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Environmental Engineering BA (A), Environmental Engineering 1, 7.5 credits

General data

Code: MÖ029G
Subject/Main field: Miljöteknik
Cycle: First cycle
Progression: (A)
Credits: 7.5
Progressive specialization: G1N - First cycle, has only upper-secondary level entry requirements
Answerable department: Ecotechnology and Sustainable Building Engineering
Answerable faculty: Faculty of Science, Technology and Media
Established: 3/3/2010
Date of change: 5/16/2018
Version valid from: 8/15/2018


The course objective is that the student will obtain knowledge about technology and technical practices that help reduce environmental impact and efficient use of natural resources.

Course objectives

After completion of the course the student should be able to:
- explain basic environmental engineering concepts
- explain basic principles to minimize environmental impact supported by environmental engineering applications
- explain purification processes of water
- be able to make relevant human risk assessments of compounds
- explain management methods for solid waste and hazardous waste
- explain the problem of ionizing radiation as well as the management of nuclear fuel and nuclear fuel waste


The course contains the following: ecosystems, hydrology and water quality management, treatment/cleaning of water and wastewater, solid waste treatment (including hazardous waste and nuclear waste) and ionizing radiation.

Selection rules and procedures

The selectionprocess is in accordance with the Higher Education Ordinance and the local order of admission.

Examination form

Written exam.

Grading criteria can be found at

The examiner has the right to offer alternative examination arrangements to students who have been granted the right to special support by Mid Sweden University’s disabilities adviser.

Grading system

The grades A, B, C, D, E, Fx and F are given on the course. On this scale the grades A through E represent pass levels, whereas Fx and F represent fail levels.

Course reading

Required literature

Author: Mackenzie L. Davis, Susan J. Masten.
Title: Principles of environmental engineering and science
Edition: 3
Publisher: McGraw-Hill, London
Comment: 848 pp. ISBN: 978-1-259-06047-2