Landscape Management. Heritage, Land and City

Aims

The fundamental aim of the program focuses on training academics and professionals who are able to meet the growing needs arising from the European Landscape Convention by means of inter-disciplinary training to enable the acquisition of skills related to territorial planning, the sustainability of ecosystems, the rural-urban continuum, culture and heritage evaluation, including agriculture and forestry activities, biodiversity, geo-diversity and chemistry.

Competencies

  • Analysing the necessary information on the landscape, heritage, territory and towns in order to perform diagnosis and forecasting studies.
  • Applying intervention knowledge to heritage elements for their conservation, taking into account the ethical aspects related to conservation that any intervention must incorporate.
  • Designing research projects for landscape, heritage, territory and towns, taking into account their different characteristics and their relationship with their surroundings.
  • Determining the most appropriate study and analysis methodologies in order to detect, quantify and correct environmental problems.
  • Effectively communicating, in writing or orally, reports, projects and scientific documents.
  • Evaluating the processes that influence landscape dynamics from the various risk factors, suggesting alternatives to mitigate them.
  • Interpreting the evolution of the current definition of the landscape and its influence on legislation and international recommendations.
  • Validating projects and interventions on the landscape, heritage, territory and towns, analysing their consequences from a multidisciplinary perspective.
  • Valuing the landscape as a natural, cultural, economic and educational resource.