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This online unit from Curtin University through Open Universities Australia, will develop your understanding and ability to critically analyse the impact that climate change can have, and is having, on health and well-being. Looking at examples from around the world, the health impacts of a changing climate will be examined in developed and developing nations.
The unit will explain how climatic change is impacting on public health strategies, and the work there is still to do to prepare for longer term impacts. The course considers the arguments and theories around climate change mitigation and adaptation.
Public Health Response to Climate Change is an exciting option for anyone wishing to develop their knowledge and understanding of how public health strategies around the world are constantly evolving in order to account for our changing environment.
In order to enrol in this unit, you must be accepted into one of the following courses:
The topics for this unit will be included in the unit ouline.
This unit is a core requirement in the following courses:
Content may also be relevant to other courses, and could qualify you for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) for a course offered by another institution.
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In an ever changing world, an understanding of how environmental changes impact public health is of vital importance to students of health or international development. Important considerations, such as how climate change mitigation efforts can have both positive and negative impacts on public health, are a critical area of study for anyone wishing to work in the field.
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If you are an Australian citizen, you may be eligible to receive a government FEE-HELP loan, meaning you can defer payment of your fees.
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This course can be paid for through the FEE-HELP government loan scheme. If you are an Australian citizen or hold a permanent humanitarian visa, this means you don’t need to pay upfront.
Instead, the Australian government will pay your course fees on your behalf. You’ll begin repaying your loan through the tax system once you start earning more than the minimum threshold of $54,869 (2016-17 income year).Find out more about government study loans here.
Want more information about the career benefits of this course?
Fill out the enquiry form to the right and a study consultant will contact you with the details you need.