Mining and Minerals Engineering

CSM2274 - Environmental Management (2011)

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MODULE TITLEEnvironmental Management CREDIT VALUE10
MODULE CODECSM2274 MODULE CONVENERMr. Martyn Haywood (Coordinator), Prof Patrick Foster
DURATION: TERM 1 2 3
DURATION: WEEKS
Number of Students Taking Module (anticipated)
DESCRIPTION - summary of the module content
AIMS - intentions of the module
The module introduces the student to the legal, social and administrative framework within which industry operates. It will also provide an introduction to the development control systems in place in the UK and overseas, together with an appreciation of the environmental aspects of industrial activity. This module will be used to promote learning skills, teamwork, problem solving and data handling skills.
INTENDED LEARNING OUTCOMES (ILOs) (see assessment section below for how ILOs will be assessed)
SYLLABUS PLAN - summary of the structure and academic content of the module
Week 1: Introduction to the module and the assignment/assessment of the module; Introduction to Environmental Impact Assessment & an EIA exercise. Week 2: Screening & Scoping for EIA; Risk Assessment. Week 3: Field Trip. Week 4: Field trip discussion & exchange of information; Environmental impact prediction exercise. Week 5: Environmental management systems, Environmental auditing. Week 6: Environmental standards, surveys, licenses etc; Environmental permitting. Week 7: Environmental Damage Regulations: Environmental impacts of mining; Access/transport assessment exercise Week 8: EIA for Bio-fuels, Offshore Renewables etc; Mine Closure and Rehabilitation Week 9: Mine Waste Directive; EIA for Disasters; Intro to sustainable development
LEARNING AND TEACHING
LEARNING ACTIVITIES AND TEACHING METHODS (given in hours of study time)
Scheduled Learning & Teaching Activities Guided Independent Study Placement / Study Abroad
DETAILS OF LEARNING ACTIVITIES AND TEACHING METHODS
ASSESSMENT
FORMATIVE ASSESSMENT - for feedback and development purposes; does not count towards module grade
SUMMATIVE ASSESSMENT (% of credit)
Coursework 50 Written Exams 50 Practical Exams
DETAILS OF SUMMATIVE ASSESSMENT
DETAILS OF RE-ASSESSMENT (where required by referral or deferral)
RE-ASSESSMENT NOTES
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CREDIT VALUE 10 ECTS VALUE 5
PRE-REQUISITE MODULES None
CO-REQUISITE MODULES None
NQF LEVEL (FHEQ) 2 (NQF Level 5) AVAILABLE AS DISTANCE LEARNING No
ORIGIN DATE Thursday 15 December 2011 LAST REVISION DATE Thursday 15 December 2011
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