OHSE3710 - International Perspectives on EOHS

Course CodeCourse NameIntake
OHSE3710

International Perspectives on EOHS

Trimester 1
13 Jan 2021

40 credits

Description

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.

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of the course students will be able to:

  1. 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.

Content

The 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.

Requisite

This course is not only available to students enrolled in the Bachelor of Environmental & Occupational Health & Safety program, but also non-award students. No change for entry criteria (entry criteria will be the same as that for students in the bachelor's program)

Assessment Items

Written Assignment: Essay / Written Assignment (Individual)

Written Assignment: Essay / Written Assignment (Group)

Final Examination: Written Formal Examination

Contact Hours

Lecture at PSB Academy

Face to Face on Campus 40 hour(s) per Term Full Term