Time: 1 January – 30 May 2021 (starting date may change)
Place: Xamk Learn – digital learning environment
Extent: 5 ECTS credits
Number of study places: 5
Target group: All that are interested in the topic
Required previous skills: None
Lecturer: Mr Hannu Poutiainen

! Xamk degree students and path students enrol on Peppi system !

Credited in degree: Bachelor of Engineering, Environmental Engineering
Enrolment period: 1 December – 13 December
Price: Free of charge

Please notice, that
Xamk degree students cannot enrol on OUAS courses.



Learning outcomes:
You learn to understand the importance of water globally. You know how clean water is produced for human consumption and for other purposes and how the used water is eventually cleaned. You can choose correct treatment methods for urban and rural areas. You know recent technology and methods used in water systems development. You have experience of drinking water production and wastewater treatment operations.

Contents and methods:
How is drinking water produced in urban and rural areas?
Which parameters influence the quality of drinking water?
How is wastewater treated and how is the treatment process optimized?
How can models be used in water systems planning and operation??

Study material:
Material will be provided in Learn.

Students can:
· use professional vocabulary systematically.
· look for information in the key information sources of the field.
· identify interrelated tasks.
· work together with customers, users and target groups.
· use the key models, methods, software and techniques of the professional field.
· work as team members in a goal-oriented way.
· justify their actions according to the ethical principles of the professional field.

Assessment scale:

This course is based on the curricula of Xamk's degree programmes and the Finnish credits are fully compatible with the ECTS.

Additional information on enrolment:
Open University of Applied Sciences office, email openstudies@xamk.fi.

Terms of cancellation: 
Cancellation has to be made 14 days before the course starts. Cancellation by email to openstudies@xamk.fi.

You'll receive an invitation by email to this course approx. one week before the course starts.


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