Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this unit students will study four major areas. Environmental health hazards such as those associated with air, water and soil pollution; risk management; Risk assessment and health impact assessment.

FacultyFaculty of Health Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorCameron Earl

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 3 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites PHE1HEH or HLT3HEH, PHE2EHI


Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Learning resources


Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsBasic Environmental HealthRecommendedYassi, et all (2000)OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Bendigo, 2014, Week 09-09, Day


Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorCameron Earl

Class requirements

Field Trip Week: 13 - 13
One 3.0 hours field trip per study period on weekdays during the day from week 13 to week 13 and delivered via face-to-face.

Seminar Week: 08 - 08
One 5.0 days seminar per study period on weekdays during the day from week 08 to week 08 and delivered via face-to-face.
"This unit will be delivered over five 8 hour days in block mode."


Assessment elementComments%
1.5 hour Examination (1,500 word equivalent)40
Practical Test (1,000 word equivalent)20
Report (2,000 words)40