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Area/Catalogue
CIVE 5094

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Course Level
Postgraduate

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Offered Externally
No

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Course ID
169872

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Unit Value
4.5

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University-wide elective course
No

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Timetable/s
First Semester
(Study Period 2)
Course owner

Course owner
School of Natural and Built Environments

Course aim

To examine the chemical and bio-chemical processes that are involved in water treatment for drinking purposes, and the treatment of industrial and domestic wastewaters for water reuse and discharge to the environment.

Course content

  • Chemistry concepts
  • Chemical factors that affect water quality
  • Water/wastewater treatment processing
  • Chemicals and bio-chemicals in water and wastewater treatment
  • Natural and man-made pollutants that affect water quality
  • Purposes, benefits and disadvantages of key chemical and biochemical processes used in water/wastewater treatment
  • Parameters and assessment of water and wastewater quality

Textbook(s)

Nil

Prerequisite(s)

Nil

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, MAWSON LAKES
Lecture 2 hours x 12 weeks
Tutorial 1 hour x 12 weeks
Practical (laboratory and field) 3 hours x 6 weeks
INTERNAL, MAWSON LAKES (INTENSIVE)
Lecture 24 hours x over 2 weeks
Tutorial 12 hours x over 2 weeks
Practical (laboratory and field ) 18 hours x over two weeks

Note: These components may or may not be scheduled in every study period. Please refer to the timetable for further details.


Assessment

Task Length Weighting Duration
INTERNAL, MAWSON LAKES
Continuous assessment N/A 10% N/A
Case study 2000 words 25% N/A
Report 4 x 600 words each 25% N/A
Examination N/A 40% 3 hours
INTERNAL, MAWSON LAKES (INTENSIVE)
Continuous assessment N/A 10% N/A
Case study 2000 words 25% N/A
Report 4 x 600 words each 25% N/A
Test N/A 40% 2 hours

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.125
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 2)
To determine the fee for this course as part of a Commonwealth Supported program, go to:
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Fee-paying program for domestic and international students
International students and students undertaking this course as part of a postgraduate fee paying program must refer to the relevant program home page to determine the cost for undertaking this course.

Non-award enrolment
Non-award tuition fees are set by the Division offering the course. To determine the cost of this course, go to:
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Not all courses are available on all of the above bases, and students must check to ensure that they are permitted to enrol in a particular course.

* Equivalent Full Time Study Load. Please note all EFTSL values are published and calculated at ten decimal places. Values are displayed to three decimal places for ease of interpretation

Course Coordinators

School of Natural and Built Environments

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