ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH ISSUES
Credit points: 15
In this subject students will gain an understanding of the interrelationship between the physical environment and human health, and environmental health and public health practice. The main themes covered within this subject include global and local environmental issues, environmental justice, ecological sustainability, environmental management and legislation. This subject will also provide students with an introduction to the frameworks that public health and health promotion practitioners can use to contribute to an ecologically sustainable world, and so contribute to improving human health. This subject is taught online.
FacultyFaculty of Health Sciences
Subject Co-ordinatorPrue Bagley
Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes
Subject year levelYear Level 2 - UG
|Resource Type||Title||Resource Requirement||Author and Year||Publisher|
|Readings||Basic environmental health.||Recommended||Yassi, A, Kjellstrom, T, de Kok, T & Guidotti, TL 2001||OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS, OXFORD.|
|Readings||Environmental health in Australia and New Zealand.||Recommended||Cromar, N et al (eds) 2004||OXFORD, MELBOURNE.|
|Readings||The National Environmental Health Strategy.||Recommended||Commonwealth of Australia 1999||COMMONWEALTH DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND AGED CARE, CANBERRA.|
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Online, 2014, Semester 1, Online
Maximum enrolment size200
Subject Instance Co-ordinatorPrue Bagley
One 2.0 hours lecture per week and delivered via online.
"Online equivalent of two hours of lectures per week."
One 1.0 hours tutorial per week and delivered via online.
"Online equivalent of a one-hour tutorial per week."
|One 1,500-word report.||50|
|One 1-hour online test (equiv to 1,000 words).||30|
|One online test (equiv to 1,000 words).||20|