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Post Graduate Diploma in Pesticide Risk Management (DPRM)

The DPRM Programme is a two-year part-time flexible learning programme (large distance learning component) targeting professionals in the field of pesticide and chemicals risk management. It includes a mandatory two-week residential session at UCT at the beginning of the two-year cycle. There will be substantial requirements for homework in the form of assignments and project related work, expected self-directed learning and regular distance communication between students and lecturers extending over the two years.  Applications for 2021 now open.

Programme Convenor: Prof Hanna-Andrea Rother

Contact Information
Direct all enquiries to the Division Administrator, dprm@uct.ac.za

Further Details
Download the Programme Brochure for more details.

Diploma in Pesticide Risk Management - Class of 2019

Master of Public Health specialising in Environmental Health

The Environmental Health track is intended for those candidates who are interested in understanding the environmental influences on human health, the policy implications, and how to identify, reduce and manage environmental health risks. Candidates will develop an understanding of key environmental health burden of diseases (i.e., chemicals, climate change, indoor and outdoor air pollution and the built environment) with a particular focus on children's environmental health issues. Coursework will prepare candidates to identify suitable interventions from decision makers to community residents.

Track Convenor: Prof Hanna-Andrea Rother

Contact Information
Direct all enquiries to the Programme Administrator, Mrs Tshamani Netshifhefhe

Further Details
Download the Environmental Health track flyer and programme brochure for more details.