Course syllabus

Water Management

EXTN25, 15 credits, A (Second Cycle)

Valid for: 2012/13
Decided by: Education Board 2
Date of Decision: 2012-03-16

General Information

Elective for: W4
Language of instruction: The course will be given in Swedish


The aim is to give students an integrated view on water as a natural resource.

Learning outcomes

Knowledge and understanding
For a passing grade the student must

acquire the following knowledge and understanding:


Competences and skills
For a passing grade the student must



Examination details

Grading scale: TH
Assessment: Assessment is both written and oral, on one hand a final written exam close to the end of the course, on the other written and oral project presentations. Students who fail the scheduled exam will have an opportunity to take another exam in close proximity to the ordinary one. In order to pass the course the student is required to have passed the test, have acceptable project reports and have actively participated in all compulsory course elements. The final grade for the course is determined by the combined results of the written final exam and the individual literature project.


Admission requirements:

The number of participants is limited to: No
The course overlaps following course/s: BIO787

Reading list

Contact and other information

Course coordinator: Per Nyström,
Course homepage:
Further information: Learning activities consist of lectures, field exercises, seminars, group exercises, project work (both individually and in group), and visits to authorities and consulting agencies of the field. The course elements are compulsory.