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Environmental Science, Nature Management and Land-use Planning

Level of Study

Master

Teaching semester

Autumn

Objectives and Content

The purpose of the course is to give a theoretical and methodological insight in current topics within environmental and landscape geography. The course covers a broad range of environmental geography topics and addresses challenges for environmental management and land-use planning. Through the work with an own project the student can chose to go get a deeper insight into one or several topics and thereby achieve knowledge about different management, monitoring and planning tools (e.g. GIS or Nature Types in Norway (NiN)).

Learning Outcomes

A student who has completed the course should have the following learning outcomes defined in terms of knowledge, skills and general competence:

Knowledge

The student

  • has gained an insight into central current topics within environmental science, nature management and land-use planning
  • has knowledge about relevant environmental management systems

Skills

The student

  • can use sources, methods and theories related to environment, nature management and land-use planning in Norway
  • can carry out a smaller, independent, critical, research-based analysis, either alone or together with others

General knowledge

The student

  • has achieved advanced knowledge about central challenges within nature management and land-use planning and how such knowledge is presented in a written form.

Required Previous Knowledge

Bachelor Degree in Geography or equivalent

Recommended Previous Knowledge

GEO113, GEO212/281/282, GEO215, GEO291/292/293

Access to the Course

The course is open to students at the master's level who meet the requirements for prior knowledge.

Teaching and learning methods

3 - 5 lectures

2 - 3 seminar

Field work

Compulsory Assignments and Attendance

Participation in project work and seminars

Forms of Assessment

Group field report. Individual oral exam (may adjust the grade).

Grading Scale

A-F

Assessment Semester

Assessment in teaching semester

Contact

Contact Information

Studieveileder@geog.uib.no

Exam information

  • Type of assessment: Field report and oral exam

    Withdrawal deadline
    13.11.2019
    • Exam part: Group field report

      Submission deadline
      27.11.2019, 14:00
      Examination system
      Inspera
      Digital exam
    • Exam part: Oral exam

      Date
      05.12.2019