Climate Change, Adaptation, and the City


Content, progress and pedagogy of the module

Learning objectives


  • Must have knowledge of causes, development, and effects of climate change from global to local scale
  • Must have knowledge on the principles of climate modelling
  • Must have knowledge on the limitations of global climate models
  • Must have knowledge on techniques for addressing climate change adaptation


  • Must be able to obtain climate model predictions at the global and local scale
  • Must be able to assess the impact(s) of climate change at the global and locale scale
  • Must be able to able to assess the similarities and differences of climate change in peri-urban and urban settings


  • Must have the competence to compile climate predications for an area of interest
  • Must have the competence to summarise and present climate predictions to a non-specialist audience
  • Must have the competence to use climate predications when developing climate change adaptation plans

Type of instruction

See general description of the types of instruction described in § 17.



Name of examClimate Change, Adaptation, and the City
Type of exam
Written or oral exam
Permitted aids
Without 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 titleKlimaforandringer, tilpasning og byen
Module codePGLCISK17102
Module typeCourse
Duration1 semester
Language of instructionEnglish
Location of the lectureCampus Aalborg
Responsible for the module


Education ownerMaster of Science (MSc) in Engineering (Urban, Energy and Environmental Planning)
Study BoardStudy Board of Planning and Surveying
DepartmentDepartment of Sustainability and Planning
FacultyThe Technical Faculty of IT and Design