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Environmental Legislation

Structure Type: Study unit
Code: IEYX0909
Type: Compulsory
Curriculum: YT 2019
Level: Bachelor of Engineering
Year of Study: 2 (2020-2021)
Semester: Spring
Credits: 3 cr
Responsible Teacher: Niemelä, Riitta
Language of Instruction: Finnish

Courses During the Academic Year 2020-2021

Impl.Group(s)Study TimeTeacher(s)LanguageEnrolment
3001ET2019-2, ET2019-2A, ET2019-2B, YT2019-2, YT2019-2A, YT2019-2B2020-10-19 – 2020-12-20Eija IivariFinnish2020-08-17 – 2020-09-11

Learning Outcomes

The student understands the structure and role of environmental legislation. The student is able to search information from legislation sources. The student is familiar with the studies, report and obligations related to land use planning. The student is acquainted with the guidance principles of community structure and functions.

Student's Workload

Total work load for the student 81 h, including scheduled studies and autonomous work.

Prerequisites / Recommended Optional Courses

No prerequisites.


Finnish environmental administration and its international connections. Environmental Protection Act and environmental permits. Act on Environmental Impact Assessment Procedure. Main aspects of legislation concerning soil, water, waste, health and environmental protection. Land Use Planning and Building Degree. Control means for environmental policies.

Recommended or Required Reading and Other Learning Resources/Tools

Environmental legislation, Land Use and Building Degree, lectures, materials provided by the lecturer.

Mode of Delivery / Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods

Lectures, written assignments, reports.

Assessment Criteria

Grade 1: The student knows those subjects of the course, which are necessary for the forthcoming studies and working life.
Grade 3: The student is well-abled to utilize the course contents.
Grade 5: The student is able to apply creatively the contents of the course.

Assessment Methods

Examination and reports. Numeric assessment.