Core Module Information
Module title: Waste Management

SCQF level: 11:
SCQF credit value: 20.00
ECTS credit value: 10

Module code: BSV11124
Module leader: James Leak
School School of Computing, Engineering and the Built Environment
Subject area group: Built Environment

There are no pre-requisites for this module to be added

Description of module content:

Introduction to Waste and RecyclingWaste arising, volumes, disposal, historical perspective, UK and other nation state comparisonsWaste management optionsReduce, reuse, recycle, residue.Residuals managementDisposal optionsStudent-led case studyA recycling or waste management option selected for more detailed analysis

Learning Outcomes for module:

Upon completion of this module you will be able to

LO1: To investigate and understand domestic, EU and international resource use and associated waste management options and consequences.

LO2: To analyse real-life case studies and identify key factors influencing resource and waste management strategies.

LO3: To evaluate the effectiveness of different resource and waste management strategies from an economic, technical and environmental perspective.

Full Details of Teaching and Assessment
2023/4, Trimester 2, In Person, Edinburgh Napier University
Occurrence: 001
Primary mode of delivery: In Person
Location of delivery: MERCHISTON
Partner: Edinburgh Napier University
Member of staff responsible for delivering module: Francesco Pomponi
Module Organiser:

Student Activity (Notional Equivalent Study Hours (NESH))
Mode of activityLearning & Teaching ActivityNESH (Study Hours)
Face To Face Lecture 26
Face To Face Centrally Time Tabled Examination 3
Face To Face Tutorial 13
Online Guided independent study 158
Total Study Hours200
Expected Total Study Hours for Module200

Type of Assessment Weighting % LOs covered Week due Length in Hours/Words
Essay 50 1~2 9 , WORDS= 2500
Centrally Time Tabled Examination 50 1~2~3 Exam Period HOURS= 3
Component 1 subtotal: 50
Component 2 subtotal: 50
Module subtotal: 100

Indicative References and Reading List - URL:
Waste Management