BM3000 - Urban Sustainability in the Arctic cities


Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Oral presentation
Grade: Passed / Not Passed

Evaluation Weighting Duration Grade deviation Examination aids
Oral presentation 100/100 1 hours A

Course content

The purpose of the course is to connect international, cross-disciplinary education programs directed to climate change and environmental impacts in global cities. We aim to improve knowledge transfer from advanced research and high-resolution computing to higher education and further to stakeholders and hope to increase influence of urban stakeholders on the content and design of educational programs.

Learning outcome


The student will gain knowledge from the areas of sustainable city transformation, including SDGs (sustainable development goals), governance models, participatory approaches and digital tools.


The student will become more competent in understanding the practical applications of urban sustainability in the arctic area. The student will be encouraged to critically analyze the new methods of citizen participation through the transformation path by VR and AR solution for society and the potential of recycling material. They will work in teams, solving the concrete project challenges with different stakeholders involved.

General competence

The student will gain a general overview of the complexity of implementing different urban scenarios toward sustainable city transformation, including the opportunities and challenges associated with initiating co-creation and deep participation amongst highly diverse stakeholders.

The course aims to give future stakeholders of Smart and Sustainable Cities knowledge and abilities to work with urban socio- environmental interactions in the era of climate change.

Learning methods and activities

Workshop with active-based learning.

Further on evaluation

Oral presentation.

Course materials

Information will be given in the course.

More on the course

Version: 1
Credits:  2.0 SP
Study level: Second degree level


Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  AUTUMN 2023

Language of instruction: English

Location: Trondheim

Subject area(s)
  • Technological subjects
Contact information
Course coordinator: Lecturer(s):

Department with academic responsibility
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering


Examination arrangement: Oral presentation

Term Status code Evaluation Weighting Examination aids Date Time Examination system Room *
Autumn ORD Oral presentation 100/100 A
Room Building Number of candidates
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