Environmental Management in Planning
Environmental issues are increasingly important in physical planning as they are complex, intertwined with other policy areas and require a broad analysis to identify potential solutions and different stakeholder perspectives. The course will give you knowledge about theory, methods and practice within physical planning with Swedish examples.
The course is part of Master's Programme in Environmental Management and Physical Planning but can also be read as a separate course.
- Environmental issues in Physical Planning, 7.5 credits
- Project, 7.5 credits
Environmental issues in Physical Planning
The course unit covers, physical planning and as planning for environmental management and nature conservation as well as environmental impact assessment and strategic environmental assessment. The regulatory frameworks within the environmental and planning areas are covered, as is the planning roles of County Boards and municipalities.
The course unit is composed of a project where the theoretical knowledge in environmental management in planning on a practical planning case.
The education consists of lectures, seminars, exercises, project work and study visits.
After the course, students are expected to:
- describe methods and approaches used in handling environmental issues in planning
- apply relevant legislation and other regulatory measures for environmental management in planning
- independently seek relevant information on environmental aspects in planning
- analyse uncertainties, knowledge and values in environmentally directed planning
- carry out a written environmental planning investigation and orally present it.
For details see syllabus.
ScheduleThe schedule will be available no later than one month before the start of the course. We do not recommend print-outs as changes can occur. At the start of the course, your department will advise where you can find your schedule during the course.
Course literatureNote that the course literature can be changed up to two months before the start of the course.
Registration is normally done at the beginning of each semester.