Courses and study modules

The research group provides study modules and courses, which deepen the students know-how on different themes in the field of water and environmental engineering. The teaching is realized either as contact or online learning. The teaching focuses on water engineering and protection, water processes, waste management, and circular economy.

 

Examples of the courses:

Introduction to the Baltic Sea

The course is an international online course. Learning goals of this course: The student knows the basic characteristics of the Baltic sea including geography, livelihoods and ecosystems. Student gains an understanding of the environmental problems the Baltic Sea is facing. The student acquires basic understanding of Baltic Sea management and understands the plethora of available solutions. The topics of the course are: Geography, Blue bioeconomy, Oceanography, Ecosystems, Alien species, Eutrophication, Marine litter, Marine traffic, Chemicalisation, Organisations for Baltic Sea protection.
4cr.
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Water conservation and technical solutions

Learning objectives for the course Water conservation and technical solutions are: student knows what kind of policies and regulations direct water resources management in the Baltic Sea region. The student can identify pollution sources in a drainage basin, he/she knows the basics of integrated water resources management and can use GIS tools for planning of water protection measures. Students learn the basics of water and habitat restoration methods and can make draft designs of different types of solutions for reducing diffuse loading. Knowledge about official water quality monitoring and how continuous monitoring methods can be used for assessing the efficiency of water protection measures are also gained.
11cr.
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Basics on sampling and measuring in water engineering

Students will learn the basics of representative sampling, measuring and observation, and their significance in the determination chain. The course is available in Finnish.

4cr.

 

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