Economic, Social and Environmental Impact Assessment


Content, progress and pedagogy of the module

A student who has completed the module:

Learning objectives


  • Has knowledge of economic impact assessment in the public and private sectors; social and environmental impact assessment, as well as the interaction between assessment, implementation and public regulation
  • Has knowledge of economic models and their significance for sustainable development
  • Has knowledge of assessment methods and tools, such as feasibility studies, presentation of scenarios/alternatives and risk assessment.


  • Can assess fields of application of assessment methods and tools, including the critical assessment of results and conclusions based on different methods and tools
  • Can understand and critically reflect on theory, assessment methods and tools of analysis in the given fields


  • Can independently assess economic, social and environmental impacts in relation to sustainable urban development
  • Can participate in interdisciplinary cooperation in relation to economic, social and environmental assessment

Type of instruction

Lectures, workshops, seminars, problem solving and presentation, teacher feedback, etc.



Name of examEconomic, Social and Environmental Impact Assessment
Type of exam
Written or oral exam
Permitted aids
Assessment7-point grading scale
Type of gradingInternal examination
Criteria of assessmentThe criteria of assessment are stated in the Examination Policies and Procedures

Facts about the module

Danish titleØkonomisk, social og miljømæssig konsekvensvurdering
Module codePGLSUSK17204
Module typeCourse
Duration1 semester
Language of instructionEnglish
Empty-place SchemeYes
Location of the lectureCampus Copenhagen
Responsible for the module


Study BoardStudy Board of Planning and Surveying
DepartmentDepartment of Planning
FacultyTechnical Faculty of IT and Design