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Urbanization and Global Environmental Change

3 LP

English

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Seit SS 2017

Fakultät VI

EB 4-1

Institut für Landschaftsarchitektur und Umweltplanung

36352300 FG Sustainability Economics of Human Settlements (S-Prof.)

Creutzig, Felix Sebastian

Creutzig, Felix Sebastian

creutzig@tu-berlin.de

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POS-Nummer PORD-Nummer Modultitel
2347012 38690 Urbanization and Global Environmental Change

Learning Outcomes

In this module, students will learn the fundamental facts about Urbanization and Global Environmental Change. This includes a detailed understanding of urbanization and land use change, and about urbanization and climate change, including climate change solutions.

Content

Urbanization dynamics. Global Land Use Change. Urban land acquisition and consequences for food systems, biodiversity and terrestrial carbon. Economics of urban land expansion. Urban metabolism and the bioeconomy. Urbanization and climate change. The economics of urban climate change mitigation. Urban transport and climate change mitigation. Buildings and climate change mitigation. Public finance and low-carbon infrastructures. Urbanization and Sustainable Development. Leadership for Action.

Module Components

Pflichtgruppe:

All Courses are mandatory.

Course Name Type Number Cycle Language SWS
Urbanization and Global Environmental Change VL 3635 L 9288 SS No information 2

Workload and Credit Points

Urbanization and Global Environmental Change (VL):

Workload description Multiplier Hours Total
Präsenzzeit 15.0 2.0h 30.0h
Vor-/Nachbereitung 15.0 4.0h 60.0h
90.0h (~3 LP)
The Workload of the module sums up to 90.0 Hours. Therefore the module contains 3 Credits.

Description of Teaching and Learning Methods

Teaching, discussions, small discussion rounds, essay writing.

Requirements for participation and examination

Desirable prerequisites for participation in the courses:

Presence is required.

Mandatory requirements for the module test application:

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Module completion

Grading:

graded

Type of exam:

Portfolio examination

Language:

English

Typ of portfolio examination

100 points per element

Test elements

Name Weight Categorie Duration/Extent
Essay 1 1 written 3 Seiten
Essay 2 1 written 3 Seiten
Mündliche Rücksprache 2 oral 15 Minuten

Grading scale

1.01.31.72.02.32.73.03.33.74.0
90.085.080.076.072.067.063.059.054.050.0

Test description (Module completion)

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Duration of the Module

This module can be completed in one semester.

Maximum Number of Participants

The maximum capacity of students is 30.

Registration Procedures

Anmeldung im Prüfungsamt.

Recommended reading, Lecture notes

Lecture notes

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Electronical lecture notes

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Literature

Recommended literature
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Assigned Degree Programs

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Miscellaneous

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