Managing the Use of Land

2018/2019

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 rights.

Content, progress and pedagogy of the module

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

Learning objectives

Knowledge

  • 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 land use

Skills

  • 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.

Competences

  • 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.

Exam

Exams

Name of examManaging the Use of Land
Type of exam
Active participation and/or written assignment
ECTS5
Permitted aids
AssessmentPassed/Not Passed
Type of gradingInternal examination
Criteria of assessmentStated in the framework provisions.

Facts about the module

Danish titleArealforvaltning
Module codePGLLANK15107
Module typeCourse
Duration1 semester
SemesterAutumn
ECTS5
Language of instructionEnglish
Empty-place SchemeYes
Location of the lectureCampus Aalborg, Campus Copenhagen
Responsible for the module

Organisation

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