The course will incorporate solid waste management, contaminated land treatment and the use of geographic information systems (GIS) with emphasis on management of the earth's resources. The programme will explain the relationship between different earth resources including hydrosystems (both 'engineered': hydro'power plants, water/wastewater treatment plants, sewers; and 'natural': rivers, lakes, wetlands, irrigation districts, reservoirs etc.), solid wastes, brownfield land, and geo'derived primary resources and their sustainable management.
Modules include: Environmental engineering; waste management and remediation technology; water engineering; wastewater engineering and resource recovery; research methodology; strategy and management; individual project. Optional modules: hydro'systems engineering; GIS, data analyses and remote sensing; environmental law and policy; environmental impact assessment; global engineering: theory and practice.
Course Additional Entry
A bachelor's degree in engineering (Civil, Chemical, Mechanical, Environmental, Industrial and Agricultural) and/or Natural and Physical Sciences or an equivalent qualification. Students without a first degree, but with professional and vocational experience (e.g. Incorporated Engineer, Chartered Scientist or Chartered Environmentalist status) may be considered if they demonstrate the potential to succeed on the programme. Students educated in a language other than English should have an IELTS score of 6.0 or above with no skill less than 5.5.
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