|10244026||Faculty of Health Sciences||Department: School of Health Systems and Public Health|
|Minimum duration of study: 1 year||Total credits: 120||NQF level: 08|
The following requirements are set:
Students who want to specialise in environmental health need to enrol for ENV 785 and GGY 789 to replace EOH 771 and EOH 772.
Minimum credits: 120
The aim of this module is to understand the principles and processes behind environmental assessments. The module will give an overview of the history of assessments, compare assessment processes internationally, evaluate the strengths and weaknesses of different approaches, provide an overview of the South African regulatory context and the environmental authorisation process.
Study themes include past environmental change, causes and consequences of human-induced environmental change and South Africa and climate change.
Special introduction to fundamentals in Executive Leadership in health
The emerging student will be taught the fundamentals in executive leadership in healthcare systems which will form the basic platform or foundation for understanding the challenges for application of leadership modalities at the different levels of healthcare service delivery in the public health service and how to begin to think and analyse how the principles of executive leadership at their level of appointment can improve health service delivery.
*Attendance module only.
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