10 credits at level HE4
To provide an opportunity to investigate the relationships between industry and the environment.
To develop an awareness of the influences of technology on society.
To develop the concept of sustainability
To bring to the student's attention legislative measures which are and/or are soon to be imposed on the industry.
To provide the student with a knowledge of the various aspects of environmental protection.
To develop the concept of Corporate social responsibility with specific reference to manufacturing
Environmental Issues - pollution , climate change , IIPCC etc
Recyling of Materials
Economics and Politics of Environmental Issues
Future trends on industrial pollution
Corporate social responsibility & ethics in business.
Lectures and tutorials will be used to develop knowledge and the acquisition of information. Case studies will be used to allow the student to develop analytical skills.
Lectures 15 hours
Tutorials 9 hours
Assignment Prep 30 hours
External Reading 46 hours
Total 100 hours
when you have successfully completed this module you will:
to demonstrate that you have achieved the learning outcome you will:
|1.||Identify major inputs and outputs of industry and recognise their potential effects.||Demonstrate knowledge of the inputs and outputs of industry.|
|2.||Explain the effects of industry outputs on the environment||Show how industrial outputs affect the environment|
|3.||Conduct investigations into the effects of industry on the environment in respect of climate change , recycling , global warming etc.||Carry out resaerch into causes and effects of manufacturing industry's on the environment|
|4.||Acquire information using a variety of sources and use it ian appropriate standard. - ;
||Gather information using a variety of sources and present information.|
Your achievement of the learning outcomes for this module will be tested as follows:
|Description||Report on the environmental aspects of industry|
Before taking this module you must have successfully completed the following:
and/or be taking the following corequisite modules:
No restrictions apply.
Blunden J, Energy Resources and Environment (1991), Hodder & Stoughton
Henry and Heinke, Environmental Science and Engineering (1989), Prentice Hall
World Resources Institute, Car Trouble (1993), Beacon Press
|Host Subject Group:||Engineering|
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