Advanced Wastewater Engineering (CHNG5006)


This unit of study addresses inter-related issues relevant to wastewater treatment including: (i) the diverse nature of wastewater and its characteristics; (ii) an overview of conventional wastewater treatment options; (iii) the use of commercial software in designing and evaluating a range of advanced wastewater treatment options including biological nutrient removal; (iv) the potential role of constructed wetlands in domestic and industrial wastewater treatment; (v) wastewater management in the food processing, resources, and coal seam gas production industries; (vi) researching advanced wastewater treatment options.

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Further unit of study information


Lecture 2 hrs/week; Tutorial 1 hr/week; Laboratory 1 hr/week.


Through semester assessment (65%) and Final Exam (35%), no final exam.

Faculty/department permission required?


Unit of study rules

Assumed knowledge

CHNG5005 OR CHNG3804.

Study this unit outside a degree

Non-award/non-degree study

If you wish to undertake one or more units of study (subjects) for your own interest but not towards a degree, you may enrol in single units as a non-award student.

Cross-institutional study

If you are from another Australian tertiary institution you may be permitted to underake cross-institutional study in one or more units of study at the University of Sydney.