Environmental Impact Assessment

Course Information
TitleΕκτίμηση περιβαλλοντικών επιπτώσεων / Environmental Impact Assessment
SchoolCivil Engineering
Cycle / Level2nd / Postgraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter
Course ID600016652

Programme of Study: PMS PPVA 2018-2023

Registered students: 15
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
KORMOSCompulsory Course117

Class Information
Academic Year2020 – 2021
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Instructors from Other Categories
Class ID
Course Type 2021
Specific Foundation
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
General Prerequisites
Basic knowledge of the functioning of environmental systems.
Learning Outcomes
Identification of environmental impacts of projects Addressing and mitigating environmental impacts of projects Identifying interactions between projects and the environment Understanding the interdisciplinary nature of environmental issues
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Adapt to new situations
  • Make decisions
  • Work in teams
  • Work in an interdisciplinary team
  • Design and manage projects
  • Respect natural environment
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
The course begins with the introduction of students to the protection of the environment and the presentation of current environmental legislation. Following that, the fundamental principles of sustainable development are discussed, along with techniques for researching and utilizing environmental data. The course proceeds with the presentation of methods for identifying, analysing, investigating, and mitigating or addressing environmental impacts in various sectors. Examples include impacts on the management of liquid and solid waste, ports, coastal engineering, and other hydraulic projects, geotechnical, structural, and transportation projects. Finally, an extensive presentation is given on the impacts of projects on ecosystems, specifically on flora and fauna. Students are required to prepare concise studies on the environmental impacts of various projects. The presentation of these works to their fellow students contributes to the promotion of teaching through peer education.
Environment, Sustainable Development
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
  • Use of ICT in Student Assessment
Course Organization
Student Assessment
The assessment of students' knowledge is achieved in two ways: through their performance in written exams at the end of the semester and by evaluating the completeness of the projects they are assigned to.
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Summative)
  • Written Exam with Extended Answer Questions (Summative)
  • Performance / Staging (Summative)
  • Report (Summative)
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