Time: 11 January – 26 February 2021
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 Arto Sormunen


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

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Learning outcomes:
You are able to describe the most common operations that cause soil contamination and understand the environmental fate of typical soil contaminants. You are able to assess the degree of contamination, related environmental and health risks and are aware of the main methods for remediating contaminated soil. You understand the legal framework of soil contamination and remediation.

Contents and methods:
What are the activities, compounds and conditions that can lead to soil contamination?
What are the environmental and health risks related to soil contamination?
Who are affected by soil contamination, and how is the need for remediation determined?
What are the methods for contaminated soil remediation?

Online exams.

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.
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.