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Waste Management Technology

Structure Type: Study unit
Code: IEYS1403
Type: Optional obligatory / Professional Studies
Curriculum: YT 2019
Level: Bachelor of Engineering
Year of Study: 4 (2022-2023)
Semester: Autumn
Credits: 5 cr
Responsible Teacher: Niemelä, Riitta
Language of Instruction: Finnish

Courses During the Academic Year 2022-2023

Impl.Group(s)Study TimeTeacher(s)LanguageEnrolment
3005YT2019-4, YT2019-4A, YT2019-4B2022-08-29 – 2022-12-31Irma HyryFinnish2022-08-01 – 2022-09-06

Learning Outcomes

To deepen knowledge on waste and waste management as a part of national and inrternational management of material flow.

Student's Workload

Total work load 135 h, of which
- scheduled studies 70 h
- autonomous studies 65 h
The assessment of student’s own learning 1 h is included in contact lessons.


Control of waste management. Management of municipal, industrial and toxic waste. Origin of waste and prevention of waste. Waste treatment methods. Landfills and suitability of waste for landfills. Utilising ICT in waste management.

Recommended or Required Reading and Other Learning Resources/Tools

Material specified by the teacher and other current material. Independent information retrieval.

Mode of Delivery / Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods

Lectures and assignments.

Assessment Criteria

Grade 1: The student knows those subjects of the course, which are necessary for the forthcoming studies and working life.
Grade 3: The student is well-abled to utilize the course contents.
Grade 5: The student is able to apply creatively the contents of the course.

Assessment Methods

Exam and assignments. Numeric assessment.