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University of South Australia
This Water Chemistry unit from Open Universities Australia and the University of South Australia examines the purposes of various chemicals used in drinking water and wastewater throughout each stage of treatment.
At the completion of this unit, you will be knowledgeable in natural and synthetic pollutants in water and wastewater, and how water parameters are used to assess quality and treatment.
You will also investigate both beneficial and detrimental processes that can occur in the supply of drinking water and wastewater treatment, and recognise key treatment infrastructures.
This unit has an on-campus attendance requirement at the University of South Australia.
It’s recommended that you have completed the following unit, or have equivalent knowledge before starting:
In order to enrol in this unit, you must be accepted into one of the following courses:
In this Water Chemistry unit, the topics you will study include:
This unit is part of a major, minor, stream or specialisation in the following course:
Content may also be relevant to other courses, and could qualify you for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) for a course offered by another institution.
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Students who successfully complete this unit will have core competencies in the biological and chemical processes that occur in each stage of drinking water and wastewater treatment. You will also be proficient in conducting basic laboratory procedures and water quality analyses applied in the water/wastewater industry.
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If you are an Australian citizen, you may be eligible to receive a government HECS-HELP loan, meaning you can defer payment of your fees.
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This course can be paid for through the HECS-HELP government loan scheme. If you are an Australian citizen or hold a permanent humanitarian visa, this means you don’t need to pay upfront.
Instead, the Australian government will pay your course fees on your behalf. You’ll begin repaying your loan through the tax system once you start earning more than the minimum threshold of $54,869 (2016-17 income year).Find out more about government study loans here.
Want more information about the career benefits of this course?
Fill out the enquiry form to the right and a study consultant will contact you with the details you need.