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Course offering missing for current semester as well as for previous and coming semesters
* Retrieved from Course syllabus AI284U (Spring 2017–)

Content and learning outcomes

Course contents

The course contains lectures by representatives for different public authorities that are responsible for planning and assessment of the current infrastructure i.e. primarily Trafikverket, Swedish Kraftnät, The Swedish Environmental Protection Agency, and the environmental courts. In connection with lectures, the participants should write theses that summarise and analyse central parts in respective legislation. Alternative course structure depending on number of participants.

Intended learning outcomes

The general aim is to provide advanced knowledge of the judicial assessments in the form of plans and state that is needed in connection with building of infrastructure and establishment of local area protection according to The Environmental Code. In parallel with the Environmental Code, the course covers legislation on infrastructure, such as the road act, the act on building of railway, elctricity act, joint facilities act and planning and building act. More concretely, it implies that the student should be able to:

• Describe basic rules for planning and permit requirement in the different laws.

• Categorise, compare and present central parts in the different laws in writing.

• Describe the Environmental Code's main function at planning and assessment of infrastructure projects and The Environmental Code's connections to infrastructure legislation.

Course Disposition

Precondition is that there are at least 5 participants

Literature and preparations

Specific prerequisites

Basic knowledge or the equivalent knowledge through practical experience

Recommended prerequisites

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Course literature is announced before start of the course.

Examination and completion

If the course is discontinued, students may request to be examined during the following two academic years.

Grading scale

A, B, C, D, E, FX, F


  • TEN1 - Exam, 4,5 hp, betygsskala: A, B, C, D, E, FX, F
  • ÖVN1 - Essays, 3,0 hp, betygsskala: P, F

Based on recommendation from KTH’s coordinator for disabilities, the examiner will decide how to adapt an examination for students with documented disability.

The examiner may apply another examination format when re-examining individual students.

Opportunity to complete the requirements via supplementary examination

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Opportunity to raise an approved grade via renewed examination

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Ethical approach

  • All members of a group are responsible for the group's work.
  • In any assessment, every student shall honestly disclose any help received and sources used.
  • In an oral assessment, every student shall be able to present and answer questions about the entire assignment and solution.

Further information

Course web

Further information about the course can be found on the Course web at the link below. Information on the Course web will later be moved to this site.

Course web AI284U

Offered by

ABE/Real Estate Planning and Land Law

Main field of study

Built Environment

Education cycle

Second cycle

Add-on studies

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Supplementary information

Commissioned Course. Admittance to the course can only be purchased by a legal entity who appoints course participants