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Courses 2018/19 for MKAT Programme

Master Programme in Disaster Risk Management and Climate Change Adaptation  18/19     

Study Year 1 (Mandatory Courses)

Course Code Link to complete information about the course; study periods, programmes etc. Credits Cycle G1: Basic level
G2: Upper basic level
A: Advanced level
S.Ex. stud. The course is suitable for incoming exchange students. Language Language of the course:
E: The course is given in English
E1: The course is given in English upon request
E2: The course may be given in English
S: The course is given in Swedish
Course Name Foot­note Links KS: Course syllabus in Swedish
KE: Course syllabus in English
U: Archive with course evaluations
W: Course Web Page
T: Examination schedule
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VRSN05 7.5 A X E Foundations for Risk Assessment and Management KS KE U T 1 Lectures: 26 h (45-minute sessions)
Exercises: 18 h (45-minute sessions)
Laboratory exercises: 0 h
Time with supervisor for projects: 2 h (45-minute sessions)
Time for self studies: 154 h (45-minute sessions)
VRSN01 7.5 A X E Societal Resilience KS KE U T 1 Lectures: 25 h (45-minute sessions)
Exercises: 16 h (45-minute sessions)
Laboratory exercises: 0 h
Time with supervisor for projects: 0 h
Time for self studies: 159 h (45-minute sessions)
VBRN35 7.5 A - E Capacity Development KS KE U T 2 Lectures: 30 h (45-minute sessions)
Exercises: 18 h (45-minute sessions)
Laboratory exercises: 0 h
Time with supervisor for projects: 1 h (45-minute sessions)
Time for self studies: 151 h (45-minute sessions)
VRSN10 7.5 A X E Direction and Coordination in Disaster Management KS KE U T 2 Lectures: 44 h (45-minute sessions)
Exercises: 4 h (45-minute sessions)
Laboratory exercises: 0 h
Time with supervisor for projects: 2 h (45-minute sessions)
Time for self studies: 150 h (45-minute sessions)
VRSN15 7.5 A - E Climate Smart Risk Reduction KS KE U T 3 Lectures: 34 h (45-minute sessions)
Exercises: 20 h (45-minute sessions)
Laboratory exercises: 0 h
Time with supervisor for projects: 2 h (45-minute sessions)
Time for self studies: 144 h (45-minute sessions)
VRSN20 7.5 A - E Risk Based Land Use Planning X The course is to be studied together with VRSN30. KS KE U T 3 Lectures: 20 h (45-minute sessions)
Exercises: 12 h (45-minute sessions)
Laboratory exercises: 0 h
Time with supervisor for projects: 20 h (45-minute sessions)
Time for self studies: 152 h (45-minute sessions)
VBRN40 7.5 A X E Preparedness and Planning KS KE U T 4 Lectures: 34 h (45-minute sessions)
Exercises: 20 h (45-minute sessions)
Laboratory exercises: 0 h
Time with supervisor for projects: 10 h (45-minute sessions)
Time for self studies: 136 h (45-minute sessions)
VRSN35 7.5 A X E Risk Perception, Communication and Human Behaviour KS KE U T 4 Lectures: 30 h (45-minute sessions)
Exercises: 20 h (45-minute sessions)
Laboratory exercises: 0 h
Time with supervisor for projects: 2 h (45-minute sessions)
Time for self studies: 148 h (45-minute sessions)

VRSN20 Risk Based Land Use Planning: The course is to be studied together with VRSN30.

Elective Courses - MKAT

Course Code Link to complete information about the course; study periods, programmes etc. Credits Cycle G1: Basic level
G2: Upper basic level
A: Advanced level
Year Study year the course belongs to according to normal study plan. From year Students are permitted to read the course from this year of study. S.Ex. stud. The course is suitable for incoming exchange students. Language Language of the course:
E: The course is given in English
E1: The course is given in English upon request
E2: The course may be given in English
S: The course is given in Swedish
Course Name Foot­note Links KS: Course syllabus in Swedish
KE: Course syllabus in English
U: Archive with course evaluations
W: Course Web Page
T: Examination schedule
  sp1 sp2 sp3 sp4
VBRN55 15 A 2 1 - E Disaster Risk Management and Climate Change Adaptation in Practice KS KE U T 1 Lectures: 0 h
Exercises: 0 h
Laboratory exercises: 0 h
Time with supervisor for projects: 5 h (45-minute sessions)
Time for self studies: 195 h (45-minute sessions)
MTTF25 7.5 G2 2 2 X E Fundamentals of Logistics and Operations Management KS KE U W T 1 Lectures: 30 h (45-minute sessions)
Exercises: 10 h (45-minute sessions)
Laboratory exercises: 6 h (45-minute sessions)
Time with supervisor for projects: 14 h (45-minute sessions)
Time for self studies: 140 h (45-minute sessions)
EXTG30 15 G2 2 2 - E Geographic Information Technology - Basic Course X Only one of the courses EXTG30 and EXTG20 may be included in a degree.The course is given by the Faculty of Science, the Disaster Risk Management and Climate Change Adaptation program are guaranteed admission for 3 persons at the course The date and time of the exam is announced by the course lecturer. KS KE U W T 1 Lectures: 25 h (45-minute sessions)
Exercises: 0 h
Laboratory exercises: 56 h (45-minute sessions)
Time with supervisor for projects: 0 h
Time for self studies: 319 h (45-minute sessions)
EXTG20 15 G2 2 2 - E Geographic Information Technology - Introduction X Only one of the courses EXTG20 and EXTG30 may be included in a degree. The date and time of the exam is announced by the course lecturer. Online course. The course is a distance course and is distributed on the Internet. The course flexible designed which facilitate for the student to carry out the course on full-, half-, or part-time. Students at the Disaster Risk Management and Climate Change Adaptation program are guaranteed admission. KS KE U W T 1 Lectures: 26 h (45-minute sessions)
Exercises: 0 h
Laboratory exercises: 55 h (45-minute sessions)
Time with supervisor for projects: 0 h
Time for self studies: 319 h (45-minute sessions)
VVRF01 7.5 G2 2 2 X E Integrated Water Resources Management: International Aspects KS KE U W T 1 Lectures: 22 h (45-minute sessions)
Exercises: 4 h (45-minute sessions)
Laboratory exercises: 0 h
Time with supervisor for projects: 1 h (45-minute sessions)
Time for self studies: 173 h (45-minute sessions)
VBRN55 15 A 2 1 - E Disaster Risk Management and Climate Change Adaptation in Practice KS KE U T 2 Lectures: 0 h
Exercises: 0 h
Laboratory exercises: 0 h
Time with supervisor for projects: 5 h (45-minute sessions)
Time for self studies: 195 h (45-minute sessions)
EXTG35 15 A 2 2 - E Geographic Information Technology - Advanced Course X Only one of the courses EXTG35 and EXTG25 may be included in a degree.The course is given by the Faculty of Science, the Disaster Risk Management and Climate Change Adaptation program are guaranteed admission for 3 persons at the course The date and time of the exam is announced by the course lecturer. KS KE U W T 2 Lectures: 21 h (45-minute sessions)
Exercises: 2 h (45-minute sessions)
Laboratory exercises: 55 h (45-minute sessions)
Time with supervisor for projects: 0 h
Time for self studies: 122 h (45-minute sessions)
EXTG25 15 A 2 2 - E Geographic Information Technology - Advanced Course X Only one of the courses EXTG25 and EXTG35 may be included in a degree.The date and time of the exam is announced by the course lecturer. Online course. The course is a distance course and is distributed on the Internet. It is flexible designed which facilitate for the student to carry out the course on full-, half-, or part-time. Students at the Disaster Risk Management and Climate Change Adaptation program are guaranteed admission. KS KE U W T 2 Lectures: 18 h (45-minute sessions)
Exercises: 0 h
Laboratory exercises: 50 h (45-minute sessions)
Time with supervisor for projects: 0 h
Time for self studies: 332 h (45-minute sessions)
MTTN45 7.5 A 2 2 X E Humanitarian Logistics - disaster relief and logistics in developing countries KS KE U W T 2 Lectures: 38 h (45-minute sessions)
Exercises: 12 h (45-minute sessions)
Laboratory exercises: 0 h
Time with supervisor for projects: 50 h (45-minute sessions)
Time for self studies: 100 h (45-minute sessions)

EXTG30 Geographic Information Technology - Basic Course: Only one of the courses EXTG30 and EXTG20 may be included in a degree.The course is given by the Faculty of Science, the Disaster Risk Management and Climate Change Adaptation program are guaranteed admission for 3 persons at the course The date and time of the exam is announced by the course lecturer.
EXTG20 Geographic Information Technology - Introduction: Only one of the courses EXTG20 and EXTG30 may be included in a degree. The date and time of the exam is announced by the course lecturer. Online course. The course is a distance course and is distributed on the Internet. The course flexible designed which facilitate for the student to carry out the course on full-, half-, or part-time. Students at the Disaster Risk Management and Climate Change Adaptation program are guaranteed admission.
EXTG35 Geographic Information Technology - Advanced Course: Only one of the courses EXTG35 and EXTG25 may be included in a degree.The course is given by the Faculty of Science, the Disaster Risk Management and Climate Change Adaptation program are guaranteed admission for 3 persons at the course The date and time of the exam is announced by the course lecturer.
EXTG25 Geographic Information Technology - Advanced Course: Only one of the courses EXTG25 and EXTG35 may be included in a degree.The date and time of the exam is announced by the course lecturer. Online course. The course is a distance course and is distributed on the Internet. It is flexible designed which facilitate for the student to carry out the course on full-, half-, or part-time. Students at the Disaster Risk Management and Climate Change Adaptation program are guaranteed admission.

Degree Projects - MKAT

The list contains the degree project courses that are included in the MKAT programme.

Course Code Credits Course Name Links KS: Course syllabus in Swedish
KE: Course syllabus in English
U: Archive with course evaluations
W: Course Web Page
T: Examination schedule
VBRM15 30 Degree Project in Disaster Risk Management and Climate Change Adaptation KS KE U