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Environmental Engineering BA (A), Environmental Engineering 2, 7.5 credits

General data

Code: MÖ031G
Subject/Main field: Miljöteknik
Cycle: First cycle
Progression: (A)
Credits: 7.5
Progressive specialization: G1F - First cycle, has less than 60 credits in first-cycle course/s as entry requirements
Answerable department: Ecotechnology and Sustainable Building Engineering
Answerable faculty: Faculty of Science, Technology and Media
Established: 7/1/2010
Date of change: 11/5/2018
Version valid from: 1/1/2019


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 based on environmental engineering applications
- explain different technologies for renewable energy generation
- explain the basic principles of different energy sources and have knowledge of calculation methods in order to compare different energy solutions and to evaluate its environmental impact in the short and long term
- demonstrate basic meteorological knowledge and based on this, analyze the conditions for renewable energy on a regional scale
- explain methods for air and soil purification and how the methods work
- explain noise problems and know basic methods of noise reduction and calculation of sound propagation


The course contains the following: Material and energy balances, energy resources, renewable energy and its meteorological conditions. Sound propagation and noise management. Air pollution.
The course consists of theoretical moments and assignments.

Entry requirements

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

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
Comment: 848 pp, ISBN: 978-1-259-06047-2

Other information

This course cannot be part of the same degree as the courses MÖ012G or MÖ014G.