Environment and Health: Risk Assessment and Management

7,5 credits

This course aims at giving the students an introduction and understanding of methods used for environmental risk assessment under different legislations and circumstances. It compares processes and assumptions used in human risk assessment with those used for ecological risk assessment. Different real cases of risk assessments will be presented and discussed. Local, national international risk management strategies and their ability to protect human and ecosystem health will be discussed.

Autumn 2022 (Campus based, Halmstad, 50%)


Advanced level

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Entry requirements:

90 credits Environmental Science, Environmental Health, Biology, Environmental Engineering or Natural Sciences with focus on Environment. Applicants must have written and verbal command of the English language equivalent to English course 6 in Swedish Upper-Secondary School.

Selection rules:

Available for exchange students. Limited numbers of seats.

Start week:

week: 44

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Language of instruction:

Teaching is in English.

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