Student can recognize, name and define basic concepts introduced during the course.
Student manages the assigned tasks under supervision. Student knows diverse courses of action but cannot justify his/her choices. Completion of the assigned exercises is based on routine and pre-learned performance.
Student can give and receive feedback. He/she considers and assesses things from his/her viewpoint. Student takes responsibility for his/her own work. Student can describe the economic and wellbeing related effects of his/her own work.
Student structures, applies, explains and compares things in relation to one another between field-related phenomena and concepts introduced during the course.
Student is able to select the most appropriate course of action from diverse options and justify his/her choice. Student is able to apply, make plans and solve problems related to waste management.
Student can give and receive feedback actively and constructively. Student considers and assesses things both from his/her and the close community’s viewpoint. Student can cooperate responsibly and is ready to develop his/her interaction skills. Student also recognizes and follows the important courses of action in the field. Student takes responsibility and commits to the group activities in addition to his/her own work. Student can describe and assess the economic and wellbeing related effects of his/her own work.
Student understands extensive entities and relations between them, and is able to generalize, analyse and relate the introduced concepts in waste management and engineering to the professional context.
Student can search for diverse courses of action and solution alternatives, justify his/her choices and try new courses of action in waste management and engineering. Student is able to combine solution alternatives creatively or creates new ones.
Student uses feedback systematically as a professional growth tool in his/her own work and the community. Student considers and assesses himself/herself and his/her professional task. Student can cooperate responsibly, flexibly and constructively. Student works responsibly and in a committed manner considering the community and field requirements and needs. Student understands the economic and wellbeing related effects of his/her work and can anticipate them in his/her work.
Course material found in Moodle, Teams and through links provided there.
Lectures, discussions, assignments, presentations, excursions, learning diary, laboratory
60 % minimum attendance for lectures is 100 % for laboratory work required.
Grade is based on the presentation, laboratory work and report, quizzes and final exam.
10.01.2022 - 25.04.2022
22.11.2021 - 15.01.2022
Johannes Jermakka, Seija Haapamäki, Hilda Szabo
Moodle and Teams are used for communication, assignment submissions and course materials.
Bachelor's Degree Programme in Environmental Engineering, Open University of Applied Sciences
TAMK Main Campus
no alternative ways to conduct the course
Excursions depending on the COVID-19 restrictions
International study group
5cr = 135 hours of work
15 x 2h lectures
Laboratory exercises: 2 x 4h, 1 x 3h, 3 x 1h
Weekly assignments and project work
Minimum attendance not to reached.
Assignments, laboratory reports or examinations not returned or they are failed.
Minimum attendance requirements fulfilled and other assignments reach a satisfactory level. Basic level knowledge attained.
The student shows understanding of the waste management systems and is able to apply some of the knowledge gained during the course when doing the assignments. The student is able to utilize the possibility for co-operation and collective learning by participating the lectures, excursions and group works. The students is able to work according to instructions given and by meeting the deadlines.
The student shows understanding of the waste management systems and is able to apply the knowledge gained during the course when doing the assignments. The student is able to analytically express thoughts and reflections. The student possesses excellent group work skills in the subject area. The student is able to utilize the possibility for co-operation and collective learning by participating the lectures, excursions and group works in an active manner. The student is able to work according to instructions given and by meeting the deadlines.