Global And Environment Public Health, Certificate | Online (optional) | University of Derby | Buxton, United Kingdom
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Global And Environment Public Health

3 months
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The module may cover the following topics, however, it responds to current public health issues.University of Derby offers the Global And Environment Public Health programme. 


Key facts

This module will look at Environmental and Public Health issues in a global context. It will explore some of the major environmental and public health stressors that affect people in developing countries and look at examples of good practice, through case studies, of ways in which these stressors can be eliminated, controlled or mitigated.

University of Derby's Global And Environment Public Health programme will teach you more about this topic. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • A critical evaluation of the main diseases spread by poor sanitation and contamination of drinking water. For example cholera, schistosomiasis, food poisoning, dysentery, etc.
  • A critical evaluation of the main vector-borne diseases including malaria, DHF, African trypanosomiasis (sleeping sickness), yellow fever, Japanese encephalitis, filariasis, Chagas Disease
  • The impact of pneumonia on the health of children in developing countries.
  • An evaluation of the worldwide spread of HIV/AIDS and the impact on the human population.
  • An evaluation of the worldwide spread of TB and the impact on the human population.
  • The WHO neglected tropical disease strategy.
  • Consideration of the approaches that have been successful in reducing the impact of the above diseases through a series of case studies.
  • Global extreme weather changes effects of global warming & extreme heat, extreme wet weather, cold and drought.

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 3 months
  • Part-time
    • 3 months

Start dates & application deadlines




On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any specific GRE, GMAT or GPA grading score requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

This course is for anyone who has an interest in global and environmental public health.

We have a mixture of students from a public health, biomedical science and hazards management courses as well as healthcare professionals, who currently study together.

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