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EN4105 Integrated Environmental Management

[Lecture: 39 hrs; Tutorial: 0 hr; Lab: 0 hr; Pre-requisite: Year 3 standing; Academic Unit: 3]


Learning Objective :

The objective of this course is to provide students an overview of various environmental management issues and available environmental management tools such as environmental impact assessment and life cycle assessment. The ultimate goal of this course is to allow the students to understand how the technical knowledge that they have learned in the first three years can be applied in managing environmental issues through the course projects.

Course Content :

Integrated environmental management (history, issues and challenges). Water and wastewater management issues. Land contamination management issues. Solid waste management issues. Air quality and noise pollution management issues. Industrial ecology. Environmental health and safety. Environmental economics. Environmental impact assessment. Environmental management master plan development.

Course Outline :

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Topic

1.

Integrated environmental management

2.

Water and wastewater management Issues

3.

Land contamination management issues

4.

Solid waste management issues

5.

Air quality and noise pollution management issues

6.

Industrial ecology

7.

Environmental health and safety

8.

Environmental economics

9.

Environmental Impact assessment

10.

Environmental master plan development

Learning Outcome :

After successful completion of the course, the student should be more familiar with various environmental issues, know how to apply suitable management tools to address the issues of concern, and be knowledgeable of how an environmental master plan can be developed.

Textbooks :

Nil

References :

  • Cairns, J. and Crawford, T.V., “Integrated Environmental Management”, Lewis Publishers, 2000.
  • Erickson, S.L. and King, B.J., “Fundamentals of Environmental Management”, John Wiley & Sons, 1999.​