"The course provides a great insight into water treatment and allowed me to spend time doing practical work in the laboratory. It has reminded me about the benefits of doing academic study to help me to understand what I see during my time in work."
Water Supply and Treatment
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Delegates will acquire a conceptual understanding of the legal, health and technical aspects of treating water for drinking and industrial purposes. The course also introduces the principles involved in the design and selection of unit processes for a water treatment plant.
The course provides delegates with an understanding of:
Upon completion of the course, delegates will be able to:
The lecture / tutorial elements of the course take place in the mornings with three optional laboratory sessions in the afternoons covering the topics of Breakpoint chlorination, coagulations through the use of jar tests and examining disinfection using membrane filtration. The practical sessions in the lab will involve the production of a lab report including the calculation of disinfection kinetics.
Please note that our courses are reviewed regularly, both in response to feedback and so that information about recent research and developments can be included. Thus, content may be subject to change.
We offer a 30 percent discount to full time students and to Newcastle University staff.
The course fee includes tuition, course materials, lunch and refreshments.
Formal assessment may be available for this Course. Assessment attracts an additional fee of £285, and delegates will be issued with a transcript and Certificate of Credit Achieved. Owing to visa restrictions the assessment option is not available to international students outside the European Economic Area (EEA).
This course is also delivered as a Module (code CEG8103) on at least one of the School's Masters programmes, the majority of which can be studied part time, making them suitable for those in employment. Delegates will attend with full and part time registered students. The Academic Module Outline is available via the University's Module Catalogue.
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