Sustainable Transport and Mobility


Content, progress and pedagogy of the module

Learning objectives


  • Has knowledge of the current status and as well as the historical development of the transport and mobility sectors and the related infrastructure
  • Has knowledge of the key challenges regarding the transition towards a low carbon transport sector
  • Understands the demand and consumption of the mobility sector as well as the impacts of different modal choices
  • Has a basic knowledge of relevant organisations, institutions, planning authorities and governance schemes within the transport sector


  • Can understand and reflect on important drivers for mobility demand and modal choices.
  • Can reflect critically on relations between use of tools and methods and the reached conclusions
  • Can independently use tools and methods to analyse mobility demand and related impacts
  • Can reflect on the connection between urban planning and transport choices


  • Can carry out research investigations into sustainable mobility aspects in an urban context, by using relevant theories, tools and methods
  • Can assess alternative transportation modes and the potentials of modal shifts towards more sustainable mobility
  • Can reflect on mobility planning in the context of urban planning, demography and sustainable development

Type of instruction

Lectures, workshops, synopses, seminars, assignments, etc.



Name of examSustainable Transport and Mobility
Type of exam
Written or oral exam
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 titleBƦredygtig transport og mobilitet
Module codePGLSUSK19203
Module typeCourse
Duration1 semester
Language of instructionEnglish
Location of the lectureCampus Copenhagen
Responsible for the module


Education ownerMaster of Science (MSc) in Engineering (Sustainable Cities)
Study BoardStudy Board of Planning and Surveying
DepartmentDepartment of Sustainability and Planning
FacultyThe Technical Faculty of IT and Design