Global and Environmental Aspects on Neurohealth 2020/2021

Global and Environmental Aspects on Neurohealth 2020-2021

The course is for students in science and healthcare programmes and is about environmental effects on health from a neurological/ psychiatric perspective. The aim of the course is to give a picture of the mechanisms behind the environmental risks and to give instruments to develop analyses and strategies, including interprofessional aspects.

Risks addressed during the course are for example climate changes, exposure to toxicological substances, vulnerability, air and water pollution, pharmacological drugs in the environment, over/underuse of drugs, fetal risks, effects of warfare. The course also covers the health effects of resource scarcity globally. We deal with ethical and social aspects, economic drivers and the importance of legislation. Review of social development based on sustainability goals is also included.

Spring 2021, 100 %, Campus
Start date: 22 February 2021
End date: 28 March 2021
Application Deadline: 15 October 2020
Enrolment Code: UU-97813 Application
Language of Instruction: English
Location: Uppsala
Selection: Higher education credits (maximum 165 credits)
Entry Requirements: 120 credits from a medical, nursing, physiotherapist, biomedicine, pharmacy, or biology programme or other courses providing equivalent knowledge. All applicants need to verify English language proficiency equivalent to the general entry requirements for first-cycle (Bachelor's level) studies.

If you are not a citizen of a European Union (EU) or European Economic Area (EEA) country, or Switzerland, you are required to pay application or tuition fees. Formal exchange students will be exempted from tuition fees, as well as the application fee. Read more about fees.
Application Fee: SEK 900
Tuition fee, first semester: SEK 16250
Tuition fee, total: SEK 16250
Please note: The course will be digital

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Department of Neuroscience
BMC Husargatan 3 751 23 UPPSALA
Box 593, 751 24 UPPSALAFax: 018-511540


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