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Solid Waste Management

IHE Delft Institute for Water Education

Certificate / Diploma Short course Delft

Course description

Qualification Certificate
Field of study Agriculture and environment
Course summary IMPROVING SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT FROM DUMPING TO MBT AND INCINERATION. PREVENTION, SEPARATION, RECYCLING EMPHASIZED AS ONLY SUSTAINABLE APPROACH. LECTURES, EXERCISES, OFF-LINE WORKSHOPS, EXCURSIONS.
Course description Online module SWM discusses SWM from the perspective of reducing the generation of waste to collection, reduction, treatment and the environmentally sound disposal of what could not be prevented. At the end of the module the participants are able to suggest options for waste reduction, treatment/disposal methods, make simple engineering &financial calculations, and distinguish the key players in SWM. Module is laid out for a 3 weeks full-time with a study load of. 140 hours resulting in 5 (European) credit point (ECTS). The module has three focal areas: Treatment and disposal, Re-use and recycling and Generation and prevention. Module discusses i.a.: • sources, classification, prevention, reuse and recycling, and collection of waste; • source separation and waste collection; • composting, landfills (processes, technology-/design), incineration, and mechanical biological treatment; • SWM planning; • role of the informal sector; • financial and global aspects of solid waste.
Study subjects Waste Collection, Transfer and Transport; Recycling; Composting and Anaerobic Digestion; Hazardous Waste; Incineration; Landfilling (gas/leachate); Non-Technological Aspects of SEM (policy, institutions, finances); Integrated Concept of SWM&E; SWM Master Plan.
Course objectives To enable participants to gain understanding of all engineering, management and planning aspects of waste handling around the world and their interactions.
ECTS credits 5.00
Duration 3 week(s)
full-time
Language of instruction English
Instruction modes lecture, case study, excursion, group assignment, workshop
Accreditation -

About the institution

Department IHE Delft
Information about the institution IHE Delft Institute for Water Education is the largest international graduate water education facility in the world and the only institution in the UN system to confer accredited MSc degrees and promote PhDs. It offers degree programmes, short courses, online courses and tailor-made training. Since 1957 the Institute has provided graduate education to more than 15,000 water professionals from over 160 countries. More than 175 PhD candidates were promoted. IHE Delft is at the centre of a vast international network of water related institutions, and functions as an interface between knowledge networks and centres, public and private sector organizations, scientific and professional associations and other members of the international water community. The Institute runs a substantial number of joint MSc programmes implemented in partnership with universities around the globe. These joint programmes combine the strengths of the collaborating institutions and deliver either multiple degrees or a joint degree.

Admission

Admission requirements
  1. Several years of relevant working experience
  2. Relevant wo bachelor (academic bachelor) ,BSc degree or equivalent qualification in a relevant field from a recognised university.
Language requirements
IELTS overall band 6
TOEFL internet based 87
TOEFL paper based 999
Professional experience required -
Duration 3 week(s)
full-time
Application deadlines
Start date EU/EEA Students Non-EU/EEA students
1 Jul 2019 1 Jun 2019 1 Jun 2019
29 Jun 2020 29 May 2020 29 May 2020
Tuition fees
Year EU/EEA Non-EU/EEA Institutional
2019 (FT)€ 2910€ 2910n.a.

In short, the following rules apply:

  • The “EU/EEA rate” is the regular fee for students from within the EU/EEA.
  • The “non-EU/EEA rate” is the rate for students from outside the EU/EEA.
  • The “institutional rate” is for all students who have already obtained a bachelor’s or master’s degree and who want to start a second programme leading to a degree at the same level or at a lower level.
  • Note that FT, PT and D stand for "full-time", "part-time" and "dual", respectively.

Make sure you contact your institution to find out what rate applies to you. The rates listed here are estimates.

Scholarships

Orange Knowledge Programmes (OKP), MENA Scholarship Programme , Netherlands Fellowship Programmes (NFP)

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Contact

Contact information for the study programme

C. Schutter-Brakel

Admission and Fellowship Officer

c.schutter-brakel@un-ihe.org

Contact information for the institution

IHE Delft

Student Affairs

info@un-ihe.org

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