Prerequisite/Recommended prerequisite for
participation in the module
Students must have a bachelor degree in surveying, planning and
land management or a similar degree in planning that provides a
comprehensive understanding of land use planning, including
knowledge of land use regulation, governing systems and property
Content, progress and pedagogy of the
The aim of the module is to acquire general knowledge of
regulation of land use and land management. Emphasis is placed on
different levels of administration, including legal, policy and
institutional contexts in relation to managing the use of land. The
module also stresses international comparisons of spatial planning
land administration systems and sectorial land-use regulations from
different European countries and beyond.
Having completed the course module, the students
- must have knowledge and understanding of Land Management and
regulation of land use, both in Denmark and abroad
- must acquire knowledge of theories of the state in relation to
national, regional and local government, and the changing political
landscapes that influence the scope of policy and decision-making
at different levels of land administration
- must develop an understanding of the legal and administrative
options in relation to planning, administration and regulation of
- must be able to develop analyses of land use situations in
light of international comparisons, and to assess particular
courses of action in relation to land administration in connection
with sectorial land-use regulations.
- must be able to critically reflect on land administration
decisions at the local level, and to assess such decisions in
accordance with theoretical and practical understandings of
changing contexts and political settings
- must be able identity core issues – of both a legal,
technical, organizational, economic and social nature – in
relation to the development real property.
- must be able to work in developing critical understandings,
analyses and assessments of theoretical aspects of land
management and regulation of land use.
- must be able to perform comparative international analyses in
relation to approaches at different spatial scales.
Type of instruction
Lectures, workshops, seminars, assignments, presentations.
|Name of exam||Managing the Use of Land|
|Type of exam|
Active participation and/or written assignment
|Type of grading||Internal examination|
|Criteria of assessment||Stated in the framework