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The Company and Environmental legislation 7.5 Credits

Företaget och miljökraven
First cycle, L0007N
Course syllabus valid: Spring 2019 Sp 3 - Present
The version indicates the term and period for which this course syllabus is valid. The most recent version of the course syllabus is shown first.

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

More information about English language requirements


The selection is based on final school grades or Swedish Scholastic Aptitude Test.

Course Aim
After completion of this course the student shall be able to give an account of how vital parts of Swedish environmental legislation is interpreted and applied in Swedish companies.

The most important constitution in Swedish environmental legislation is the Environmental Code. The Environmental Code contains a multitude of requirements regarding companies and their activities. The course highlights how the most important parts of the Environmental Code can be interpreted and how these parts can be applied within companies. The different elements of the course gives deeper knowledge within areas such as; environmental impact assessments (EIA), environmentally hazardous activities, contaminated areas and after-treatment, chemical compounds, waste and producer responsibility, environmental reporting and risk assessments. The course is appropriate for those who come into contact with environmental issues through their work in companies or those working with environmental supervision for the authorities. The course is also appropriate for students needing to supplement their education in the environmental field.

The course is held as an Internet based course at quarter speed without gatherings. Learning is achieved by self studies and tutoring through the Internet where examination is continuous.

Webb based tests and assignments. Alternative examination might exist.

Students must register for the courses themselves, or contact ETS 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.

Thomas Zobel

Literature. Valid from Spring 2019 Sp 3 (May change until 10 weeks before course start)
Michanek, M & Zetterberg, C. (2017). Den svenska miljörätten (fjärde upplagan). Iustus Förlag AB,
Uppsala. ISBN: 978-91-7678-951-3.
Supplementary material will be electronic available.
Literature might be added.

Course offered by
Department of Business Administration, Technology and Social Sciences

0001Test and Take-home work7.5TG U G#

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 Department of Business Administration and Social Sciences 28 Feb 2007

Last revised
by Director of Undergraduate Studies Daniel Örtqvist, Department of Business Administration, Technology and Social Sciences 09 Nov 2018