Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA)

The course provides an introduction to environmental assessment. Students are introduced to key concepts and methods used in both Environmental Impact Assessment for projects and Strategic Environmental Assessment for plans, programs and policies.

The course provides an introduction to environmental assessment. Students are introduced to key concepts and methods used in both Environmental Impact Assessment for projects and Strategic Environmental Assessment for plans, programs and policies. The focus is on practical application and challenges of environmental assessment with examples of real ongoing local cases. A short field trip in Ísafjörður is included in the course.

Prerequisites:

Completed undergraduate studies, regardless of whether BA, BSc, BEd, or other equivalent study. It is important for applicants to have a good knowledge of English, as all teaching takes place in English.

Course details

Academic level(s)Master
CountryIceland
Language of instruction
InstitutionUniversity Centre of the Westfjords
Begin date06.12.2021
End date10.12.2021
Registration deadline01.11.2021
ECTS credits2.0
Field schoolNo
Fields of studyEnvironmental protection (others)
Teaching placeÍsafjörður, Westfjords
Tagsenvironmentplanningimpact assessment
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