BENY2022 PW MOOC II: Systems and planetary well-being (1 cr)

Study level:
Other studies
Grading scale:
English, Finnish
Responsible organisation:
Department of Biological and Environmental Science
Curriculum periods:
2020-2021, 2021-2022, 2022-2023, 2023-2024

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Completion method: independent study, MOOC -course. Open university.


The course explores the properties and interactions of natural and social systems from a systemic perspective, emphasising sustainability issues.

Learning outcomes

After completing the course, the student:

  • Can describe properties, functions and interactions of natural and social systems with systems-thinking terminology.
  • Can justify the importance of holistic systems approach to tackling sustainability.
  • an describe how different social systems (e.g. food and energy systems) relate to sustainability.

Additional information

Kurssille ilmoittaudutaan avoimen yliopiston tutkinto-opiskelijoille tarkoitettujen sivujen kautta:

Opiskeluaika 29.6.2022-31.7.2023

Compulsory prerequisites

Completion methods

These completion methods are for University of Jyväskylä degree students. Other options:

Method 1

Planetaarinen hyvinvointi 2 yhdessä kurssien Planetaarinen hyvinvointi 3 ja 4 kanssa korvaa myöhemmin Luonnonvarat ja ympäristö -kandidaattiohjelman aineopintojen kurssin BENA4025, Luonnonvarojen kestävän käytön perusteet.
Evaluation criteria:
Itsenäinen työskentely, MOOC-kurssi
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Parts of the completion methods

Independent study (1 cr)

Independent study
Grading scale:
English, Finnish
Study methods:

MOOC course