Course syllabus

Teknisk miljövetenskap
Environmental Science

FMIF15, 7,5 credits, G2 (First Cycle)

Valid for: 2014/15
Decided by: Education Board C
Date of Decision: 2014-04-14

General Information

Elective for: B4, BI3, C4, D4, E4, M4, MD4, RH4
Language of instruction: The course will be given in Swedish


After passing the course, the student should have gained an understanding of how societal activities affect the environment and how environmental problems can be mitigated, in particular from the perspective of the active engineer or fire protection engineer. Also, the student should be encouraged to take part in a discussion regarding the particular responsibility of the engineer in relation to sustainable development. The course departs from already acquired knowledge and relates it to the issue of sustainability.

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


The lectures describe:

The course also consists of:

Examination details

Grading scale: TH
Assessment: Attendance at seminars is mandatory. A group project is carried out, that must be presented orally and in writing, and the project report must fulfil basic scientific criteria. Written exam. The final grade of the course is a weighted average of the written exam grade (2/3) and the project grade (1/3).


Required prior knowledge: Minimum 60 ECTS credits from a faculty of engineering.
The number of participants is limited to: No
The course overlaps following course/s: FMI031, FMI065, FMI100, GEMF01, FMI640, FMIA01, FMIF01, FMIF05, FMIF10, FMIF20

Reading list

Contact and other information

Course coordinator: Karin Ericsson,
Course coordinator: Max Åhman,
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