Module Identifier EA30810  
Module Title WATER QUALITY AND HEALTH  
Academic Year 2007/2008  
Co-ordinator Professor David Kay  
Semester Intended for use in future years  
Next year offered N/A  
Next semester offered N/A  
Course delivery Lecture   15 Hours.  
  Seminars / Tutorials   5 Hours. 5 Hours of Simulated Public Enquiry  
Assessment
Assessment TypeAssessment Length/DetailsProportion
Semester Exam2 Hours 2 hour written examination. 75%
Semester Assessment Course Work: Proof of evidence and presentational materials for public enquiry and individual summary report, approximately 2,500 word equivalent.25%
Supplementary Assessment Resit examinations: 2 hour written examination 75%, In-course assessment marks to be carried forward. 

Learning outcomes

On successful completion of this module students should be able to:-


Aims

To introduce students to the Scientific investigation of the interaction between water quality and health of the exposed population. This introductory module seeks to provide students with a grounding in how environmental factors affect public health. It commences with an introduction to the available epidemiological methods and approaches which have been used to define the linkage between environmental contamination and its public health impacts. A series of case studies are then examined to illustrate the strength of this linkage and its scientific foundations.

Content

Notes

This module is at CQFW Level 6