KKES5002 Energy and Society (5 cr)

Study level:
Advanced studies
Grading scale:
English, Finnish
Responsible organisation:
Department of Social Sciences and Philosophy
Curriculum periods:
2017-2018, 2018-2019, 2019-2020



The energy consumption and production system and its global environmental effects, the formation of the energy issue as part of the national policy and the present national decision making on energy policy as part of the European Union.

Completion methods

Lectures and written assignment or web-based course and its assignments or written assignment.

Assessment details

The course will be evaluated based on the written assignment. If the course will be arranged as a traditional classroom teaching, the students are required to attend 80 percent of the lectures and they have to pass the written assignments. If the course will be organized on a web-platform, the evaluation criteria will be decided in the beginning of the course.

Learning outcomes

After course completion, students will understand the interactive relationship between energy sector and society. They will also be familiar with the formation and change of the energy sector on national and international level in the long run.

Study materials

The books and/or other material needed in the course will be published separately in the study programs of the courses.

Completion methods

Method 1

Select all marked parts
Parts of the completion methods

Teaching (5 cr)

Participation in teaching
Grading scale:
English, Finnish