International Perspectives on EOHS

Course code OHSE3710Units 10Level 3000Faculty of Health and MedicineSchool of Health Sciences

The course is only offered externally in Singapore.
Considers international perspectives on environmental and occupational health and safety. In particular it provides an international context for examining the scope of EOHS, the impact of global economic and political climates on EOHS developments, and explores the functions and activities of international organisations, such as ILO, WHO and Greenpeace.

Available in 2015

UoN SingaporeTrimester 1
Previously offered in 2014
Objectives1. To provide an international context for examining the scope of occupational and environmental health and safety;
2. To explore the function of international organisations such as ILO and WHO;
3. To examine EOHS issues in a global context and the role of specified countries and/or global organisations in EOHS development;
4. Provide an opportunity for self-directed learning of a specified international EOHS issue.
5. Work effectively as part of a team or group to achieve a shared goal.
ContentThe course is taught through a series of lectures and self-directed learning, culminating in the production of a major assignment. Lecture topics are selected to reflect topical international developments in EOHS and may change from time to time.
Replacing Course(s)N/A
Industrial Experience0
Assumed KnowledgeNil
Modes of DeliveryExternal Mode
Flexible Delivery / Student Centred Learning
Teaching MethodsCase Study
Email Discussion Group
Field Study
Individual Supervision
Integrated Learning
Self Directed Learning
Student Projects
Assessment Items
Essays / Written AssignmentsAssessment 2
Major Assignment - Meets objectives 3 & 4
Essays / Written AssignmentsAssessment 1
Fieldwork Report - Meets objective - 1
Examination: FormalMeets objectives - 1, 2 & 3
Contact HoursLecture: for 35 hour(s) per Term for Full Term
Compulsory Components
Requisite by EnrolmentThis course is only available to students enrolled in the Bachelor of Environmental & Occupational Health & Safety.
Timetables2015 Course Timetables for OHSE3710