A Sustainable Future, 30 credits

Academic year 2022/2023

  • Autumn 2022, 100%, Campus

    Start date: 29 August 2022

    End date: 15 January 2023

    Application deadline: 19 April 2022

    Application code: UU-19600 Application

    Language of instruction: English

    Location: Visby

    Selection: Final school grades (66%) - Swedish Scholastic Aptitude Test (34%)

    Registration: 15 August 2022 – 28 August 2022

Entry requirements: General entry requirements

Fees:

If you are not a citizen of a European Union (EU) or European Economic Area (EEA) country, or Switzerland, you are required to pay application or tuition fees. Formal exchange students will be exempted from tuition fees, as well as the application fee. Read more about fees.

Application fee: SEK 900

Tuition fee, first semester: SEK 65,000

Tuition fee, total: SEK 65,000

About the course

The courses two courses included runs concurrently to get the opportunity to work with theory and practice in tandem.
 
In the course A Sustainable Future: Theory and Transdisciplinary Visions, we explore the concept of sustainability and how we can create sustainable cultures in our complex world. Sustainability challenges resist disciplinary categories and simple solutions. This course provides an introduction to real-world, complex sustainability challenges through literature drawn from natural and social sciences and the humanities, from interdisciplinary theory, and from insights into cases of sustainability issues around the world.
 
The course A Sustainable Future: Transdisciplinary Practices provides a practical entry point to real-world sustainability challenges through literature drawn from natural and social sciences and the humanities, from interdisciplinary theory, and from insights into cases of complex sustainability issues and social movements around the world. The course highlights and problematises the major relevant critical perspectives on sustainability and aims to go beyond simplified notions of sustainability. There is a strong focus on building collaborations with local communities with the aim of creating projects that are solutions-oriented.

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Contact

Department of Earth Sciences

Geocentrum, Villavägen 16 752 36 Uppsala

Villavägen 16, 752 36 UPPSALA

Study counselling

Email: studievagledningcampusgotland@uadm.uu.se

Telephone: +46 498 10 82 45