Sustainable Environments For Health

Queensland University of Technology

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Sustainable Environments For Health

  • Host University

    Queensland University of Technology

  • Location

    Brisbane, Australia

  • Area of Study

    Public Health

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations

    Upper

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    Hours & Credits

  • Credit Points

    12
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    3 - 4
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    4 - 6
  • Overview

    This unit provides an overview of environmental health and introduces the importance of achieving environments that are able to sustain human health. In particular, the unit covers the practice of environmental health, its scientific foundations, and its integral place in the overarching discipline of public health.
    Learning Outcomes
    Throughout all aspects of this unit you will be expected to demonstrate appropriate sensitivity to and an understanding of cultural and gender-related issues. On completion of this unit, you should be able to:
    1. Describe how the environment in which we live impacts on human health;
    2. Explain fundamental and contemporary issues in environmental health practice;
    3. Discuss the management of environmental health in Australia, including the roles of the various levels of government and other agencies;
    4. Explain the reason for needing an interdisciplinary approach/basis to resolve environmental health related problems, including health promotion and risk management.

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