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Environmental and occupational health
- Bachelor of Arts (Environmental Studies)
- Bachelor of Health Science (Environmental Health)
- Bachelor of Health Science (Integrated Human Health)
- Bachelor of Health Science (Occupational Health and Safety)
- Bachelor of Resource and Environmental Planning
- Bachelor of Science (Environmental Science)
- Diploma in Arts (Environmental Studies)
- Graduate Diploma in Arts (Environmental Studies)
- Graduate Diploma in Environmental Health
- Graduate Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety
- Master of Environmental Management
- Master of Food Safety and Quality
- Master of Health Science (Environmental Health)
- Master of Health Science (Occupational Health and Safety)
- Master of Resource and Environmental Planning
- Postgraduate Diploma in Environmental Management
- Postgraduate Diploma in Health Science (Environmental Health)
- Postgraduate Diploma in Health Science (Māori Health)
- Postgraduate Diploma in Health Science (Occupational Health and Safety)
Food safety course
The focus of this course is microbiological safety although chemical and foreign matter aspects are included. It is designed for food manufacturers although those from other sectors of the food industry may find the course useful. This two-day course can be run on demand.
Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point course
This two-day course covers the theory and practice of Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point (HACCP) procedures to provide confidence in food manufacture. Run on demand.
Low Acid Canned Food Thermal Processing Systems course (LACF)
This course covers relevant food microbiology principles, the design and control of a range of thermal processing systems, the principles of food plant sanitation, record keeping, and the design and handling of food containers for thermal processing. Passing this course allows you to supervise thermal processes for low-acid food.
Noise assessment refresher course
We offer on-demand occupational and environmental noise assessment refresher courses for industry bodies or businesses.
We examine the effect environmental, occupational, and recreational settings as well as community and learning spaces have on human health.
Meet our students
Every day I travel somewhere new to sample rivers, streams, lakes and beaches, with the occasional waste water treatment plant or point discharge source. I look at various water quality parameters from nutrients and turbidity to E.coli levels.Ariana Blackwood
Bachelor of Science (Environmental Science)
Studying my degree has enabled me to work as an Environmental Health Officer. This has allowed me to put my knowledge into practice. Work alongside communities and providers selling food and making sure they do this safely. The help and support received from staff, lecturers and other students was invaluable in completing my degree.Betty Holden
Bachelor of Health Science (Double Major in Integrated Human Health and Environmental Health)
Working in health and safety provides a hugely diverse experience where you find yourself working with many different people addressing many different aspects of work.Greg Dearsly
Graduate Diploma in Occupational Safety and Health
Massey has provided me with the course I want to do, at the place I want to do it. With all the support provided, I don't feel like a distance student and I never feel like I'm in it alone.Kelcie Mills
Bachelor of Health Science (Occupational Health and Safety)
The staff at Massey University helped me find my way and set me in the right direction to achieve what I wanted. There is no doubt that without the support from my lecturers I wouldn’t be where I am today.Monique Goodhew
Bachelor of Health Science (Environmental Health)
Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (UK)
IOSH (UK) is the largest OSH practitioner professional association outside the United States. Our Graduate Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety is the only NZ tertiary qualification accredited by IOSH (UK). Students who complete this qualification will meet the academic requirement for Graduate Membership to IOSH(UK). Membership then leads to registration as an OHS practitioner.
Environmental health indicators
The Environmental Health Indicators New Zealand team monitor New Zealand’s environmental health through a set of environmental health indicators including air quality, drinking water, recreational water, indoor environment, UV exposure, hazardous substances, border health, climate change, and transport.
Micro Aqua Tech
Part of Massey University's Hopkirk Institute, the Micro Aqua Tech service provides expert services in the water-borne diseases giardia and cryptosporidium. This includes investigating the enumeration and viability of Giardia & Cryptosporidium in water, shellfish or sewage. We can also evaluate novel anti-giardia/cryptosporidium products and carry out survey work.
If acoustic engineering consultants are unable to help you with an unusual or specialist project, we have the expertise and equipment to measure and assess noise in unique environments.
Public health consultancy
The Environmental Health Indicators New Zealand (EHINZ) team provide technical and analytical consultancy services across all areas of public health. We also produce a range of information products that provide robust evidence for policy development and decision-making.
Departments and staff
Find out more about the departments and staff involved in environmental and occupational health at Massey.