Air Pollution, Certificate | Newcastle University | Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
7 days
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This Air Pollution course at Newcastle University introduces the fundamentals of air pollution with a background on historical perspective, current air quality policies and standards.


The Air Pollution module at Newcastle University aims to:

  • introduce the fundamentals of air pollution with a background on historical perspective on air pollution and a commentary on current air quality policies and standards
  • discuss major pollutants, their sources and their effects (environmental and health)
  • introduce the methods to estimate air pollution emission from point sources with an emphasis on power generation
  • examine the theory of dispersion of air pollution in the atmosphere.
  • discuss fundamental approaches for air pollution modelling
  • explore air quality monitoring and point source air pollution control methods
  • discuss renewable power generation and implications for air pollution of transitioning to net zero carbon

introduce the issues of indoor air pollution and personal exposure to air pollution

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Programme Structure

During the course we will cover the following topics:
  • History of air pollution
  • Sources of air pollution
  • Health and environmental effects of major air pollutants
  • Monitoring of emissions and air pollutants in ambient air
  • Modelling and control of emission from industrial sources
  • Air pollution from different power generation methods

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 7 days

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Academic requirements

We are not aware of any specific GRE, GMAT or GPA grading score requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

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General requirements

  • CPD makes learning proactive. It’s an ongoing process of lifelong learning that can help you achieve your goals. It can help you progress in your career, whatever stage you’re at.

Tuition Fee

Living costs for Newcastle upon Tyne

560 - 991 GBP /month
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The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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