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Human Geography and Planning Theory, 15 Credits

Swedish name: Kulturgeografi och planeringsteori

This syllabus is valid: 2021-09-13 and until further notice

Course code: 2KG301

Credit points: 15

Education level: Second cycle

Main Field of Study and progress level: Human Geography: Second cycle, has only first-cycle course/s as entry requirements

Grading scale: VG Pass with distinction, G Pass, U Fail

Responsible department: Department of Geography

Established by: Head of Department of Geography and Economic History, 2021-09-15


The course introduces basic concepts and theories in human geography, and spatial planning, as well as an application of these concepts and theories in practical community planning. The course focuses on general planning challenges, such as participatory planning, sustainable development, the legitimacy of planning and results. During the course, special focus is placed on urban development and the specific challenges of cities.

Required Knowledge

Univ: 120 ECTS, 60 ECTS of which in a major field of subject.,

Proficiency in English equivalent to Swedish upper secondary course English B/6.


The literature list is not available through the web. Please contact the faculty.