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Faculty of Life & Earth Sciences



Faculty of Life & Earth Sciences

 

Environmental Health via distance learning

Specialist - Expert Diploma - Environmental Health Online via distance learning
Bachelor's Degree - Environmental Health Online via distance learning
Master's Degree - Environmental Health Online via distance learning
Doctor Ph.D. Degree - Environmental Health Online via distance learning

 

This program provides a comprehensive study of environmental health and shows how the theories are applied in the real world to provide an effective understanding of the environmental health problems. It presents the best available solutions for both ecological and environmental health problems.

 

Academic Supervisor : Luis Fontanet Sallan
More information about this academic supervisor at Bircham University Human Network. More info...

 

Courses list (each subject accounts for 3 academic credits):
1 BIU Earned Credit = 1 USA Semester Credit (15 hours of learning) = 2 ECTS Credit (30 hours of study).

 

Ecosystems
Environmental Science
Natural Resource Economics
Environmental Policies
Ecology
Ecology & Human Impact
Environmental Toxicology
Environmental Risks
Water & Waste Sanitation
Solid Waste Management
Hazardous Waste Management
Water & Air Quality
Environmental Health
Bioprocessing of Byproducts
Pollution Management
Environmental Management

 

 

Environmental Health via distance learning

 

This module is applicable to Specialist, Expert, Bachelor's, Master's & Ph.D. (Doctor) Degree Programs. This academic program is designed at the postgraduate level (Master’s or Doctoral). This module may also be adapted to complete the course requirements of Specialist, Expert Diploma or Bachelor’s Degree. A further option is the enrollment into each of the courses listed within this specialization module. This module may be combined or completed with other modules from this faculty. More info...

 

Specialist - Expert Diploma - Environmental Health Online via distance learning
Tuition Fee : 1.050 Euros (1.350 US$) ... 1.470 Euros (1.890 US$).
Specialist - Expert Diploma Online : 15 ... 21 Academic credits required for this distance learning degree program.
Composition: Environmental Health via distance learning = 48 Academic credits - Select 5 courses for the online diploma of Specialist or 7 courses for the Expert Diploma from the total of courses from this specialization module.

 

Bachelor's Degree - Environmental Health Online via distance learning
Tuition Fee : 3.510 Euros (4.420 US$) ... 6.800 Euros (8.700 US$).
Bachelor's Degree Online : 130 Academic credits required for this distance learning degree program.
Composition: Environmental Health via distance learning = 48 Academic credits + 60 credits in General Education (may be transferred from previous education and professional experience) + Additional courses may be selected from other modules in the Faculty of Life & Earth Sciences from Bircham International University if required. This selection must be approved by the Distance Learning University Education Board.

 

Master's Degree - Environmental Health Online via distance learning
Tuition Fee : 4.680 Euros (6.120 US$) ... 7.020 Euros (9.180 US$).
Master's Degree Online : 36 ... 54 Academic credits required for this distance learning degree program.
Composition: Environmental Health via distance learning = 48 Academic credits + 13 Academic credits > Research methodology and final project or thesis.

 

Doctor Ph.D. Degree - Environmental Health Online via distance learning
Tuition Fee : 5.850 Euros (7.650 US$) ... 9.360 Euros (12.240 US$).
Doctor Ph.D. Degree Online : 45 ... 72 Academic credits required for this distance learning degree program.
Composition: Environmental Health via distance learning = 48 Academic credits + 18 Academic credits > Research methodology and final project or thesis.

 

Payment plans are available upon request up to 24 monthly installments.

 

 

BIU adapts each distance learning higher education degree program to the needs of each student.

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METHOD OF INSTRUCTION: Distance Learning Higher Education

 

This distance learning education program is completed by a traditional correspondence instruction method. Once you sign up for the course, Bircham International University will send you (to your mailing address) the suggested textbooks. After reading the book, you will be asked to write a 20 to 35 pages report that reflect your understanding of the book. This report is equivalent to the exam and can be submitted by email or mail. Bircham International University will evaluate your written work. If passed, BIU will issue the corresponding diploma. For more instructions about BIU pedagogy, tutoring, and evaluation, please read our distance learning education study guide. More info...

 

Students enrolling into this distance education program should be aware that:
1. Location: Bircham International University needs a functional geographical location to ship the book and materials for successful completion of this program of study.
2. Communication: Email, courier, phone are key communication instruments with Bircham University that play an important role in the progress and support of this program of study.
3. Capacity: Any impediment, physical or psychological, to read a book and write a report must be communicated to Bircham International University prior to enrollment into this distance learning program.
4. Technology: No specific technology is required to complete this distance education program.
5. Language: Book reading and report writing in other language than English must be requested (and approved by BIU) prior to enrollment in any distance learning program.
6. Discrimination: There is no discrimination with respect to race, color, gender, beliefs or religion.
7. Age: Check the admission requirements for each distance education degree program. More info...

 

All information related to the distance learning degree programs is in English, although you may, upon request and approval, submit the required assignments in other languages.

 

Duration - Environmental Health Online via distance learning

For a program of 21 credits, the estimated time for completion is 21 weeks. For 45 credits, the estimated time for completion will be 45 weeks, and so on. Calculations are approximate. The length of each distance learning degree program is calculated based on an average of 15 hours of learning per week. It also depends on the number of validated credits from previous knowledge and the level of commitment to the studies.

 

 

Environmental Health via distance learning

Courses list (each subject accounts for 3 academic credits):


1 BIU Earned Credit = 1 USA Semester Credit (15 hours of learning) = 2 ECTS Credit (30 hours of study).
This course is suitable for company training. More info...

 

Ecosystems
This course surveys the structure and functioning of major terrestrial ecosystems. It considers the dynamics of ecosystems, landscape ecology, the methods of ecosystem analysis, energy flow, nutrient cycling, community dynamics, issues of scale, models, and ecosystem properties of self-organization, resilience, and stability.
Academic Supervisor : Jose R. Vazquez

Environmental Science
This course deals with relevant theories from physical sciences, ecology, economics, political science, and other fields related to environmental studies. It presents an interdisciplinary approach to the interaction of humans and biological systems with the environment. It examines environmental problems, their prevention, and possible solutions.
Academic Supervisor : Vicente Enrique Martín Olmos

Natural Resource Economics
This course deals with the economic principles and policy issues in the use of exhaustible and renewable resources including fossil fuels, water, minerals, fisheries, forests, and biodiversity. It considers the management of natural resources on a regional and international scale. It explains how public, economic, and political choices affect environmental degradation and natural resources.
Academic Supervisor : Juan Carlos Bernial

Environmental Policies
This course is the intersection of social, cultural, political, and economic demands with our ecosystem and environmental resourses. It examines the theoretical and applied basis of environmental policy making, as well as the interaction between political institutions, governmental bodies, interest groups, legislative and administrative actions, and the public.
Academic Supervisor : Luis Fontanet Sallan

Ecology
This course covers ecology and environmental science and shows how their theories are applied in the real world to provide effective understanding of ecological problems. It presents the knowledge needed to intervene environmental impact and considers the best solutions to ecological problems and environmental health issues.
Academic Supervisor : Jose R. Vazquez

Ecology & Human Impact
This course studies the relationships of live organisms, including humans, to their environment at the individual, population, and community level. It includes adaptations to the physical environment, competition, concept of the niche, population dynamics, predator-prey interactions, herbivore effects, community ecology, ecosystem structure and stability, and the use and management of resources by the human beings.
Academic Supervisor : Vicente Enrique Martín Olmos

Environmental Toxicology
This course presents the principles of environmental toxicology, including the major classes of toxicants, environmental movement and fate, toxicokinetics, biotransformation, toxicodynamics, factors influencing toxicity, mechanisms of toxic action and detoxication, mutagenicity and carcinogenicity, toxicity testing and evaluation, and risk assessment.
Academic Supervisor : Vicente Enrique Martín Olmos

Environmental Risks
This course examines and compares different types of environmental risks and hazards from natural disasters (tornados, earthquakes, and meteorite impacts) to acute and chronic health effects caused by exposure to radiation and toxic substances. It emphasizes the principles controlling the hazardous phenomena and develops methods for making reasoned assessments of the threats impact to health and wealth.
Academic Supervisor : Vicente Enrique Martín Olmos

Water & Waste Sanitation
This course deals with waste sanitation and the environmental health problems concerning watersheds, water channels, river systems, and the sea. It examines waste impact on the hydrologic cycle and provides management solutions for modifying this impact on water quality, quantity, and use.
Academic Supervisor : Luis Fontanet Sallan

Solid Waste Management
This course examines the public health, environmental, economic, and materials conservation aspects of solid wastes management; amounts and sources of solid wastes; waste reduction and recycling; methods of storage, transportation, and disposal; and identification of present problems and future needs. It also reviews the current physical, chemical, and biological methods of solid and hazardous waste management and disposal.
Academic Supervisor : Luis Fontanet Sallan

Hazardous Waste Management
This course examines and compares hazardous wastes and introduces the pertinent regulations. It discusses exposure pathways and management options at pre-generation, pre-release, and post-release stages, with emphasis on public health significance. It presents hazardous waste treatment technologies and physical, chemical, and biological treatment of toxic wastes.
Academic Supervisor : Luis Fontanet Sallan

Water & Air Quality
This course reviews the control technologies used for management of air, water, and wastewater pollutants. It examines the characteristics of air and water quality; their physical, chemical, and bacteriological parameters; and control measures primarily filtration, sedimentation, coagulation, absorption, chemical treatment, and aeration.
Academic Supervisor : Vicente Enrique Martín Olmos

Environmental Health
This course examines the relationship between people and their environment, how it affects their physical well-being, and what they can do to influence the quality of their environment and to enhance their health. It considers environmental health control programs, agencies, and regulatory process.
Academic Supervisor : Luis Fontanet Sallan

Bioprocessing of Byproducts
This course presents the principles of chemistry, microbiology, and engineering applicable to the design of systems for the treatment and utilization of livestock manures and other agricultural byproducts. It explains the bioenergetics of microbial processes, composting agricultural and animal wastes, odor measurement, and toxic control.
Academic Supervisor : Luis Fontanet Sallan

Pollution Management
This course explains the concepts and approaches to correct and alleviate the effects of environmental pollution. It examines the use of biological processes, as well as the biochemical, ecological, and physicochemical aspects for pollutant remediation and mitigation. It reviews the most current and advanced control technologies used for management of air and water pollutants.
Academic Supervisor : Luis Fontanet Sallan

Environmental Management
This course examines the methods used to evaluate and manage the environmental impact and performance of businesses, products, and processes. In addition, it presents a multidisciplinary approach for identifying, evaluating, and managing risks from environmental contaminants and hazards, providing remediation strategies such monitoring, containment, in-situ remediation, and/or ex-situ treatment.
Academic Supervisor : Luis Fontanet Sallan

 

Admission - Environmental Health Online via distance learning

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For official admission status at Bircham International University distance learning higher education degree programs, you need to send in a filled out, dated and signed official Application for Admission. You may download this application form from our website or request it by email or mail. Please send this application and enclosed documents to the corresponding BIU Office and allow ten business days for processing. You may also submit this application and attached documents by email in PDF Format.

Allow ten business days for processing.

ALL applicants must:
* Fill out the application for admission;
* Submit one ID-sized photo; and
* Date and sign the application.

ALL Bachelor's, Master's and Doctorate applicants also must:
* Attach biodata in the form of a Curriculum Vitae (Resume);
* Submit Registration Fee of 200 €uros or 250 US$ (contact BIU Office for payment details);
* Include copies of diplomas, transcripts, relevant documents; and
* Include any additional program proposal, scholarship request, etc. (optional).

 

Bircham International University issues an admission certificate after receiving your complete application for admission. This document will show the amount of credits transferred and validated from previous education and experience, and the amount of credits required to complete the distance learning degree program's major. Bircham University can not perform this evaluation without the complete application for admission.

 

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Recognition - Environmental Health Online via distance learning

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Non formal and independent education leading to degrees not formally recognized by a Ministry of Education.
Acceptance of these distance learning higher education academic credits is always the prerogative of the receiving institution or employer. Recognition criteria differ depending on each educational institution or company policy and country legal framework.

 

 

Recommended Professional References

Environmental Health Online via distance learning

 

Bircham International University graduates may join many professional associations. Membership requirements for each association may vary depending on the degree program, specialization and graduate resume on each occasion. BIU can not guarantee membership in all instances. BIU does not intermediate in these procedures. Bircham International University provides this list of recommended memberships and professional references because we consider that joining the proper association(s) is the best way to become an updated professional. Contact directly the ones you select.

 

ABES - Associação Brasileira de Engenharia Sanitária e Ambiental

ABRAPHISET - Associação Brasileira dos Profissionais de Segurança e Saúde no Trabalho e do Meio Ambiente

ABRASCO - Associação Brasileira de Saúde Coletiva

AEHAP - Association of Environmental Health Academic Programs

AIDIS - Asociación Interamericana de Ingeniería Sanitaria y Ambiental

ALASEHT - Asociación Latinoamericana de Seguridad e Higiene en el Trabajo

ASE - Association Sèvre Environnement

ASEF - Association Santé Environnement France

ASTEE - Association Scientifique et Technique pour l'Eau et l'Environnement

ATEE - Association Technique Energie Environnement

AWMA - Air & Waste Management Association

CIEH - Chartered Institute of Environmental Health

IAEAC - International Association of Environmental Analytical Chemistry

IFEH - International Federation of Environmental Health

ISCE - International Society of Chemical Ecology

NEHA - National Environmental Health Association

REDISMA - Red Iberoamericana de Salud y Medioambiente

RES - Réseau Environnement Santé

SBERA - Sociedade Brasileira dos Especialistas em Resíduos das Produções Agropecuária e Agroindustrial

SESA - Sociedad Española de Sanidad Ambiental

SFSE - Société Française de Santé et Environnement

UNEP - United Nations Environment Programme

WEF - Water Environment Federation

 

 

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