Core Module Information
Module title: Sustainable Development

SCQF level: 10:
SCQF credit value: 20.00
ECTS credit value: 10

Module code: BSV10104
Module leader: Behrang Vand Alimohammadisagvand
School School of Computing, Engineering and the Built Environment
Subject area group: Built Environment

Interest and knowledge of sustainability

Description of module content:

Energy And Environment Issues – Global
Energy And Environment Issues – National
Transportation Issues
Renewable Technologies
Brownfield Site Development
Low energy buildings
Environmental Assessment – Carbon Footprint
Environmental Assessment – BREEAM
Building Performance Simulation

Learning Outcomes for module:

LO1: interpret and analyse environmental policy at global and local levels.
LO2: evaluate developments in local energy and environmental planning.
LO3: explain and evaluate the principles of environmental issues in the development life cycle.
LO4: assess the environmental impact of developments on the environment.
LO5: evaluate, propose and justify the choices available for components in the development of buildings.

Full Details of Teaching and Assessment
2023/4, Trimester 1, FACE-TO-FACE, Edinburgh Napier University
Occurrence: 001
Primary mode of delivery: FACE-TO-FACE
Location of delivery: MERCHISTON
Partner: Edinburgh Napier University
Member of staff responsible for delivering module: Behrang Vand Alimohammadisagvand
Module Organiser:

Student Activity (Notional Equivalent Study Hours (NESH))
Mode of activityLearning & Teaching ActivityNESH (Study Hours)
Face To Face Lecture 24
Face To Face Tutorial 12
Independent Learning Guided independent study 164
Total Study Hours200
Expected Total Study Hours for Module200

Type of Assessment Weighting % LOs covered Week due Length in Hours/Words
Report 100 1-5 14/15 HOURS= 03.00, WORDS= 4000
Component 1 subtotal: 100
Component 2 subtotal: 0
Module subtotal: 100

Indicative References and Reading List - URL:
Sustainable Development