For students attending the course Health Risk Assessment (9 credits) course code 4TX031

On this page you can find information about the course, including the syllabus, schedule and contact details.

Syllabus

Welcome to the course!

The course starts on Wednesday, April 19th and ends on Friday, June 2nd, 2023.

Registration

To take part in the course it is required that you register for the course online in Ladok. Registration is possible from April 12th until April 21st. Find out more about online registration here

Content

This course comprises  fundamental concepts, principles and methods, and conditions for risk assessment, regulatory applications, examples of complex risk assessments, training in practical risk assessment and in risk communication. The role of the risk assessment to promote sustainable development in a global perspective in which communication to the public and public authorities plays an important part.

Schedule

The schedule for the Spring semester 2023 will be published 2 weeks before the start of the course.

Schedule for Spring 2022 (text view)

Schedule for Spring 2022 (calendar view)

Examination and compulsory participation

The examination consists of a written report and oral presentation (Fail/Pass), giving oral feedback on a group assignment (Fail/Pass), and a written examination (Fail/Pass/Pass with distinction).

The course grade is based on the results of the written examination.

Compulsory participation
All group exercises, study visits, oral and written presentation and critical oral review are compulsory.

The course director assesses if, and in that case how, absence can be compensated. Before the student has participated in all compulsory parts or compensated absence in accordance with the course director's instructions, the student's results for respective part will not be registered . Absence from a compulsory activity may result in that the student cannot compensate the absence until the next time the course is given.

Course evaluation 

Course evaluation will be carried out in accordance with the guidelines established by the Board of Education. Course council meeting is held with the course coordinator and student representatives.

Contact

Anna Beronius

Course leader and examiner

Åsa Lycke

Programme administrator and Study Counselor