Module/Course Description

Course Title: Engineering for a Sustainable Environment

Course Code: UU-MSD-706-ZM

Programme: Master of Science in Sustainable Development

Credits: 25.00

Course Description:

Environmental engineering in short term is the application of science and engineering knowledge and concepts to protect and/or restore our natural environment and/or answer environmental problems. This course will introduce students in topics related to air and land quality which are highly relevant issues facing engineers, as well as communities and ecosystems.

Learning outcomes
At the end of the course students will be expected to:

(i) Engage in advanced green industry careers.
(ii) Describe the use of sustainable engineering processes.
(iii) Explain the efficiency of engineering processes and resource use.
(iv) Discuss the importance of engineering sustainability in economic development and living standards.
(v) Identify effects of pollution and ways to minimize the use of non-renewable resources.
(vi) Employ technologies to conserve natural resources and safeguard the environment.
(vii) Complete and evaluate sustainability projects while taking into account engineering, economic, ecological, societal, and cultural perspectives.
(viii) Describe of man-made disasters and their consequences.
(ix) Classify a holistic adoption of environmental management in engineering activities.

Prerequisites: UU-Msc-IND100-ZM, UU-FNT-203-ZM, UU-MSD-700-ZM, UU-MSD-701-ZM, UU-MSD-702-ZM, UU-MSD-703-ZM, UU-MSD-704-ZM, UU-MSD-705-ZM

Prerequisites Categories: -

Typical Module duration: 7.0 Week(s)


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