Natural Resource Management

2018/2019

Content, progress and pedagogy of the module

Students completing the module acquire the following: 

Learning objectives

Knowledge

  • Knowledge of relevant national and international legislation for specific natural resources
  • Understanding of measurement and indicator techniques for specific resource types
  • Knowledge and understanding of rights, access and ownership models to natural resources (commons, leasing etc.)

Skills

  • Can describe and explain the technologies used to extract and use specific natural resources
  • Can discuss possible innovations and their applicability depending on framework conditions
  • Can describe existing natural resource management approaches that are applied to use, protect and/or restore specific natural resources
  • Can explain principles of sustainable use of marine, terrestrial and other resources

Competences

  • Can analyse interrelated market dynamics between different resources using calculation models  
  • Can assess sustainability of specific management and consumption practices
  • Can compare problems and strategies used in management of different natural resources in different settings

Type of instruction

Lectures, workshops, seminars, assignments, etc.

Exam

Exams

Name of examNatural Resource Management
Type of exam
Written or oral exam
ECTS5
AssessmentPassed/Not Passed
Type of gradingInternal examination
Criteria of assessmentStated in the Joint Programme Regulations.

Facts about the module

Danish titleForvaltning af naturressourcer
Module codePGLEMSK17201
Module typeCourse
Duration1 semester
SemesterSpring
ECTS5
Language of instructionEnglish
Empty-place SchemeYes
Location of the lectureCampus Aalborg
Responsible for the module

Organisation

Study BoardStudyboard for Planning, Geography and Surveying
FacultyTechnical Faculty of IT and Design