phe3wse water science essentials



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Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject students will gain a greater understanding of the nature of aquatic environment, chemical, biological and physical processes and how these may be unbalanced by human activity and subsequently affect human health. The main themes include water quality management, human health and water, ecology of aquatic environments, physical, chemical and biological treatments of water.

SchoolSchool of Psychology & Public Health

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorKatherine Legge

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 3 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites HBS1HBA or BI010CO or BI010LS1 or BIO11LS1 or HSB11LS1 or PHE2EHI equivalent approved by course or subject coordinator.


Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditions Dependant on student nos, this subject may be offered in block mode.

Learning resources


Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsBasic Environmental HealthRecommendedYassi, A et al (2001)OXFORD: OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS
ReadingsEnvironmental health in Australia and New ZealandRecommendedCromar, N et al (2004)MELBOURNE : OXFORD

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. TBA


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