Syllabus for Internship for a Sustainable Development

Praktik för en hållbar utveckling

A revised version of the syllabus is available.

  • 30 credits
  • Course code: 1GE033
  • Education cycle: Second cycle
  • Main field(s) of study and in-depth level: Sustainable Development A1F
  • Grading system: Fail (U), Pass (G)
  • Established: 2011-03-10
  • Established by: The Faculty Board of Science and Technology
  • Applies from: week 35, 2011
  • Entry requirements: One year of studies at the Master of sustainable development
  • Responsible department: Department of Earth Sciences

Learning outcomes

When the course is finished the student shall be able to

  • give good examples of how work related to sustainable development can be organised and practiced

  • have a deeper understanding for previous learning's from the programme

  • present different perspectives of a sustainable development

  • demonstrate the ability to suggest and execute measures aiming towards a sustainable development, both independently and together with others


The student shall during 18 weeks (minimum) participate in a full-time internship, with an ascribed supervisor. The work/tasks during the internship must have relation to sustainable development.


Course introduction takes place at the university, while supervision is undertaken at the internship location.


Continuous hand-ins during the internship and a final written report as well as a final oral presentation must be completed by the end of the internship (to examiner/the university).

Other directives

The responsibility to find a suitable internship is mainly on the student, the examiner may, if need be, help. Before starting the supervisor and the examiner must approve of the internship. The application for the internship is made on a separate application form (to the university).

Reading list

The reading list is missing. For further information, please contact the responsible department.