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Fundamentals of Environmental Science II

Module name (EN):
Name of module in study programme. It should be precise and clear.
Fundamentals of Environmental Science II
Degree programme:
Study Programme with validity of corresponding study regulations containing this module.
Environmental Technologies, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2023
Module code: UI-UG2
The exam administration creates a SAP-Submodule-No for every exam type in every module. The SAP-Submodule-No is equal for the same module in different study programs.
Hours per semester week / Teaching method:
The count of hours per week is a combination of lecture (V for German Vorlesung), exercise (U for Übung), practice (P) oder project (PA). For example a course of the form 2V+2U has 2 hours of lecture and 2 hours of exercise per week.
4V (4 hours per week)
ECTS credits:
European Credit Transfer System. Points for successful completion of a course. Each ECTS point represents a workload of 30 hours.
Semester: 5
Mandatory course: yes
Language of instruction:
Term paper

[updated 30.10.2023]
Applicability / Curricular relevance:
All study programs (with year of the version of study regulations) containing the course.

UI-UG2 (P251-0049) Environmental Technologies, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2021 , semester 5, mandatory course
UI-UG2 (P251-0049) Environmental Technologies, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2023 , semester 5, mandatory course
Workload of student for successfully completing the course. Each ECTS credit represents 30 working hours. These are the combined effort of face-to-face time, post-processing the subject of the lecture, exercises and preparation for the exam.

The total workload is distributed on the semester (01.04.-30.09. during the summer term, 01.10.-31.03. during the winter term).
60 class hours (= 45 clock hours) over a 15-week period.
The total student study time is 150 hours (equivalent to 5 ECTS credits).
There are therefore 105 hours available for class preparation and follow-up work and exam preparation.
Recommended prerequisites (modules):
UI-UG1 Fundamentals of Environmental Science I

[updated 20.03.2024]
Recommended as prerequisite for:
Module coordinator:
Dr. Ulrike Schinkel
Verena Dürr

[updated 20.03.2024]
Learning outcomes:
After successfully completing this module, students will:
• recognize and understand the principles underlying emissions and their environmental impact,
• recognize and understand the principles and contexts of public participation in environmentally relevant planning processes,
• be able to identify and classify the influence of emissions on environmental media,
• be able to organize and implement public participation processes responsibly.

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Module content:
Environmental assessment/environmental impact study
• Structure, procedure and methods of an environmental assessment (screening, scoping, beteiligung)
• Presenting and preparing an environmental impact study
• Evaluation procedures and methods
• Quantitative assessment methods of environmental aspects
• Measures for mitigating or solving problems
Society: Participation/public participation procedures/public relations work
• Function and benefits of participation
• Legal foundation for participation
• Participants and affected parties (players or stakeholders) and their role in the planning process
• Participation methods and procedures
• Mediating and moderating planning processes
• Evaluating planning processes

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Recommended or required reading:
• UVP und strategische Umweltprüfung: Rechtliche und fachliche Anleitung für die Umweltverträglichkeitsprüfung (Praxis Umweltrecht, Band 12).
• Die Bewertung zur Umweltverträglichkeitsprüfung - ein methodischer Leitfaden: Grundlagen, Konzept, Arbeitsmodelle, Vorgehensweise, Arnim Bechmann und Joachim Hartlik, November 2004.

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