MG5113 – Fundamentals of Environmental Engineering

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Module code
MG5113
Module title
Fundamentals of Environmental Engineering
Prescription
To enable students to develop an understanding of the biochemical interactions within our biosphere arising from natural and anthropogenic inputs.
Programmes
  • SC1001
NZQA Level
Level 5
NZQA Credits
15
Delivery method
  • Web-Enhanced
Learning hours
Directed hours
75
Self directed hours
75
Total learning hours
150
Resources required
Learning Outcomes
Classify organisms in accordance with the principles of taxonomy and discuss the biochemical processes that are necessary for the existence of life.
Explain the main energy and nutrient cycles.
Explain the behaviour and effects of various environmental chemicals
Apply some statistical and data analysis for greater understanding of complex environmental systems.
Recognise the transport and fate of chemical entities in the air, water and soil environments as well as their effects on human health and the natural environment
Content
Ecosystems in our Biosphere
Energy and nutrient cycles
Chemicals in the environment
Statistical, sampling and data analysis
Statistical, sampling and data analysis