MS SANTE - Environmental Health



One of the major challenges currently facing companies is the interaction between planning or sustainable development policies, industrial strategies and public health. This field calls for the new skills that may be acquired from the courses available from the EHESP and MINES ParisTech, two prestigious schools, at the interface between environmental health and sustainable development issues.
The first intake for this specialist Masters degree will start in October 2010.
It is certified by the French Conference des Grandes Ecoles (C.G.E.) and organized in partnership with the ESHEP School of Public Health


The specialist Masters degree - Environmental health: challenges for the country and companies is a 12-month course (24 months for students who wish to study while continuing their full-time employment). It is designed to provide engineers, management and highly qualified experts with an overall understanding of the challenges related to development and environmental health policies. The syllabus covers all the knowledge, tools and methods needed to operate effectively in public and industrial settings, providing innovative skills for decision-makers.


Tuition is in French with some lessons and conferences in English.
Lessons are held at the EHESP and MINES ParisTech in Paris although some courses may take place at the EHESP in Rennes.
The course is divided into 6 modules, one of which is dedicated to a work placement and thesis. It provides skills and knowledge in the following fields:

- Basics of environmental health
- Environmental impacts and health consequences of major environmental issues related to the development and functioning of society
- Taking account of health in planning and development of the country
- Taking account of health in industrial strategies
- Evaluation of public policies and social and ethical control.

Skills acquired

At the end of the course, students should be able to:
- estimate overall health impacts by applying an integrated approach to environmental health and development issues
- be familiar with and contribute to the development of the means used in public policies and industrial strategies to take account of health issues in planning and development
- be familiar with and know how to use social and ethical evaluation and control tools

Professional openings

The course is designed to meet a strong demand from companies and institutions (industrial groups, agencies, local authorities, etc.) that recognise the importance of environmental health issues in the widest sense and need qualified personnel to deal with them.

Students of the specialist Masters degree - environmental health: challenges for the country and companies will acquire skills that can form the basis for jobs in many fields:

- Assessing health impacts of planning and development projects or the fabrication and marketing of new products
- Manager in charge of planning, environmental or sustainable development projects, for the analysis of product life cycles, taking account of the impact on health on the projects for which he/she is responsible and the means of controlling these impacts
- Health, safety and environment manager in industry
- Manager of planning services and studies.

Web Site Download Supervisors
http://www.isige.mines... PDF version Jasha Oosterbaan - MINES ParisTech
Keywords Requirements Admission

Mastre spcialis MINES Paristech, sant, environnement, sant publique, impact environnemental, dveloppement durable, co-conception, politique publique de lenvironnement, Post-Master, ISIGE, partenariat EHESP, Ecole Haute Etudes Sante Publique

The specialist Masters degree - Environmental health: challenges for the country and companies is an interdisciplinary course designed for students from a wide range of backgrounds. The only requirement is to have an honours degree (bac+5) or, for applicants with 3 or more years professional experience in an appropriate field, a degree and a one year Masters degree (bac+4).

Download the application form (doc, 410 kb):
Deadline for applications :
- June 1st 2010 for the first recruitment board,
- July 3rd 2010 for the second recruitment board.

Location Program Language Student Life

Fontainebleau and Rennes


Beginning of the programme: October

Cost Contacts Duration
The course fee for students is 10,000. For institutions, the fee is 15,000. Possibilities of price reduction, contact us. - Jasha Oosterbaan, MINES ParisTech : +33 (0) 1 64 69 48 78 - Batrice ROUDAUT, EHESP +33 (0) 2 99 02 26 02
 12 Months
ECTS Credits : 75

Last modification :Friday July 19 2013