FMI312 Environmental Exposures and Human Health
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Course responsible: Yngvar Thomassen, Ole Christian Lind, Lindis Skipperud
ECTS credits: 10
Faculty: Faculty of Environmental Sciences and Natural Resource Management
Teaching language: EN, NO
Teaching exam periods:
This course starts in Autumn parallel. This course has teaching/evaluation in Autumn parallel.
Course frequency: Annually.
First time: 2005H
The course will deal with the connection between the most important biological, chemical and physical environmental factors and human health both in a local and global perspective. The consequences of pollution in air and water, exposure to unhealthy environmental factors at work, contaminants in nutrients and industrial discharges will be discussed.
The students shall understand how pollution in air and water, exposure to unhealthy environmental factors at work, contaminants in nutrients and industrial discharges affect human health.
Lectures, independent studying, semester paper
The textbook Environmental Health, From Global to Local, 2016, John Wiley & Son, ISBN 978-1-118-98476-5
An individual semester assignment of minimum 10 pages to be submitted medio November. This assigment must be accepted before the oral examination.
Oral examination counts 100 %. Grading scale A-E / Not passed.
Special requirements in Science
Reduction of credits:
Type of course:
30 lectures: 3 hours per week for 10 weeks.
An external examiner at the oral exam.
Examination details: Oral exam: A - E / F