This course provides an understanding of the major air pollutants emitted by key industrial processes, the associated regulatory frameworks and monitoring and control techniques.  

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A further element of this course is for you to gain an in-depth knowledge of emission control strategies currently applied by industry, e.g. processes modification and implementation of appropriate control mechanisms.

At a glance

What you will learn

On successful completion of this short course you will be able to:

  • Explain the extent, impact and implications of emissions from industrial processes,
  • Describe the linkage between major emissions that contribute to air pollution to their related industrial processes,
  • Discuss emission abatement strategies currently applied in industry and design principles for each of the strategy,
  • Analyse a specific emission control scenario and apply the design principles to design an appropriate emission control systems,
  • Critically evaluate the efficiency of emission control systems based on operational and design parameters through case examples.

Core content

  • Air quality parameters indoor and outdoor, pollution sources, their impact and regulation (UK and EU),
  • Bioaerosol emissions monitoring and sampling strategies,
  • Advanced data analysis and dispersion modelling,
  • Carbon capture and storage,
  • Specific pollutants: particulates, odour, bioaerosols and biogas.

Upgrade to a professional qualification

Cranfield credits are available for this short course which you can put towards selected Cranfield degrees. Find out more about short course credit points.



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(20% discount for Cranfield alumni, 10% discount for colleagues of alumni)

£1,340 - Professional/trade association discount

£1,280 - Multiple bookings*

*Minimum of five delegates

Accommodation options and prices

This is a non-residential course. If you would like to book accommodation on campus, please contact Mitchell Hall or Cranfield Management Development Centre directly. Further information regarding our accommodation on campus can be found here.

Alternatively you may wish to make your own arrangements at a nearby hotel.

Location and travel

Cranfield University is situated in Bedfordshire close to the border with Buckinghamshire. The University is located almost midway between the towns of Bedford and Milton Keynes and is conveniently situated between junctions 13 and 14 of the M1.

London Luton, Stansted and Heathrow airports are 30, 90 and 90 minutes respectively by car, offering superb connections to and from just about anywhere in the world.

For further location and travel details

Location address

Cranfield University
College Road
MK43 0AL

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