Prerequisite/Recommended prerequisite for
participation in the module
The module adds to the knowledge obtained in Urban Drainage and
Content, progress and pedagogy of the
- Shall have knowledge on how urban wastewater and stormwater
runoff interacts with our cities and its surrounding
- Understand how this impact can be controlled by using advanced
analysis and numerical modelling.
- Understand rainfall processes and transport of storm water on
- Be able to evaluate the consequences of climate change for
urban drainage systems.
- Combine knowledge on hydrodynamic performance of the storm
drainage system with knowledge on the consequences in the receiving
- Design a water management strategy for city areas so they can
cope with increased precipitation.
- Be able to plan the drainage structure for an entire city with
respect to flooding, receiving water quality and climate
- To structure and produce technical documentation of complex
problems, methods and results.
- Present and communicate results in a web-based media
- Must be able to contribute successfully to teamwork within the
problem area and make a common presentation of the result of the
Type of instruction
Project work with supervision supplemented with instructions,
workshops, presentation seminars, lab tests, etc.
Extent and expected workload
Since it is a 15 ECTS project module, the workload is expected
to be 450 hours for the student.
|Name of exam||Advanced Urban Drainage|
|Type of exam|
Oral exam based on a project
Oral group exam based on presentation seminar and project
|Assessment||7-point grading scale|
|Type of grading||Internal examination|
|Criteria of assessment||As stated in the Joint Programme