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Environmental and Quality Auditing 7.5 credits

Miljö- och kvalitetsrevision
First cycle, L0004N
Course syllabus valid: Autumn 2022 Sp 1 - Present
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Education level
First cycle
Grade scale
U G#
Environmental Management
Subject group (SCB)
Industrial Engineering and Management

Entry requirements

In order to meet the general entry requirements for first cycle studies you must have successfully completed upper secondary education and documented skills in English language and completed courses of at least 60 credits, with at least the grade Pass, of which 15 credits in industrial engineering and management such as Industrial management with a sustainability perspective (G0010N) 7,5 credits, Sustainable development (L0010N) 7,5 credits, Ecology and environmental science (N0005P) 7,5 credits, Environmental management (L0001N) 7,5 credits, Quality management; introduction course (K0001N) 7,5 credits, or equivalent knowledge.

More information about English language requirements


The selection is based on 1-165 credits.

Course Aim
The aim of the course is that students through exercises shall have trained methods to audit organizations regarding environmental and quality management systems. After completing the course each students shall be able to use the tools and international standards available to perform audits of environmental and quality management systems.

A run-through of basics in Environmental and Quality Management together with international standards that concern audits of environmental and quality management systems. To plan, perform and report an audit of a quality and/or environmental management system, in theory as well as in practice. Application of the knowledge in auditing techniques in real audits of organisations in the region.

Each course occasion´s language and form is stated and appear on the course page on Luleå University of Technology's website.
Campus; Lectures, group assignments and one larger project. Guest lecturers are used to present case studies. Group assignments are presented both in written reports and/or orally. Compulsory attendance for certain sessions is required. Internet; Individual and group assignments connected to the course literature and other web material. Communication with teachers mainly through the Internet.

If there is a decision on special educational support, in accordance with the Guideline Student's rights and obligations at Luleå University of Technology, an adapted or alternative form of examination can be provided.
Continuous examination individually or in groups.

Students must register for the courses themselves, or contact ETKS educational administration, not later than three days after the quarter commences. Failure to do so can result in the place being lost. This rule also applies to students with a guaranteed place.
The course L0004N is equal to L0006N.

Helena Ranängen

Transition terms
The course L0004N is equal to IEK254

Literature. Valid from Autumn 2019 Sp 1
Almgren, R. Brorson, T. (2019). Miljörevision, Green Business AB, Täby. Standard ISO 19011 - Vägledning för revision av kvalitets- och/eller miljöledningssystem.
Literature might be added.

Course offered by
Department of Social Sciences, Technology and Arts

CodeDescriptionGrade scaleCrStatusFrom periodTitle
0001Continuous examination indivually or in groupsU G#7.50MandatoryA07

Study guidance
Study guidance for the course is to be found in our learning platform Canvas before the course starts. Students applying for single subject courses get more information in the Welcome letter. You will find the learning platform via My LTU.

Syllabus established
by 28 Feb 2007

Last revised
by Director of Undergraduate Studies Daniel Örtqvist, Department of Social Sciences, Technology and Arts 11 Feb 2022