Natural Resource Management


Content, progress and pedagogy of the module

Students completing the module acquire the following: 

Learning objectives


  • Knowledge of relevant national and international legislation for specific natural resources
  • Understanding of measurement and indicator techniques for specific resource types
  • Knowledge and understanding of rights, access and ownership models to natural resources (commons, leasing etc.)


  • Can describe and explain the technologies used to extract and use specific natural resources
  • Can discuss possible innovations and their applicability depending on framework conditions
  • Can describe existing natural resource management approaches that are applied to use, protect and/or restore specific natural resources
  • Can explain principles of sustainable use of marine, terrestrial and other resources


  • Can analyse interrelated market dynamics between different resources using calculation models  
  • Can assess sustainability of specific management and consumption practices
  • Can compare problems and strategies used in management of different natural resources in different settings

Type of instruction

Lectures, workshops, seminars, assignments, etc.



Name of examNatural Resource Management
Type of exam
Written or oral exam
AssessmentPassed/Not Passed
Type of gradingInternal examination
Criteria of assessmentThe criteria of assessment are stated in the Examination Policies and Procedures

Facts about the module

Danish titleForvaltning af naturressourcer
Module codePGLEMSK17201
Module typeCourse
Duration1 semester
Language of instructionEnglish
Empty-place SchemeYes
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