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Summer School

ECU’s Summer School session runs between November and February with varying unit start dates within this period. In the 2021 Summer School, the following courses will be offered in the School of Medical and Health Sciences:

  • OHS6107 – Workplace Hazards (Off Campus)
    This unit introduces students to a range of work related hazards and their potential adverse impacts on the health of workers. Students will cover a range of hazards to which an Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) professional needs to be aware.
  • OHS6134 – Principles of Environmental Health (Off Campus)
    This unit aims to identify, analyse and assess scientific concepts, methods and research concerning environment and human health interactions.
  • OHS6159 – Occupational Hygiene 2:  Physical and Biological Aspects (Off Campus)
    In this unit students will gain skills in the assessment of potential risks from a range of physical, chemical and biological hazards in the workplace. Students will be required to utilise a range of literature sources including legislation, standards and guidelines. This unit will focus on physical and biological hazards.
  • MHS1102 – Anatomy and Physiology 2 (Off Campus)
    This unit is designed to educate students about the anatomy and physiological function of the systems in the human body. Students will be introduced to the key anatomical features and physiological functions of the integument, muscular, cardiovascular, respiratory and digestive systems as well as explore their roles in maintaining homeostasis.
  • SCH3145 – Biomedical Ethics (Sri Lanka Campus only)
    This unit focuses on developing a critical awareness of the nature and importance of ethics across a broad range of health, biomedical and health care issues. The unit combines the study of the theoretical bases of ethics in the context of health related areas with discussion of current, real-life ethical dilemmas through a case-study approach.
  • SCH1132 – Human Evolution and Ecology (Sri Lanka Campus Only)
    This unit presents the scientific evidence for human evolution and critically appraises significant controversies within Biological Anthropology.

Enrolments in 2021 Summer units open on 19 October 2020 through SIMO.

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