Water and governance

The main themes of the course include water governance and its key elements at different scales; policy-making and institutions in water resources management; and water-related laws and agreements as well as impact assessment and permitting processes. Methodologically, the course introduces the student to basic approaches and methods related to governance analysis through a Case study.
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Schedule:

January 2022 - February 2022

Teaching time:

Daytime

Location:

Espoo

Topic:

Built environment

Form of learning:

On-campus

Provider:

Aalto University Open University

Level:

Advanced

Credits:

5 By Aalto University (ECTS)

Fee:

€ 75.00

Course description

After completion of the course the student

  • Understands the key characteristics of water governance and its link to sustainability [knowledge]
  • Recognises the key institutions and actors related to water governance in different settings [knowledge]
  • Understands the role of legislation in relation to water management and governance [knowledge]
  • Can apply selected approaches and methods for water governance analysis [skill]
  • Is able to work in an interactive manner as part of a group, including reading and discussing scientific literature [identity]
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