Pollution Management

University of the West of England, Bristol
Delivery Method: Face-to-face

The course is delivered at our Frenchay Campus.

Course content includes:

  • Introduction to earth systems:
    • Principles and practice of pollution management applied to emission sources
    • Noise monitoring and abatement methods. Assessment of a noise or vibration source
    • Development and implementation of pollution management policies and strategies by local government, central government and international agencies. National, regional (EU) and international perspectives on pollution incidents and management
    • Roles and functions of the various agencies involved in environmental protection and how they interact and collaborate
    • Environmental protection by the development and use of strategic policies such as land use planning, transport, recycling and re-use of materials
    • Principles of sustainable development and their influence on environmental policy and waste minimisation.
    • Environmental quality guidelines, standards and objectives for air and water
    • The treatment of water and sewage and implications for the health and safety of water supplies and surface waters including bathing water
    • Environmental and health impact assessment. Integrated pollution prevention and control and the best practical environmental option
    • The origin and nature of nuisance and the use of statutory nuisance as a remedy in environmental health practice.
  • Regulating prescribed processes:
    • Air quality management areas
    • Environmental radiation associated with high-voltage power transmission, telephony and natural emissions such as radon
    • Procedures for the determination and management of contaminated land
    • Waste management strategies
    • Interpretation of environmental data and environmental modelling.


Expected study time commitment to complete the course is 46 contact hours, 24 hours of scheduled learning and 80 hours of student centred learning.

Visit Website Make Enquiry

Write A Review Of Pollution Management