49125 Environmental Risk Assessment

The objectives of this subject are to introduce graduates working in environmental engineering, auditing or impact assessment and senior undergraduates from any faculty of the University, to the study of risk assessment in relation to environmental issues. Students gain an understanding of the concepts of risk perception, risk communication, risk acceptability and risk modification and their application to impact assessment and environmental management planning decisions Students also learn how to undertake a risk assessment and how to critically review a risk assessment.

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