Environmental Science engages learners in examining how health and food is significantly impacted by the physical environment. Learners explore various topics within environmental science to include global warming, pollution, waste, and recycling. Learners examine how humans in increasingly industrialized countries, and the earth itself, are impacted by environmental pollutants and contaminants.
This course reviews major environmental policies and their impact on the health of communities and the preservation of the earth or lack thereof. Learners discuss the scientific evidence of emerging environmental issues and the focus of the UN SDGs for 2030 is Sustainable Economic Development.
max. 8 weeks
Estimated time per week
Conservation officers, Environmental consultants, Toxicologists
What will I learn?
Identify sources and examples of environmental agents
Employ the processes of risk management and risk assessment to evaluate environmental risks
Identify emerging environmental health issues and formulate possible solutions
Identify specific practical measures one can apply at an individual and organizational level to become more environmentally responsible
Differentiate between adverse effects associated with various environmental agents on health, and food
Analyze factors influencing fate and transport and their effect on environmental agents
Explain basic principles of toxicology and its association with the environment
How will I learn?
What support will I receive?
When you have a dedicated team on your side, you'll never be alone studying at Nexford. Hailing from many different countries and with online education expertise, our faculty provides you world-class support. Ask them questions during one-to-one office hours or live chat , email them any time, and get individual feedback on your assessments.
Whilst you’re learning, you’ll also have full access to the free Nexford online library, which includes access to millions of full-text articles, industry reports and key sources such as the Wall Street Journal, the Financial Times and The Economist.
LinkedIn Learning: unlimited access with Nexford
Support your Nexford goals with access to LinkedIn Learning during your program, at no additional cost. Explore the learning hub of the globe’s biggest professional networking platform to:
- Power your career: choose from over 16,000 expert-led courses, from remote working to data science
- Show off your skills: earn a certificate when you complete a course
- See what’s trending: LinkedIn Learning adds 25 new courses each week
- Tailor your learning: choose relevant courses based on your experience, LinkedIn profile and goals
- Test what you’ve learned: use LinkedIn Learning assessments