Syllabus for Energy and Environment
Energi och miljö
- 7.5 credits
- Course code: 1GV116
- Education cycle: First cycle
Main field(s) of study and in-depth level:
Wind Power Project Management G1N
Explanation of codes
The code indicates the education cycle and in-depth level of the course in relation to other courses within the same main field of study according to the requirements for general degrees:
- G1N: has only upper-secondary level entry requirements
- G1F: has less than 60 credits in first-cycle course/s as entry requirements
- G1E: contains specially designed degree project for Higher Education Diploma
- G2F: has at least 60 credits in first-cycle course/s as entry requirements
- G2E: has at least 60 credits in first-cycle course/s as entry requirements, contains degree project for Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Science
- GXX: in-depth level of the course cannot be classified
- A1N: has only first-cycle course/s as entry requirements
- A1F: has second-cycle course/s as entry requirements
- A1E: contains degree project for Master of Arts/Master of Science (60 credits)
- A2E: contains degree project for Master of Arts/Master of Science (120 credits)
- AXX: in-depth level of the course cannot be classified
- Grading system: Fail (U), Pass (G)
- Established: 2016-03-10
- Established by:
- Revised: 2018-08-30
- Revised by: The Faculty Board of Science and Technology
- Applies from: Autumn 2019
- Entry requirements: General entry requirements
- Responsible department: Department of Earth Sciences
On completion of the course, the student should be able to:
- describe basic energy concepts
- account for conventional and renewable energy technologies and their application
- reflect and evaluate the environmental impact of energy production and the relationship between energy production, consumption and climate change
- reflect on energy costs
- analyse the consequences of today's energy consumption
The course covers environmental impact of energy production and consumption. Further aspects studied are energy, energy efficiency, consumption patterns and sustainability. The course also includes an essay writing in which the student will get a closer knowledge of different forms of energy consumption.
The course is given as a net-based course. Assignments are submitted to the e-classroom on the Internet and the student is given personal feedback by the tutor. A forum for discussion is also available.
Written hand-in assignments 6 credits.
A written essay 1.5 credits.
If there are special reasons for doing so, an examiner may make an exception from the method of assessment indicated and allow a student to be assessed by another method. An example of special reasons might be a certificate regarding special pedagogical support from the disability coordinator of the university.
The course cannot be included in the same degree as 1GV057, Energy and Enviroment.
- Latest syllabus (applies from Autumn 2019)
- Previous syllabus (applies from Autumn 2017)
- Previous syllabus (applies from Autumn 2016)
Applies from: Autumn 2019
Some titles may be available electronically through the University library.
Energy systems and sustainability : power for a sustainable future
2. ed.: Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2012
Parts of the above literature are used in the course and additional reading material of about 100 pages will be provided in the e-classroom.