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Before choosing courseAI285U Infrastructure - Responsability and Financing 7.5 creditsAdministrate About course
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* Retrieved from Course syllabus AI285U (Autumn 2017–)

Content and learning outcomes

Course contents

The course covers- based on the technical design and function of different infrastructure facilities – alternative ways of responsibility for building, administration and funding. The course focus primarily on various types of transport systems, power supply, water, drain and telecommunications etc, are covered in the course, but cover also preservation of buildings and nature. The course constitutes a specialisation and expansion of the subject content in earlier courses.

The teaching consists of lectures and seminars

Intended learning outcomes

The general the aim of the course is that the participants should obtain advanced knowledge of problems and principal solutions that concern who that should be responsible for building and operation of various types of infrastructure facilities A central question is also, how different facilities should be financed.

These questions are treated in view of how Sweden has solved the responsibility and funding of different facilities. It also intends which decisions about plans and permits that are required for construction of infrastructure as well as the importance of the Environmental Code's regulations for a sustainable use of land and water resources.

This implies that the course participants after completing the course should be able to:

- Account for alternative systems for responsibility for building and management of infrastructure.

- Account for alternative designs of system for funding and distribution of infrastructure costs for construction and operation.

- Compare and evaluate these types of systems for responsibility and funding, based on inter alia different perspectives of just distribution.

- Describe the basic forms for responsibilities, funding, planning/permits that applies in Sweden to achieve a sustainable societal development.

Course Disposition

Precondition is that there are at least 5 participants

Literature and preparations

Specific prerequisites

Basic knowledge or equivalent knowledge through practical experience

Recommended prerequisites

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Equipment

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Literature

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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

Examination

  • INL1 - Written assignment, 2,0 hp, betygsskala: P, F
  • SEM1 - Seminar assignment, 2,0 hp, betygsskala: P, F
  • TEN1 - Exam, 3,5 hp, betygsskala: A, B, C, D, E, FX, 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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Examiner

Profile picture Peter Ekbäck

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 AI285U

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