Geographies of Health

Macquarie University

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Geographies of Health

  • Host University

    Macquarie University

  • Location

    Sydney, Australia

  • Area of Study

    Environmental Studies, Geography

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Prerequisites

    39 credit points

  • Course Level Recommendations

    Upper

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    Hours & Credits

  • Credit Points

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

    This unit explores the relationships between population, human health and the environment. Taking an ecological approach it investigates the impacts of the biophysical, social, economic and political environments on health, and the resulting geographies of infectious and degenerative disease in both developed and developing societies.

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.