Course syllabus

Capacity Development

VBRN35, 7,5 credits, A (Second Cycle)

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

General Information

Main field: Disaster Risk Management and Climate Change Adaptation.
Elective for: BI4, RH4
Language of instruction: The course will be given in English


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


Examination details

Grading scale: TH
Assessment: Written individual course paper and approved group project. The group project shall be reported both orally and in writing.

Code: 0113. Name: Capacity Development.
Credits: 7,5. Grading scale: TH. Assessment: Individual Paper
Code: 0213. Name: Group Assignment.
Credits: 0. Grading scale: UG.


Admission requirements:

The number of participants is limited to: 40
Selection: Credits remaining for the degree.
The course might be cancelled: If the number of applicants is less than 16.

Reading list

Contact and other information

Course coordinator: Magnus Hagelsten,
Further information: Active participation in group work is mandatory. Each group member must be able to present and answer for the contents of the joint report. Members who do not meet the demands of active participation by the others, or disregard their obligations, can be replaced or failed by the examiner.