Course code FMI312

FMI312 Environmental Exposures and Human Health

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Course responsible: Yngvar Thomassen
ECTS credits: 10
Faculty: Department of Environmental Sciences
Teaching language: EN, NO
(NO=norsk, EN=Engelsk)
Limits of class size:
Minimum 5 students.
Teaching exam periods:
This course starts in Autumn parallel. This course has teaching/evaluation in Autumn parallel.
Course frequency: Annually
First time: Study year 2005-2006
Preferential right:
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Course contents:
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.
Learning outcome:
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.
Learning activities:
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Teaching support:
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Syllabus:
The book Basic Environmental Health, Oxford University press, 2001, ISBN-0-19-513558-X.
Prerequisites:
KJM100.
Recommended prerequisites:
MINA200.
Mandatory activity:
An individual semester assignment of minimum 10 pages to be submitted medio November. This assigment must be accepted before the oral examination.
Assessment:
Oral examination counts 100 %.
Nominal workload:
300 hours.
Entrance requirements:
Special requirements in Science
Reduction of credits:
-
Type of course:
30 lectures: 3 hours per week for 10 weeks.
Note:
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Examiner:
An external examiner at the oral exam.
Examination details: Oral exam: A - E / Ikke bestått