Module Catalogues

Life Sciences for Public Health II: Health and Environment

Module Title Life Sciences for Public Health II: Health and Environment
Module Level Level 2
Module Credits 5.00
Academic Year 2021/22
Semester SEM1

Aims and Fit of Module

This course aims to provide the student with a foundational understanding of the causes and approaches to controlling environmental health issues.

Learning outcomes

A Describe the normal cycles of ecosystems.
B Differentiate between the major sources and types of environmental pollution.
C Examine how pollutants interact with the human body.
D Appraise environmental risk assessment and risk management processes.
E Assess the role of legislation and regulation regarding environmental issues.
F Analyse how environmental health programs are developed, managed and evaluated.

Method of teaching and learning

This module will be delivered through lectures and seminars.