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Environmental Impact Assessment I (EIA-I)
Graduate Program (& Advanced Certificate) Status
Course Description

This course will delve into the various aspects of Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA), bringing together insights from multiple disciplines to foster the integration of effective environmental decision-making within complex environmental, political, and cultural contexts.

The aim of the course is to equip students with the knowledge necessary to actively engage in the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) process, and to foster their understanding of key elements such as the principles of Environmental Assessment (EA), the step-by-step procedure of conducting Environmental Impact Assessments for specific projects, and the integration of Strategic Environmental Assessments (SEA) into broader plans and programs.

Learning Outcomes

A successful student completing this model should be able to:

1. Know the purpose, the rationale and the main principles of environmental impact assessment (EIA) and Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA).

2. Understand the key element and stages of EIA.

Assessment

EIS assignment - individual component 40%
EIS assignment - group mark 20%

Final exam 40%

Prerequisites

Acceptance to Masters programs in the Department of Environmental Sciences and Policy

Course Level
Master’s
Academic Year
2023-2024
Term
Winter
US Credits
1
ECTS Credits
2
Course Code
ENVS5189