BSc Chemistry with Medicinal Chemistry

Year of entry: 2021

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Course unit details:
Environmental Challenges: Waste Disposal

Unit code EART33102
Credit rating 10
Unit level Level 6
Teaching period(s) Semester 2
Offered by Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences
Available as a free choice unit? No


The focus of a set of third year modules will be on large scale, complex, cross disciplinary, environmental challenges by applying the key concepts/skills/techniques learned in previous years using a series of specific case studies, in this case the impact of waste disposal. After this module the students should be able to 1) synthesise and evaluate environmental data; 2) evaluate the impact on society and ultimately 3) create new and innovative solutions/hypothesis related to this specific challenge.


The aim of this course is to synthesise and evaluate environmental data with the final goal to be able to create new and innovative solutions/hypothesis related to the impact of waste disposal.

Assessment methods

Method Weight

Study hours

Independent study hours
Independent study 0

Teaching staff

Staff member Role
Samuel Shaw Unit coordinator

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