AAR4845 - Landscape Analysis


Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Written examination and work
Grade: Letters

Evaluation Weighting Duration Grade deviation Examination aids
Home examination 50/100 4 hours
Work 50/100

Course content

The course will provide an introduction to landscape theory and landscape history, landscape analysis, analysis of possibilities and limitations in the landscape and natural environment on the basis of ecological, resource and visual conditions. GIS (Geographical Information Systems) will be used as a tool in landscape analysis. The course will also focus on design of the landscape with an emphasis on the design of urban spaces and landscape elements in cities and towns.

Learning outcome

Knowledge The candidate - has basic knowledge about ecologically based landscape planning in a detailed as well as a broad scale, with weight on analysis methods as "suitability analyses" Skills The candidate - is able to use advanced analysis tool in land-use planning and landscape planning General competance The candidate- - has good understanding of the importance of landscape in all land use planning.

Learning methods and activities

Lectures, seminars, group work and computer exercises

Further on evaluation

The exercise counts 50% towards the final grade in the course. Both exercises and written exam must be passed to pass the course. You can register for a re-scheduled examination in the next exam period.When exercises have been passed, grading will be valid for 1,5 years and might be included for a re-scheduled exam.

Specific conditions

Admission to a programme of study is required:
Architecture (MAAR)
Civil and Environmental Engineering (MTBYGG)
Physical Planning (MFYSPL)

Required previous knowledge

Minimum Bachelor's degree or its equivalent

Course materials

Information will be given at the start of the course

More on the course



Version: 1
Credits:  7.5 SP
Study level: Second degree level


Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  AUTUMN 2021

Language of instruction: Norwegian

Location: Trondheim

Subject area(s)
  • Information Systems
  • Architecture
  • Landscape Planning
Contact information
Course coordinator: Lecturer(s):

Department with academic responsibility
Department of Architecture and Planning


Examination arrangement: Written examination and work

Term Status code Evaluation Weighting Examination aids Date Time Examination system Room *
Autumn ORD Work 50/100
Room Building Number of candidates
Autumn ORD Home examination 50/100





Room Building Number of candidates
Spring UTS Work 50/100
Room Building Number of candidates
Spring UTS Home examination 50/100





Room Building Number of candidates
  • * The location (room) for a written examination is published 3 days before examination date. If more than one room is listed, you will find your room at Studentweb.

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