Course syllabus

Juridik inom säkerhet, hälsa och miljö
Safety, Health and Environmental Law

TEK070, 7,5 credits, G2 (First Cycle)

Valid for: 2014/15
Decided by: Education Board D
Date of Decision: 2014-04-03

General Information

Compulsory for: RH4-rh
Elective for: BI3, E4
Language of instruction: The course will be given in Swedish


The course aims to provide the students with knowledge of the Swedish judicial system within the areas of safety, health and environment. Students will not only be able to develop skills in identifying and applying current law rulings but also obtain a broad comprehension of the judicial structure of law that will serve as an important instrument for Risk Managers and Fire Engineers to solve practical legal problems in business, public service and the local governments.

Learning outcomes

Knowledge and understanding
For a passing grade the student must


Competences and skills
For a passing grade the student must


Judgement and approach
For a passing grade the student must

Show awareness of the Justice possibilities and limitations in risk management, including social, economic, environmental and social aspects.


The aim of this course is to equip students with the basic knowledge of Civil Law and Administrative Law. Exercises are designed in such a way that students can put into practice existing judicial rulings taking into consideration technical and economical correlation. Special emphasis is placed on reading and understanding legal texts.

Examination details

Grading scale: TH
Assessment: Written or oral examination and an oral presentation of an earlier submitted and approved paper.


The number of participants is limited to: 45
Selection: Priority is given to students within the Risk Management and Safety Engineering programme and the Fire Protection Engineering programme. Selection: Number of credits remaining to obtain a degree. With regards to students having similar credit points, lottery system is applied.

Reading list

Contact and other information

Course coordinator: Universitetsadjunkt Carina Funck,
Course homepage:
Further information: Classes are given through lectures and given assignments of case studies along with individual course literature studies. Written and oral presentations of case studies.