Environmental Impact Assesment

Universidad Católica de Valencia

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Environmental Impact Assesment

  • Host University

    Universidad Católica de Valencia

  • Location

    Valencia, Spain

  • Area of Study

    Ecology, Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Prerequisites

    Background in general concepts of Biodiversity, Ecology and Geology.

    Hours & Credits

  • Credits

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
  • Overview

    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.


Course Disclaimer

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.


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