Purpose and learning objectives

The aim of the course is to give the student an insight into the working life for urban and regional planners in order to make him/her employable.

Content and teaching methods

The student will reflect for one thing on the industry (s)he is being educated for and in what way his/her own education answers to the competences required at the practice work-place, for another the opportunities and limitations present at the practice work-place and the choices and prioritizations made. Furthermore the student will reflect on the relations between the work-place and the wider society. The student will keep a journal of his/her time at the practice work-place.

Course facts

Course coordinator: Urban Nordin.
Course code: KG4206.
Cycle: First Cycle.
Main field of study: Urban and Regional Planning.
Language of instruction: Swedish.
Pace percentage: 100%.
Course start: Autumn Semester and Spring Semester.
Semester period: The course is given both A–B, and C–D.
Module sharing: No.
Special eligibility requirements:150 HECs and a bachelor's thesis, 15 HECs, in Urban and Regional Planning or at the Bacholor's Programme in Urban and Regional Planning or 15 HECs at the Master's Programme in Urban and Regional Planning.
Selection: Higher Education Credits (up to 225).
Application: See the University course and programme database.

Detailed information, including grading criteria, is presented at the course and module introductions and via the collaboration and learning environment Mondo. Course syllabus and required reading are available below.