Courses Catalogue

Integrated Water Resource Management

COURSE CODE: ENV3109
COURSE CREDIT UNIT: 4
ACADEMIC PROGRAMME: Environmental Management, Bsc
COLLEGE/SCHOOL/FACULTY: School of Natural and Applied Sciences
STATUS: Core
PROGRAMME TYPE: Undergraduate

Course Description

COURSE DESCRIPTION

The course is designed to give students knowledge on the importance and management of wetlands (a.k.a. wastelands) and water resources, not only to human beings but also to other ecosystems in the environment.

 

COURSE JUSTIFICATION/RATIONALE

 

Water is one of the ecological services being supplied to nature. Thereby, its management alongside the ecosystems is paramount to water security and sustainability. Thereby, the students will be availed with water management procedures for society and ecosystems sustainability.

 

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

 

By the end of this course, the student should be able to:

  • Identify the aquatic resources
  • Understand the importance of wetlands and other water resources in the environment
  • Explain how and why wetlands and water resources are being degraded
  • Promote protection and management of these resources

 

LEARNING OUTCOMES

 

A student completing the course is expected to:

§  Explain the concept and principles of integrated water resources management ·   

§  Describe the methodologies and tools for practicing integrated water resources management ·   

§  Analyze any case study as an example of integrated water resources management in practice·   

§  Work with integrated water management projects to get a fair insight integrated water resources management