Course code LAA221

LAA221 Professional Course I

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Course responsible: Kjersti Vallevik Håbjørg
ECTS credits: 5
Faculty: Faculty of Landscape and Society
Teaching language: NO
(NO=norsk, EN=Engelsk)
Limits of class size:
Teaching exam periods:
This course starts in Spring parallel. This course has teaching/evaluation in Spring parallel,
Course frequency: Annually
First time: Study year 2004-2005
Preferential right:
Course contents:
Lectures: . The most important standards and regulations are presented. : An intensive course on the use of IT-based description programmes for new construction and management is given. Semester assignment: Project assignments which reflect the course topics, including a construction and management description following NS 3420. The course content corresponds with the content of parallell course LAA 233
Learning outcome:

Students will aquire knowledge about greenspace managment according to the most relevant legal regulations and national standards in Norway. They will have an introduction to the national standards (NS) regarding project documents for construction and maintenance of green space projects.

Students should establish basic technical knowledge of green space construction. Students are made able to develop simple project documents in accordance with Norwegian Standards through IT based software.

Students will get practice in independent, technical thinking with regard to the management and development of public and private green spaces.

Learning activities:
The course is structured around a series of lectures. In connection with the lectures, there will be given references to other literature relevant for the course. A semester assignment shall be prepared. Field inspection. Semester assignment work is supervised in datalab (when budget allows capacity for this)
Teaching support:
Students receive supervision in groups, in connection with the semester assignment.
Relevant parts of Norsk Standard. Other relevant background informatioin will be handed out during the course.
The first two years of study in the respective study programmes, possibly the equivalent, must be completed.
Recommended prerequisites:
Elementary construction knowledge
Mandatory activity:
80 % attendance at lectures, surveys and seminars, due to the fact that there is not much textbook material for this course.
Compulsory assignments.
Nominal workload:
Total workload is 150 hours, of which 95 hours is used for work with the semester assignment.
Entrance requirements:
Minimum requirements for entrance to higher education in Norway (generell studiekompetanse)
Reduction of credits:
Type of course:
Lectures/demonstrations: 35 hours. Seminars: 10 hours. Surveys: 8 hours.
The content and structure of the course are evaluated by an external examiner.The examiner evaluates a limited number of the submitted assignments
Examination details: :