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Area/Catalogue
BIOL 3037

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Course Level
Undergraduate

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Study Method
100% online

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Course ID
172810

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Unit Value
4.5

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UniSA Online Elective Course
Yes

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Duration
10 weeks

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Availability/Timetable(s)

Study Period 4

Course aim

To interpret how changes to the Earth’s human populations, biological systems, climate, and ecosystems have impacted human health and to consider possible actions to safeguard health through future strategy and practice change.

Course content

 Links between changes to the planet’s human populations, biological systems, climate and ecosystems and human health are explored across five domains: 1) effects of extreme weather; 2) changes to infectious diseases; 3) threats to food and water supply; 4) changes to chronic diseases; 5) the impact of social inequities and conflict on human health. Conceptual health frameworks will be described and applied to contemporary public and environmental health challenges.


Textbooks

Nil

Prerequisites

Nil

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching Method

Component Duration
EXTERNAL, UNISA ONLINE, ONLINE
Online 10 weeks x N/A

Note: These components may or may not be scheduled in every study period. Please refer to the timetable for further details.

Assessment

Critical analysis, Report

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.125
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 2)
To determine the fee for this course as part of a Commonwealth Supported program, go to:
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Fee-paying program for domestic and international students
International students and students undertaking this course as part of a postgraduate fee paying program must refer to the relevant program home page to determine the cost for undertaking this course.

Non-award enrolment
Non-award tuition fees are set by the university. To determine the cost of this course, go to:
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Not all courses are available on all of the above bases, and students must check to ensure that they are permitted to enrol in a particular course.

* Equivalent Full Time Study Load. Please note all EFTSL values are published and calculated at ten decimal places. Values are displayed to three decimal places for ease of interpretation

Online Course Facilitators

UniSA Clinical & Health Sciences

Degree this course is offered in