Environmental Health Issues

La Trobe University

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Environmental Health Issues

  • Host University

    La Trobe University

  • Location

    Melbourne, Australia

  • Area of Study

    Environmental Science, Environmental Studies, Environmental Sustainability, Global Health, Government, Health Administration, Health Science, Public Health

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Prerequisites

    Enrolling students must have 120 credit points from previous study (approx 8 courses)

  • Course Level Recommendations


    ISA offers course level recommendations in an effort to facilitate the determination of course levels by credential evaluators.We advice each institution to have their own credentials evaluator make the final decision regrading course levels.

    Hours & Credits

  • Credit Points

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    3 - 4
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    4 - 6
  • Overview

    In this subject students will gain an understanding of the interrelationship between the physical environment and human health, and environmental health and public health practice. The main themes covered within this subject include global and local environmental issues, environmental justice, ecological sustainability, environmental management and legislation. This subject will also provide students with an introduction to the frameworks that public health and health promotion practitioners can use to contribute to an ecologically sustainable world, and so contribute to improving human health. This subject is taught online.

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.