Air Pollution Management and Control (Postgraduate Diploma)

University of Birmingham the United Kingdom

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The award
Postgraduate Diploma

How long you will study
1 year

Domestic course fees
GBP 4860 per year

How you will study
full-time

Course starts
September

International course fees
GBP 19890 per year

All study options

About Air Pollution Management and Control at University of Birmingham

Atmospheric pollution damages human health, ecosystems and vegetation, and is expected to worsen in many regions as development and urbanisation increase. Developing effective strategies for the management and control of air pollution is a key environmental challenge facing society today.

This course is designed to provide a comprehensive understanding of the causes and effects of air pollution, and the management measures and engineering technologies available for its control. This is a recognised and sought after qualification within the professional environmental field in the UK and abroad. Students successfully completing the course find employment as air quality experts within environmental consultancies, industry or local government departments. The course is accredited by the Institute of Air Quality Management. The taught modules introduce the nature of our atmosphere, its composition and meteorology, air pollutant emissions, air pollution chemistry and climate change / carbon management, together with the practical measures used to limit emissions from sources ranging from power stations to vehicles and the legislative and policy framework used by national and local authorities to enforce air quality objectives.

Study options for this course

  • The award How you will study How long you will study Course starts Domestic course fees International course fees
  • The awardPostgraduate DiplomaHow you will studyFull-timeHow long you will study1 year
    Course startsSeptemberDomestic course feesGBP 4860 per yearInternational course feesGBP 19890 per year
  • The awardPostgraduate DiplomaHow you will studyPart-timeHow long you will study2 years
    Course startsSeptemberDomestic course feesGBP 2430 per yearInternational course fees find out

Entry requirements

Students need to have an IELTS score of 6.0 with no less than 5.5 in any band.

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