Module Catalogues

Humans and environmental pollution

Module Title Humans and environmental pollution
Module Level Level 3
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: (1) how effects of environmental pollution on human health are assessed, (2) environmentally responsible behavior research, and (3) how environmentally responsible behavioral interventions are evaluated.

Learning outcomes

A Explain key concepts in environmental epidemiology
B Explain key concepts in the study of environmentally responsible behaviors
C Critically assess environmental epidemiology research
D Critically assess studies of environmentally responsible behaviors
E Apply key concepts in social program evaluation

Method of teaching and learning

This module will be delivered through interactive lectures and seminars supplemented with real-world case studies. Students will also learn through independent research and peer-to-peer feedback.