Course code FMI313

FMI313 The Human and the Environment

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Course responsible: Katinka Horgen Evensen, Camilla Martha Ihlebæk
Teachers: Grete Grindal Patil
ECTS credits: 10
Faculty: Faculty of Landscape and Society
Teaching language: NO
(NO=norsk, EN=Engelsk)
Limits of class size:
The course is not offered if fewer than 5 students register.
Teaching exam periods:
This course has teaching/evaluation in Autumn parallel.
Course frequency: Annually.
First time: Study year 2010-2011
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 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 Fronter.
An overview of literature will be available upon the start of the course.
FHV200/FHV330, FHV210, FHV220/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 betweent 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).
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: Continuous exam: A - E / Ikke bestått