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Environmental Impact Assessment

Course
Master’s level
7,5 credits (ECTS)
Study pace
50%
Time
Day
Location
Göteborg
Study form
Campus
Language
English
Duration
-
Application open
-
Application code
GU-11852
Tuition
Full education cost: 14 875 SEK
First payment: 14 875 SEK

No fees are charged for EU and EEA citizens, Swedish residence permit holders and exchange students.

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About

This course will give you advanced knowledge on Environmental Impact Assessments (EIA) in an international perspective. Focus will be on the processes and methods used to implement the goals of EIA, with examples from different countries. After completing the course you will have:
•    Knowledge about the motivation and background for performing EIA.
•    Knowledge and skills in relation to the framework and procedures of EIA with specific regard to its basic principles, definitions, procedures and applied methods.
•    Basic knowledge and skills to practice a number of selected methods used in EIA.

The course is given in English and based on lectures, seminars, exercises, excursions and project work. The exercises will be presented by you as written reports and oral presentations. A written exam is given at the end of the course. Excursions may imply certain expenses for you.

Prerequisites and selection

Requirements

120 credits out of which at least 90 credits are in natural science (biology, chemistry, earth science, environmental science-natural science, physics) or technology, and at least 15 credits in environmental science-natural science. Students with equivalent education can be allowed to enter the course. Applicants must prove their knowledge of English: English 6/English B from Swedish Upper Secondary School or the equivalent level of an internationally recognized test, for example TOEFL, IELTS.

Selection

Selection is based upon the number of credits from previous university studies, maximum 225 credits.

For admission to the summer 2021 and onward the following selection applies: selection is based upon the number of credits from previous university studies, maximum 165 credits.

Facilities

The teaching is mainly conducted at the Botanical house (Carl Skottsbergs gata 22B), the Department of Biological and Environmental Science.