Environmental Impact Assesment
Universidad Católica de Valencia
Area of Study
Ecology, Environmental Science, Environmental Studies
Taught In English
Background in general concepts of Biodiversity, Ecology and Geology.
Recommended U.S. Semester Credits3
Recommended U.S. Quarter Units0
Hours & Credits
The main goals of this course are:
- To know the legislative framework of the EIA and the structure, content and general methodology in environmental impact studies.
- To identify, predict and evaluate the economic, environmental and social impact of development activities in coastal areas.
- To provide information on the environmental consequences for decision-making.
- To promote environmentally sustainable development through the identification of appropriate alternatives and mitigation measures.
Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.
Eligibility for courses may be subject to a placement exam and/or pre-requisites.
ECTS (European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System) credits are converted to semester credits/quarter units differently among U.S. universities. Students should confirm the conversion scale used at their home university when determining credit transfer.