Main field(s) of study and in-depth level:
Sustainable Development A1N
Fail (U), Pass (G)
The Faculty Board of Science and Technology
A Bachelor's degree, equivalent to a Swedish degree of at least 180 credits (i.e. three years of full-time study), within the natural sciences, technology, the social sciences, jurisprudence or the historical/philosophical subject areas. Proficiency in English (see link: Application and requirements for the programme).
On completion of the course, the student should be able to:
gather and compile relevant scientific literature in printed and digital form;
use scientific literature according to different disciplinary and interdisciplinary traditions and work methods;
define and evaluate ethical questions with relevance for sustainable development;
analyse scientific concepts and their field of use;
scientifically communicate in spoken and written form, within and between different scientific areas.
The course intends to give a general introduction to theory and method studies, on an advanced level, in relation to sustainable development, interdisciplinarity and systems oriented science. It also gives an overview of the content and structure of the Master's programme in sustainable development. The course gives an introduction to general skills that will be beneficial during the programme and later in work life within the complex field of sustainable development.
Guest lectures, seminars, workshops and supervision with focus on communication and interaction between teachers and students.
Oral and written presentations. Preparations before seminars and active participation in seminars.