Study plan - Bachelor's programme in Landscape Planning with Landscape Architecture

Autumn 2021

Learning outcomes

Knowledge

The student should have knowledge about:

  • the most important parts of landscape- and spatial planning, know how planning processes take place, and know how the Planning and building Act is used un physical planning. 
  • landscape characteristics at different scales, how the different ladscapes make a whole, and how changes will influence this whole. 
  • how to design green areas in rural and urban areas, using garden plants and natural vegetation. 
  •  about the most important ecological processes in the landscape, with special focus on landscape- and vegetation ecology. 
  • management of cultural landscapes, and how to preserve biodiversity in seminatural sites.
  • cultural monuments and the legal basis for protection and management of cultural monuments.

Skills

The student should:

  • be able to use digital tools as geographcal information systems (GIS) in landscape planning.
  • be able to perform statistical analyses.
  • be able to perform landscape analyses.
  • be able to assess different types of constructions in the landscape, and their influence on ecological processes and aesthetic values in the landscape.
  • be able to perform  Risk and vulnerability analyses for nature hazards, and environmental assessment analyses.
  • have insight in the legal foundation for physical planning, and be able to use the legal basis in planning situations.
  • master reference handling, citation techniques and source criticism

 

General competence

  • The student are able to perform  landscape planning for public and private sector, anchored in a solid evironmental knowledge base, and based on good insigth in landscape architecture.