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Environmental Engineering BA (A), Environmental Engineering EkoT1, 7.5 Credits

General data

Code: MÖ013G
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: Department of Ecotechnology and Sustainable Building Engineering
Answerable faculty: Faculty of Science, Technology and Media
Established: 3/3/2010
Date of change: 5/25/2016
Version valid from: 8/15/2016


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
- explain purification processes of water
- explain and understand relevant concepts within work technology/science and have some understanding of the legislation in Sweden
- be able to make relevant human risk assessments of compounds


The course contains the following: Ecosystems, hydrology and water quality management, treatment/cleaning of water and wastewater. Work environment and legislation, risk assessment.

Entry requirements

The following course levels from Swedish Upper Secondary School (Gymnasium) or equivalent: Chemistry course A, Mathematics course C or Chemistry course 1, Mathematics course 3b/3c.
(OB 8)

Selection rules and procedures

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

Examination form

Written web based exam. Written and/or oral assignments can occcur.

Grading criteria can be found at

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: Bohgard et a
Title: Work and technology on human terms
Edition: 2009
Publisher: Prevent, Stockholm
Comment: ISBN: 978-91-7365-058-8

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