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BI5301: ENVIRONMENTAL POLLUTION (2021-2022)

Last modified: 18 Mar 2022 15:20


Course Overview

Enables students to increase and enhance their understanding of atmospheric, aquatic and terrestrial environmental pollution issues;

Addresses the management, monitoring and control of environmental pollutants;

Allows students to engage with stakeholders from a number of different sectors;

Uses both qualitative and quantitative data to understand the impact of environmental pollutants.

Course Details

Study Type Postgraduate Level 5
Session First Sub Session Credit Points 15 credits (7.5 ECTS credits)
Campus Aberdeen Sustained Study No
Co-ordinators
  • Dr Lenka Mbadugha

What courses & programmes must have been taken before this course?

What other courses must be taken with this course?

None.

What courses cannot be taken with this course?

Are there a limited number of places available?

No

Course Description

  • Development of legislation for contaminated land.
  • Classification and impacts of contaminants of concern in terrestrial systems.
  • Application of risk assessment models in environmental diagnostics.
  • Sources and effects of water pollution.
  • Monitoring and assessment approaches.
  • Regulation and control of water (freshwater/marine) pollution.
  • Harm caused by atmospheric pollution.
  • Measurement and interpretation of data associated with atmospheric pollution.
  • Pollution mitigation and sustainable development.

In light of Covid-19 this information is indicative and may be subject to change.

Contact Teaching Time

Information on contact teaching time is available from the course guide.

Teaching Breakdown

  • 1 Computer Practical during University weeks 15 - 16
  • 1 Science Laboratory during University week18
  • 2 Seminars during University weeks 15 - 16, 18
  • 3 Seminars during University weeks 17, 19
  • 1 Tutorial during University weeks 15 - 19

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Summative Assessments

Continuous assessment

Assessment Type Summative Weighting 100
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Feedback

Each student will receive individual feedback and a mark for each task. Feedback will be provided as written comments. Groups will also be given generic feedback.

Learning Outcomes
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Formative Assessment

There are no assessments for this course.

Resit Assessments

Resubmission of failed elements

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Learning Outcomes
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Course Learning Outcomes

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