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ALU2052 - Environmental Management

Contents

Introducing the concept of sustainable environmental management: environmental problems, their causes and sustainability sustaining biodiversity; water resources and water pollution; energy resources; air pollution, climate change and ozone depletion; solid hazardous waste. Moral and ethical issues of environmental management. During seminars students will discuss major environmental problems through the use of multimedia devices. A site visit will present the student with a relevant case in environmental management.

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the module the student will be able to demonstrate a knowledge and understanding of sustainable environmental management.

Lecturer

Dr. Alberto Longo

Skills

By the end of the module students will be able to demonstrate development of oral and written skills, interpretation, analysis and synthesis of information.

Pre-requisites

None

Supplementary notes

None

Assessment

 Essay
15%
 Presentation
15%
 Exam
70%