Objectives and competences

This introduction to environmental health provides an overview of the methodologies and tools used to assess the environmental exposure, epidemiology, and health impact of air pollution, noise, water pollution , metals, pesticides, persistent and non-persistent chemicals, radiation and green spaces in low-lying, middle- and high-income countries.

To be eligible, participants must have a demonstrated interest in global health or environmental health, as well as an advanced level of English, as this is the language of instruction for the course.

Basic information

TypePostgraduate courses
CertificateAdvanced university course
Faculty or schoolFacultat de Medicina i Ciències de la Salut
Branch of knowledge
  • Medicine and dentistry
  • Environmental sciences and ecology
Mode of deliveryFace-to-face
Credits3
Length of course1 academic year
Language(s) of instructionEnglish
Enrolment fee:First year: 525,00 €
An increase of 10% is applied to the price, up to a maximum of € 70, as administration fee
In-company placement(s):No
Classes begin:29/04/2024
E-mailformacion@isglobal.org
Master's degree course homepage www.isglobal.org
ManagmentCasamitjana Badia, Núria
Open pre-enrolmentNo
Lead to doctoral studiesNo
Admission for applicants not holding a degree qualification:Sí, amb crèdits pendents (10% o menys)

Objectives and competences

Objectives

- To acquire a general understanding of environmental health in a globalized world.
- To acquire a general vision of the methodologies and tools for assessing exposure to and the epidemiology and health impact of the environment, and the risks and benefits of factors such as air quality, water pollution, heavy metals, pesticides, persistent and non-persistent chemical substances, radiation and green areas, in low- and middle-income countries and in advanced economies.

Access and admission

Applicant profile and access requirements

Recommended applicant profile

Those with an interest in the main challenges of environmental health in a globalized world or in global health.

Access requirements and conditions

The course is also open to students with no prior university education, who will acquire the same knowledge and skills and receive a specific qualification for their learner group. Information on the access requirements and other conditions can be obtained from the course directors.

Pre-enrolment

Calendar

12/12/2023 03/05/2024

Contact us

Faculty or school where the course is taught


Address:Facultat de Medicina i Ciències de la Salut UB
C/ Casanova, 143
Campus Casanova
08036 - Barcelona
Espanya
Email address:nuria.casamitjana@isglobal.org
Webpage:www.isglobal.org
Telephone:+34 686 835 185
Observations:from Monday to Friday, 9.00 a.m. to 6.00 p.m. (office hours).

For further enquiries


Address:Yolanda Amat
C/ Rosselló, 132
7ª planta
08036 - Barcelona
Espanya
Email address:formacion@isglobal.org
Webpage:www.isglobal.org
Telephone:+34 686 835 185
Observations:from Monday to Friday, 9.00 a.m. to 6.00 p.m. (office hours).

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