Module Information

Module Identifier
Module Title
Waste Resource Management 3 (Waste valorisation)
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 how valorisation opportunities can be identified

Identify the advantages and disadvantages of plastic packaging for food

Brief description

This course will provide an introduction to waste-stream valourisation, with a focus identifying valourisation opportunities in the agrifood sector. We will also explore the advantages and disadvantages of plastic packaging in terms of waste creation and reduction


Through a series of online lectures, guided reading and quizzes, students will explore different food waste valorisation systems and approaches to recycling packaging and other waste resources

Module Skills

Skills Type Skills details
Creative Problem Solving The MCQ exam 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 MCQ exam


This module is at CQFW Level 7