|Translation of the Swedish course syllabus|
|Environmental Planning for Sustainable Governance, 7.5 credits|
|(Miljöplanering för hållbar förvaltning, 7,5 högskolepoäng)|
|Subject area:||Environmental Science|
|Main field of study:||Environmental Science|
|Academic school:||School of Natural Sciences, Technology and Environmental Studies|
|Disciplinary domain:||Natural Sciences 50% Social Sciences 50%|
|Education cycle:||Second-cycle (Master)|
|Progressive specialisation:||A1N (Second cycle. Entry requirements: completed first-cycle course/s)|
|Language of instruction:||English|
|Valid from:||HT 2018 (autumn semester)|
|Valid to:||VT 2019 (spring semester)|
This course syllabus was validated by the Faculty Board for Natural Sciences, Technology and Environmental Studies at Södertörn University on 2018-04-23 according to the stipulations in the Higher Education Ordinance.
The equivalent of English B and a Bachelor's degree including a minimum of 90 credits in Environmental Science, Bioscience, Political Science, Sociology, International Health, Media and Communication Studies, or the equivalent
Upon completion of the course, the student is able to:
|4.||Course content, modules and examinations
The course is problem-oriented and contains both social science and natural science perspectives on planning processes for physical planning in different types of landscapes (for example, marine, urban or rural), viewed as integrated social-ecological systems. The course provides a scientific basis, goals and tools for environmental planning and includes key aspects such as environmental assessment, ecosystem services, adaptive and participatory perspectives on planning processes and governance, including user and property rights related to ecosystems and natural resources.
1001, Environmental Planning for Sustainable Governance, exam, 5 credits
(Miljöplanering för hållbar förvaltning, tentamen, 5 högskolepoäng)
Grades permitted: A/B/C/D/E/F
1002, Environmental Planning for Sustainable Governance, seminars, 2,5 credits
(Miljöplanering för hållbar förvaltning, seminarier, 2.5 högskolepoäng)
Grades permitted: A/B/C/D/E/F
The course includes lectures and seminars.
The examination consists of:
Absence from seminars may, after consultation with the examiner, be compenstaed for through written assignments. However, this does not apply to the mandatory project presentation seminar, which includes a peer review of another student’s case study project. Absence from more than 50% of the seminars requires that the student takes the course again.
|The grading criteria are distributed prior to the start of a course or module.|
If a student has a certificate for compensatory support from Södertörn University, the examiner may decide on an adapted examination or alternative examination form in accordance with Södertörn University's regulations.
If there are changes in the reading list between semesters, a new list for the next semester is to be validated no later than July 15 and December 15 respectively.
|8.||Restrictions on accreditation
The course may not be accredited as part of a degree if the contents are partly or wholly the same as a course previously taken in Sweden or elsewhere.
Following the Vice-Chancellors decision on internationalization and grade scale at Södertörn University College (dnr: 1148-1.1.2-2018), this syllabus replaces the syllabus with course code 1134MJ, with the difference that the grade system has been updated. The syllabus is determined through special order (dnr: 1776-2.1.1-2018).