Atmospheric Pollution and Air Quality

  • Credits 7.5  credits
  • Education level Second cycle
  • Study location Distance with no obligatory meetings
  • Course code MTK326
  • Main area Environmental Engineering

Ambient air pollution is responsible for millions of deaths every year. As societies grow, urbanise, and strive for technological advancement they often do so at the cost of the quality of the air we depend on.
In this course you will learn about common air pollutants and how they move around. You will learn about the effect that poor air quality has on the environment and on human health. You will learn some methods to monitor and assess air quality, how to control air pollution from different sources, and some basic principles for air quality management.
If you want to know more about what contributes to the quality of the air around you and how to work towards improving it, this course should interest you.

Occasions for this course

Autumn semester 2024

  • Autumn semester 2024


    7.5 credits


    2024-11-11 - 2025-01-19 (part time 50%)

    Education level

    Second cycle

    Course type

    Freestanding course

    Application code




    Study location

    Independent of location

    Teaching form

    Distance learning
    Number of mandatory occasions including examination: 0
    Number of other physical occasions: 0

    Course syllabus & literature

    See course plan and literature list (MTK326)

    Specific requirements

    120 credits of which 90 credits engineering and/or natural science. In addition Swedish course B/Swedish course 3 and English course B/English course 6 are required. For courses given entirely in English exemption is made from the requirement in Swedish course B/Swedish course 3.


    University credits

Questions about the course?

If you have any questions about the course, please contact the Course Coordinator.

Associate Senior Lecturer

Yahya Jani