Module Information

Module Identifier
Module Title
Waste Resource Management 1 (Introduction)
Academic Year
Distance Learning

Course Delivery



Assessment Type Assessment length / details Proportion

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this module students should be able to:

Demonstrate an understanding of current legislation relevant to waste resource management in the agri-food sector

Explain how data can inform waste management systems

Brief description

This course will provide an introduction to the management of waste as a valuable resource. It will explore the drivers and legislation behind waste resource management, and the use of life cycle assessment (LCA) and data and waste in waste management


Through a series of online lectures, guided reading and quizzes, students will explore:
• Waste management drivers & legislation
• The use of life cycle assessment (LCA) in waste systems
• How data can inform waste management systems

Module Skills

Skills Type Skills details
Creative Problem Solving The written assessment will pose questions that present theoretical problems for the students to solve.
Critical and analytical thinking Students will be expected to synthesise complex information
Digital capability Students will be required to examine and synthesize quantitative data from a range of publications and databases to develop answers for their written assessment.


This module is at CQFW Level 7