Solid Waste and Resource Management, Certificate | Newcastle University | Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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Solid Waste and Resource Management

5 days
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In this Solid Waste and Resource Management module at Newcastle University, you'll get an understanding of the technical issues and the management of resources and solid waste.


The Solid Waste and Resource Management course at Newcastle University covers climate change, and resource and solid waste policies. You’ll examine the methods of storage, collection, transfer, treatment and disposal appropriate for industrialised and developing countries. You’ll investigate cities' strategies, urban metabolisms and the assessment options using Life Cycle Assessments.You'll learn through a combination of:lecturessmall group teachingcomputer sessions

reading materials

You will learn:

the current practices available and implement the systems available for sustainable resource and solid waste management

how to carry out an assessment of the relationships between policies, (climate change and/or resource strategies) environmental guidelines, human activities and the environmental quality of impacted soils and water

how to integrate technical solid waste management options and imposed environmental legislation and guidance to develop legal and safe solutions

Programme Structure

By the end of this week you will:
  • understand the implications of the production, resource management and environmental impact of solid waste management
  • understand components of solid waste management infrastructure systems to minimize the above effects
  • be aware of the significance of strategies, resource management, recycling, reuse and reclamation of solid wastes
  • be familiar with relationships between inappropriate waste management practices and impacts on water, soil and sediment quality

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 5 days

Start dates & application deadlines




On Campus

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.

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

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

To be announced.

Living costs for Newcastle upon Tyne

560 - 991 GBP /month
Living costs

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


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