Module Overview

Environmental Technology

This module aims to familiarise the student with the sources, test methods and treatment of air, liquid and solid pollutants

Module Code

ENTC H2003

ECTS Credits


*Curricular information is subject to change


Overview of the main types and sources of pollution. Describe the techniques used to test for these.


Air pollution: types, sources, sampling, testing techniques


Waste water treatment, both municipal and industrial. Primary, secondary and tertiary treatment.

Incineration / Landfill

Comparison of incineration and landfill and design to minimise environmental impact.


Environmental management systems and describe the process of an environmental audit.

Waste Minimisation

Describe the techniques used in industry to minimise waste generation in manufacturing plants.

Module Content & Assessment
Assessment Breakdown %
Other Assessment(s)30
Formal Examination70