- Origins, dimensions and trends in environmental health
- The role of government
- Environmental health, hazards and pollutants
- Air pollution (indoor and outdoor), water pollution, other health areas (food, noise)
- Wastewater management
- Solid waste management
- Industrial pollution management
- Global issues and climate change
- Web links
- Assignment 1 - Literature review (15%)
- Assignment 2 - Invigilated Exam (50%)
- Assignment 3 - Report (35%)
Textbooks are subject to change within the academic year. Students are advised to purchase their books no earlier than one to two months before the start of a subject
You cannot enrol in this unit if you have successfully completed any of the following subject(s) because they are considered academically equivalent:
No special requirements
This subject introduces a variety of environmental health issues, and examines their causes, health impacts and possible management strategies. Considers the dimensions of, and current trends in, environmental health and the roles of government and international agencies in environmental health management.
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