Course code GLA303

GLA303 Landscape in a globalised world: Historical and Theoretical Perspectives

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Course responsible: Anne Margrethe Bø Tibballs, Kerstin Potthoff
ECTS credits: 10
Faculty: Faculty of Landscape and Society
Teaching language: EN
(NO=norsk, EN=Engelsk)
Limits of class size:
30 students in 2020, 40 students in 2021
Teaching exam periods:
Autumn parallel
Course frequency: Every year
First time: Study year 2020-2021
Preferential right:
Students enrolled in the Master Landscape Architecture for Global Sustainability programme.
Course contents:

The course provides insight into historical and theoretical perspectives of landscape transformation. Particular importance will be attached to the question of how extensive networks of economic, cultural, social and political interconnections and processes transform landscapes across local, regional and national boundaries.

The course consists of lectures and seminars. The content of the lectures and the written assignments is discussed in the seminars.

Learning outcome:

The aim of the course is to provide students with historical and theoretical perspectives that offer them a deeper understanding of landscape transformation.

Knowledge: Students have an understanding of how global processes corelate with landscape transformation.

Skills: Students are able to apply different historical and theoretical perspectives to comprehend and interpret landscape transformation.

General competences: Students are able to communicate insights in written and oral form with scientific rigor.

Learning activities:
Lectures, seminars
Teaching support:
Feedback during seminars and presentations.
Under development; the reading list will be available at the start of the course.
Relevant Bachelor degree
Recommended prerequisites:
Mandatory activity:
Excepted full-time participation in lectures and seminars. Presentation of written assignments.

Written assignments. Each written assignment is graded. The final grade is the average grade of all written assignments.

All assignments are given and have to be submitted in ENGLISH ONLY.

Nominal workload:
300 hours
Entrance requirements:
Admission to the Master Landscape Architecture for Global Sustainability programme. External students may enroll based on individual case.
Reduction of credits:
Type of course:
300 hours consisting of seminars, lectures and self-study
An external examiner evaluates a selection of the assignments.
Examination details: :