Geographic Information Systems
Plus 2 electives
Other majors or pathways, such as Environmental Sciences, Food Science, Food Safety, or Microbiology can be completed along with Health Protection within 3 years without doing more than the standard 8 papers (120 points) per year.
For more information please contact:
Programme Information Advisor
Telephone: +64 9 921 9735
The School of Applied Sciences offers competitive fee-only scholarships for the first year of the Bachelor of Science (one for every major). Some of these scholarships are for the full 3 years and are co-funded by external institutions, such as the Department of Conservation. For more information visit the scholarships website.
Last updated: 09-Aug-2017 3.39pm
The information on this page was correct at time of publication. For a comprehensive overview of AUT qualifications, please refer to the Academic Calendar.