Professional Course

Global and Environment Public Health

Module details

Module code


Module level

Level 7

Next course date

September (on-campus) January (online)


12 weeks (on-campus) 10 weeks (online)

Module description

About this module

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.

The module may cover the following topics, however, we respond to current public health issues:

Who is this course for

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.

Course team

Erica Lloyd - Module Leader

You will also benefit from appropriate guest speakers involved with global and environmental public health issues, for example, Alan Whitefield, Environmental Specialist. 

Learning outcomes

On successful completion of the module, you will be able to:

Entry requirements

You should have studied at level 6 previously and successfully completed a module / degree. 

You should have the ability to study at level 7.

Fees and funding

This module is available to study online as a 10-week course or on-campus as a 12-week course. 

Online study is £840 and on-campus study is £1000.

If this is an LBR (Learning Beyond Registration) course and you are eligible for LBR funding, the cost is funded by HEEM (Health Education East Midlands) - check the list of LBR courses.

For more information on payment options, please contact our Student Records and Fees team by phone on +44 (0)1332 591063 or email at

How to apply

Level 7

LBR applications

Apply directly to the University

Self-funded applications

Who will teach you

Erica Lloyd
Programme leader

As a Senior Lecturer in Post Graduate Nursing Erica has been part of the Specialist Community Public Health Nursing team since 2019. As Pathway lead for the School Nursing, she supports this cohort of students both academically and in practice.

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Contact us

Erica Lloyd  +44 (0) 1332 593927

If you want to find out more about studying a short course, please contact us and we will get back to you as soon as we can.

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