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Work and health: health promotion and disease prevention

Course
Master’s level
7,5 credits (ECTS)
Study pace
50%
Time
Day
Location
Göteborg
Study form
Campus
Language
English
Duration
-
Application open
-
Application code
GU-10563
Tuition
Full education cost: 18 000 SEK
First payment: 18 000 SEK

No fees are charged for EU and EEA citizens, Swedish residence permit holders and exchange students.

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Summary

The course aims to provide a deeper understanding of the interplay between working conditions, environmental exposures and individual and public health.

About

The course aims to provide a deeper understanding of the interplay between working conditions, environmental exposures and individual and public health. The course provides knowledge about chemical, physical, organizational and psychosocial environmental factors, as well as basic principles for risk assessment, risk management and risk communication.

Students will also gain knowledge and understanding of opportunities and barriers for national and international regulations in the field.The course content is relevant for both national and international conditions and the student will have flexibility in directing individual assignments in line with experience and interest.

Prerequisites and selection

Requirements

Qualification for admission to the programme requires professional degree/Bachelor's degree of at least 180 credits in a health science, social science, science, economics, arts or engineering field of education and grade Passed/E in English B/English 6.

Selection

Selection is based upon the number of credits from previous university studies, maximum 225 credits.

For admission to the summer 2021 and onward the following selection applies: selection is based upon the number of credits from previous university studies, maximum 165 credits.