Sustainable Energy Policies


Content, progress and pedagogy of the module

Students completing the module acquire the following: 

Learning objectives


  • Thorough knowledge of international sustainable energy policies, including their origin and historical context
  • Knowledge of theories on sustainable international energy policies
  • Knowledge of the connection between international decision processes and sustainable national and/or international energy policies as well as the directly and indirectly involved actors
  • Knowledge of the implementation and effect of sustainable international energy policies


  • Can understand and reflect on the connection between context, policies, implementation and effects
  • Can critically analyse sustainable energy-related problems in relation to national and international energy policies
  • Can understand the interplay between institutions and sustainable energy policies
  • Can understand and assess planning and the implementation of policies, including the connection between policies and institutions


  • Can independently start and participate in interdisciplinary tasks and cooperation on an organisation level
  • Can independently take the responsibility for own professional development and specialisation

Type of instruction

Lectures, workshops, seminars, assignments, etc.



Name of examSustainable Energy Policies
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 titleBæredygtige energipolitikker
Module codePGLSEPK17202
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