Water Management, Transport Planning and Infrastructure Synergies

2019/2020

Content, progress and pedagogy of the module

Learning objectives

Knowledge

  • Has knowledge of challenges for the sustainable transition of urban infrastructures
  • Has thorough knowledge of a planning tool within water management, climate change adaptation, or transport and mobility planning
  • Has knowledge on possible synergies that can be obtained within different infrastructures of the city as well as risks of sub-optimisation between infrastructures that should be avoided
  • Has an overview of quantitative and qualitative economic, sociological, environmental and/or technical methods of analysis of solutions in relation to sustainable cities

Skills

  • Can analyse and critically reflect on relevant policies, strategies and plans for urban development in terms of their impacts and potentials for sustainable development within a sector as well as across sectors of cities
  • Can identify and justify a relevant research problem within the field of sustainable cities
  • Can choose, apply and critically reflect on relevant quantitative as well as qualitative economic, sociological, environmental and/or technical methods of analysis
  • Can identify solutions and strategies that promote sustainable development within water management, climate change adaptation or transport and mobility planning as well as across the infrastructural sectors in cities
  • Can motivate and substantiate the general structure and methods of the project in a scientific context
  • Can relate critically to sources and indicate accurate references
  • Can communicate the results of the project to a selected target audience¬†

Competences

  • Can correctly apply theories of science and research methods relevant for conducting research within the field of sustainable cities in relation to the chosen research problem
  • Can independently initiate and participate in interdisciplinary planning tasks and cooperation across social levels, nationalities and cultures
  • Can independently identify strategies for promoting sustainable (urban) development
  • Can independently identify the complex combination of synergies and potential conflicts within challenges and solutions for different sectors of the city
  • Can identify and engage with relevant actors related to the chosen research problem

Type of instruction

Problem-oriented project work in groups

Exam

Exams

Name of examWater Management, Transport Planning and Infrastructure Synergies
Type of exam
Oral exam based on a project
ECTS15
Assessment7-point grading scale
Type of gradingExternal examination
Criteria of assessmentAs outlined in the Joint Programme Regulations

Facts about the module

Danish titleVand- og Transportplanlægning samt Synergier Mellem Infrastrukturer
Module codePGLSUSK19201
Module typeProject
Duration1 semester
SemesterSpring
ECTS15
Language of instructionEnglish
Location of the lectureCampus Copenhagen
Responsible for the module

Organisation

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