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Subtitles: English, Portuguese (Brazilian), German

Learner Career Outcomes

67%

started a new career after completing these courses

57%

got a tangible career benefit from this course

25%

got a pay increase or promotion

100% online

Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.

Flexible deadlines

Reset deadlines in accordance to your schedule.

Beginner Level

Approx. 3 hours to complete

Suggested: 3 weeks of study, 2-5 hours/week...

English

Subtitles: English, Portuguese (Brazilian), German

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1
4 hours to complete

The air we breathe

4 videos (Total 25 min), 4 readings, 3 quizzes
4 videos
Peter Møller: Sources and Composition of Air Pollution7m
Peter Moller: What Happens in the Lungs?7m
Peter Moller: What Happens in the Rest of the Body?7m
4 readings
UN Sustainable Development Goals30m
Want to know more? Air pollution sources1h
Want to know more? Counseling patients using the Air Quality Health Index25m
Want to know more? Emerging hazards and improved understanding of risk45m
3 practice exercises
Sources and Composition of Air Pollution6m
What Happens in the Lungs?6m
What Happens in the Rest of the Body?6m
Week
2
3 hours to complete

Outdoor air pollution

4 videos (Total 31 min), 1 reading, 4 quizzes
4 videos
Zorana J. Andersen: Vulnerable Groups8m
Zorana J. Andersen: The Global Burden7m
Steffen Loft: What Can We Do about Outdoor Air Pollution?8m
1 reading
WHO: Urban Health30m
4 practice exercises
Epidemiological Principles of Air Pollution6m
Vulnerable Groups6m
The Global Burden6m
What Can We Do about Outdoor Air Pollution?6m
Week
3
2 hours to complete

Indoor air pollution

2 videos (Total 21 min), 2 readings, 2 quizzes
2 videos
Steffen Loft: Tight Buildings12m
2 readings
WHO: Indoor Air Pollution30m
EPA: Fundamentals of Indoor Air Quality in Buildings30m
2 practice exercises
Solid Fuel in Households6m
Tight Buildings6m
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Top reviews from Air Pollution – a Global Threat to our Health

By MMar 29th 2019

Very important course especially for developing country experts and professionals where air pollution issue is less focused and the national reports were not pepared.

By SSOct 9th 2019

very nice approach to studying . for every topic there's a video and subtitle and also a quiz..loved the quality of education too

Instructors

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Steffen Loft

Head of Department
Department of Public Health
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Peter Møller

Professor
Department of Public Health
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Zorana Jovanovic Andersen

Associate Professor
Department of Public Health

About University of Copenhagen

The University of Copenhagen is the oldest University in Denmark - founded in 1479, and with over 38,000 students and more than 9,000 employees. The purpose of the University is to conduct research and provide education to the highest academic level. Based in Denmark's capital city it is one of the top research institutions in Europe. ...

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