Course in Ambient Air Quality Management

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Program Description

Ambient air pollution kills more than 4,2 million people every year. Growing populations, increased urbanization, and improved living conditions are important factors that contribute to increased air pollution.

Course information

  • 2.5 credits
  • Study location: Online
  • Start date: 2020-11-09 - 2020-12-06 (part-time 33%)
  • Education ordinance: Second cycle
  • Course code: MTK315
  • Main area: Environmental Engineering

About this course

In this course, you will learn about the most common air pollutants and their emission. You will learn how to monitor, assess, and model the distribution of air pollution, and how to control emissions from motor vehicles and stationary sources. 

The purpose of the course is to give you enhanced knowledge about all aspects related to a modern functional air quality management system.

The course takes an elevated view on the subject, addressing aspects like: sources of air pollution, methods for air quality monitoring and modeling, organization of AQM strategy and policy frameworks in Sweden and elsewhere, standards and regulations, and enforcement.

When you graduate from this course you will be able to contribute to the development and management of AQM systems.

The course will benefit scientific officers at various levels in both public and private sectors, environmental engineers, and consultants in fields like air quality investigations, environmental impact assessments, permits and certification, and regulation.

The course is given over four weeks at a pace of 33%, corresponding to approximately 12 hours of studies per week. The course starts on 9 November and ends on 6 December 2020.

Note that this course cannot be combined with the course MTK324 Air Quality.

Entry requirements

  • 120 credits of which 90 credits engineering or natural science and 7,5 credits mathematics.
  • In addition English course A/English course 6 is required.

You can also apply for the course and get your eligibility evaluated based on knowledge acquired in other ways, such as work experience, other studies, etc.

Course title in Swedish

Luftkvalitetshantering

Application information

After submitting your electronic application, the next step is to submit documentation to demonstrate your eligibility for the course you have applied for. In order to document your eligibility, you must provide your high school diploma and university transcript and proof of your English language proficiency.

More information about how to apply can be found on our website.

Entry requirements

To meet the entry requirements for this course you need to have previous academic qualifications (university studies). You will find the specific entry requirements above.

No academic qualifications?

If you do not have the formal academic qualifications needed for a specific course, you can apply for the course and get your eligibility evaluated based on knowledge acquired in other ways, such as work experience, other studies, etc. This is also known as a validation of prior learning.

Recognition of prior learning means the mapping out and the assessment of an individual's competence and qualifications, regardless of how, where, or when they were acquired – in the formal education system or in some other way in Sweden or abroad, just recently or a long time ago.

If you think your knowledge and competences will qualify you for this course, you will need to upload the following with your application:

  • CV with a description of your educational and professional background. Your CV must describe your knowledge and competences in relation to the entry requirements.
  • If you refer to work experience, you need to upload an employer certificate.

If we need more information, we will contact you.

Tuition fees

This course is free of charge for citizens of the EU, EEA, and Switzerland.

FutureE

This course is part of the FutureE project where MDH offers online courses in the areas of AI, Environmental and Energy Engineering, Software and Computer Systems Engineering.

This course is developed together with national and international companies where the companies contribute with their expertise and experience. The collaboration ensures that the course content is relevant for both professionals and students heading for work positions.

This online course is module-based, without physical lessons and flexible in time, which is attractive to students and professionals who live in countries in a different time zone.

Last updated Jul 2020

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