You will learn about the key determinants of urban health including demography, climate change, air pollution, noise, transport systems, public and blue and green spaces, and policies and investments affecting sense of community and public safety.
Online courses on global health
School of Global Health and the University of Copenhagen offer online and blended courses to anyone interested in the field of global health. University of Copenhagen runs twenty courses on Coursera - the world's biggest platform for Massive Open Online Courses. 13 of these courses are health or global health related. They are free and open to everyone interested. Students do not get ECTS and there is no direct interaction between the individual student and the course instructor.
Online courses offered by the School of Global Health:
An Introduction to Global Health
Our popular introductory course on global health will provide you with an overview of the most important health challenges facing the world today.
Non-Communicable Diseases in Humanitarian Settings
This course will provide you with knowledge about issues and dilemmas that occur around NCDs in humanitarian settings and offer possible solutions.
Sustainable Tourism – promoting environmental public health
A course about the key environmental health and natural resources management challenges associated with the rapid growth of international tourist arrivals into low-income countries.
Chronically Ill in an Emergency: Why Mental Health Matters
This course explores the the interaction between mental ill-health and other NCDs and the role of psychosocial support in humanitarian response.
Other global health related courses offered by University of Copenhagen:
Accredited and moderated blended courses
These blended learning courses consist of weekly modules with video-lectures, readings and moderated group discussions. Students who pass the final exam will obtain ECTS from University of Copenhagen. The blended model combines online learning with class room learning in Copenhagen.