|Translation of the Swedish course syllabus|
|Infectious Disease Control in Changing Environments, 7.5 credits|
|(Bekämpning av infektionssjukdomar i en föränderlig miljö, 7,5 högskolepoäng)|
|Subject area:||Environmental Science|
|Main field of study:||Environmental Science|
|Academic school:||School of Natural Sciences, Technology and Environmental Studies|
|Disciplinary domain:||Natural Sciences 100%|
|Education cycle:||Second-cycle (Master)|
|Progressive specialisation:||A1N (Second cycle. Entry requirements: completed first-cycle course/s)|
|Language of instruction:||English|
|Valid from:||VT 2013 (spring semester)|
This course syllabus was validated by the Faculty Board at Södertörn University on 2011-01-11 according to the stipulations in the Higher Education Ordinance. This course was revised on 2012-10-29.
The equivalent of English B. Bachelor's degree in Science, Social Sciences or Medicine
Upon completion of the course, the student is able to
|4.||Course content, modules and examinations
The course deals with biological mechanisms behind significant infectious diseases and focuses on control, diagnostics and treatment with both national and international perspectives. In addition, local and global changes in the environment and climate are linked to the risk of increased distribution, prevalence and evolution of infectious diseases.
1001, Examination, 4 credits
(Tentamen, 4 högskolepoäng)
Grades permitted: U/G/VG
1002, Seminars and Study Visits, 3,5 credits
(Seminarier och studiebesök, 3.5 högskolepoäng)
Grades permitted: U/G
The course consists of lectures, mandatory seminars and study visits.
The course is assessed by written examination and by oral and written assignments.
|The grading criteria are distributed prior to the start of a course or module.|
If there are changes in the reading list between semesters, a new list for the next semester is to be validated no later than July 15 and December 15 respectively.
|8.||Restrictions on accreditation
The course may not be accredited as part of a degree if the contents are partly or wholly the same as a course previously taken in Sweden or elsewhere.