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Environmental Assessment of Buildings 7.5 cr

About the Course

Upon completion of the course the student will be able to:
1. describe the basics for the mutual interaction between buildings, humans and the surrounding environment
2. describe how buildings may affect peoples’ health, ecosystems and use of resources
3. describe what life cycle assessment (LCA) is in terms of method and applications for buildings
4. explain which factors that are crucial to the result of an environmental assessment of a building

The content includes lectures with a broad orientation about the environmental issues in the Swedish building sector and life cycle assessment. Special attention is given to different Swedish and foreign methods for environmental assessment of buildings, with inclusion of LCA.

Syllabus

Literature

Application information

Prerequisites

English language proficiency equivalent to (the Swedish upper secondary school) English course 6/B. Degree of Bachelor of Science in technology or natural sciences of at least 180 credits, or equivalent foreign degree

Selection

University credits

The online application at antagning.se opens approximately one month before application deadline.

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Application

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Conditions
Weeks
Application
Autumn 2021
Distance learning
202135 - 202144
Time of study: Day-time
Number of participants: 30
Location: Ortsoberoende
0 meetings
Application code: HIG-16531
Language: English
Pace: Half-time
Autumn 2021
Normal teaching
202135 - 202144
CANCELLED
Time of study: Day-time
Number of participants: 30
Location: Gävle
Application code: HIG-16515
Language: English
Pace: Half-time

*) The online application at antagning.se opens approximately one month before application deadline.

Published by: Veronica Liljeroth Page responsible: Veronica Liljeroth Updated: 2018-03-09
Högskolan i Gävle
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