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Health, Environment and Sustainability

  • Number of credits 3.5 credits
  • Level Master’s level
  • Starting Spring Term 2022

About the course

The aim of this course is to enhance the understanding of how health interrelates with globalisation and environmental and climate change, and how sustainable solutions can be developed on the local and global level in order to address future challenges.
The course includes the following topics:
  • Global processes such as environmental changes and climate change
  • Qualitative and quantitative methods in environmental health research
  • The sustainable development goals / Agenda 2030
  • Health impact assessment
  • Climate adaptation
  • Policies within environmental and climate politics

The course contents addresses environmental changes arising from anthropogenic and natural courses, and how knowledge and solutions are created in collaboration of different actors. The course investigates how the world and the environment are changing, focusses on overarching policy and sustainability measures, and covers theories and methods for research in environmental health and health impact assessments.

Lectures, seminars, role play, computer and group exercises. All teaching will be in English.

Application and eligibility

Health, Environment and Sustainability, 3.5 credits

Det finns inga tidigare terminer för kursen Spring Term 2022 Visa tillfällen för efterkommande termin

Starts

17 January 2022

Ends

31 January 2022

Study location

Umeå

Language

English

Type of studies

Daytime, 100%

Required Knowledge

For non-programme students applying as freestanding course students, the requirements are 120 ECTS, of which a minimum of 30 ECTS are within one of the following: health sciences, environmental and health protection or social sciences. English proficiency equivalent to English B/6 from Swedish Upper secondary education. Entry requirements

Selection

Academic credits Applicants in some programs at Umeå University have guaranteed admission to this course. The number of places for a single course may therefore be limited.

Application code

UMU-30420

Application

Application deadline was 15 October 2021. The application period is closed.

Application and tuition fees

As a citizen of a country outside the European Union (EU), the European Economic Area (EEA) or Switzerland, you are required to pay application and tuition fees for studies at Umeå University.

Application fee

SEK 900

Tuition fee, first instalment

SEK 8,657

Total fee

SEK 8,657

Starts

17 January 2022

Ends

31 January 2022

Study location

Umeå

Language

English

Type of studies

Daytime, 100%

Required Knowledge

For non-programme students applying as freestanding course students, the requirements are 120 ECTS, of which a minimum of 30 ECTS are within one of the following: health sciences, environmental and health protection or social sciences. English proficiency equivalent to English B/6 from Swedish Upper secondary education. Entry requirements

Selection

Academic credits Applicants in some programs at Umeå University have guaranteed admission to this course. The number of places for a single course may therefore be limited.

Application code

UMU-F3051

Application

Application deadline was 16 August 2021. The application period is closed.

Application and tuition fees

As a citizen of a country outside the European Union (EU), the European Economic Area (EEA) or Switzerland, you are required to pay application and tuition fees for studies at Umeå University.

Application fee

SEK 900

Tuition fee, first instalment

SEK 8,657

Total fee

SEK 8,657

Contact us

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Course is given by
Epidemiology and Global Health
Contactperson for the course is:
Angelica Johansson