Course code FHV313

FHV313 The Human and the Environment

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Course responsible: Camilla Martha Ihlebæk
ECTS credits: 10
Faculty: Faculty of Landscape and Society
Teaching language: NO
(NO=norsk, EN=Engelsk)
Limits of class size:
Teaching exam periods:
This course has teaching/evaluation in Autumn parallel.
Course frequency: Annually.
First time: 2018H
Preferential right:
Course contents:
The course provides an introduction into structural and individual factors such as legislation and organization of health services and public health, work environment, psychology and social factors for determining health.
Learning outcome:
After finishing the course the student should be able to understand the complex connection between humans and the environment, and how this in term affects the health. The student should be able to use relevant tools in order to map and measure psychological- and social factors.
Learning activities:
Lectures, seminars, assignments, excursions, semester assignments, e-learning and self study.
Teaching support:
Teachers are available at the workshops and through Canvas.
An overview of literature will be available upon the start of the course.
FHV200 or FHV330FHV210 or FHV315FHV220 or FHV320

Recommended prerequisites:
Mandatory activity:
One obligatory activity. The activity is specified in the time schedule.
One semester assignment and one oral exam. The semester assignment must be graded to a grade between A and E in order for the student to advancee to  the oral examination. The oral exam counts 1/2 and semester assignment 1/2 of the grade. All parts must be passed. If the mean grade falls between two grades the oral exam will be given most weight.
Nominal workload:
Totally 300 hours. Workshops: 20 h * 5 weeks = 100 hours. Preparation and following up work of the workshops including e-learning, self study and exam: 100 hours. Semester assignments: 100 hours.
Entrance requirements:
Minimum requirements for entrance to higher education in Norway (generell studiekompetanse).
Reduction of credits:
Complete overlap with the course FMI313
Type of course:
The subject is based on weekly intensive workshops. Approx. 4-5 workshops (lectures and seminars).
An external examiner approves the evaluation system and participates in the oral exam.
Examination details: Oral exam: A - E / F