The discipline of Environmental Impacts and Human Health combines the knowledge of a variety of sub-disciplines, such as sociology, health promotion, economics, demography, environmental studies and life sciences, with the aim of discovering patterns, issues and solutions to environmental, social and health related problems.
Treating diverse topics that range from Toxicology and Nutrition to Natural Resources and Wildlife, this discipline sets out to improve the quality of human life and the level of health in the human society.
As a student of this discipline one can expect to focus on social, psychological, environmental and societal factors of health, illness and quality of life, as well as the consequences of the health condition both for the individual and for society.
The relevance and importance of this filed has increased recently as a consequence of ever more severe health issues, medical assistance inequality and shortage and medical services increased costs. Continuous research and counselling is required all over the world in order to adapt and improve governmental policies, business and social practices so that these issues are addressed and solved.
Do you have a keen interest in contributing to human health and well-being through the development of intelligent technology for managing your physical and mental health and performance? Let us help you to turn that interest into a career. Our interdisciplinary bioscience engineering programme is dedicated to training the next generation of experts in human health engineering. Our students develop a unique profile that transcends the traditional disciplinary boundaries by combining knowledge of the biology of the healthy human body and mind with engineering skills to develop novel creative technology for improving our quality of life.
Human activity is changing the natural environment at an unprecedented rate. As a result humanity faces a range of complex and interrelated challenges: global warming, ecosystem disruption, biodiversity loss, and, for many, increasing difficulty in meeting basic human needs for energy, food, water and shelter.
Develop core knowledge and understanding of theories and concepts in environment and human health. Gain a detailed understanding of ecological public health and the relationship of health to environment as well as healthcare systems. Explore the principles and practice of environmental science for positive human health outcomes. Possible £3,000 European Social Fund bursaries and work-based placements available to students living in Cornwall.
The intensive Postgraduate Program encompasses over 51 course credits taught over a 12-month period (September through August). With professors from all over the world, the student have a well rounded education and overall incredible experience. In an effort to recruit outstanding students and maintain high quality training, fewer than 20 students are admitted per academic year. Graduates of the Program acquire skills that will prepare them for leadership positions in governmental and international organizations, in consulting, public service, private industry, and research. They will be proficient in the full range of environmental health and public health protection practices and research. Graduates will also be prepared for further studies leading to doctorate degrees at Harvard School of Public Health and other institutions.
Awarded by the Institute of Acoustics, our course aims to equip you with a thorough understanding of the nature of noise and the ways in which it can be controlled in the environment, the workplace and in buildings. You will have access to our fully equipped state-of-the-art laboratory, with its anechoic and reverberation chambers and modern noise analysis equipment.
The Clean and Renewable Energy Master is distinguished by the “label Master ParisTech” which selects Master programmes taught by ParisTech Grandes Ecoles and their academic partners that respond to criteria of high quality educational and scientific objectives and relevant employability.
This joint programme recognises the increasing demand from both industry and enforcement bodies to integrate occupational health, safety and environmental management issues. On completion of this course you will be in a position to identify, evaluate and provide solutions to a wide range of hazards and risks to be found in industry, commerce, marine and agricultural situations. It is accredited by the Institute of Occupational Safety and Health and the Institute of Acoustics (Environmental Noise module).
We offer one of the few postgraduate environmental health courses in the UK which is accredited by the Chartered Institute of Environmental Health (CIEH) and can provide a direct route into the profession. You will gain the required skills to prepare you for a career as an environmental health practitioner by fully analysing the five main intervention areas, consisting of housing, food safety, occupational health and safety, environmental protection and public health.
The Aberystwyth MSc in Environmental Change, Impact and Adaptation is a specialist scientific degree designed to equip you for work in the urgently important field of environmental management. This course reflects some of the most exciting and innovative contemporary research in geography, earth and environmental science. Topics include: records of palaeo-environmental change; desertification; flooding; environmental hazards; impacts of sea-level rise; and the impacts of warming and changing rainfall on ecosystem processes.
This programme is aimed at those working in a practice setting, already hold a degree or qualification in a related subject and wish to enter a career as an Environmental Health Practitioner whether in the public or private sectors and is fully recognised and accredited by the Chartered Institute of Environmental Health (CIEH).