YKPS3101 Sustainable Development as a Societal Challenge (5 cr)

Study level:
Advanced studies
Grading scale:
0-5
Language:
English
Responsible organisation:
Department of Social Sciences and Philosophy
Curriculum periods:
2020-2021, 2021-2022, 2022-2023

Description

The aim of the course is to recognise and analyse the intermingledness of societal and environmental problems on a global scale. It produces capacities to promote sustainable societal development in governance and policy design. Students will also be introduced to current sustainable development initiatives, their successes and shortcomings.

Learning outcomes

Upon completion of the course, students are familiar with the concept of sustainable development, it's history and dimensions. They recognise the significance of sustainable development in social science, are familiar with the critical discussion on sustainable development and the shortcomings of sustainable development approaches. They are understand the particularities of sustainable development within the wider fields of development policy and governance.

Study materials

Detailed requirements will be given during the course.

Completion methods

Method 1

Description:
Lecture course and individual assignments.
Evaluation criteria:
Active participation, the assignments.
Select all marked parts

Method 2

Description:
Book exam
Evaluation criteria:
Book exam
Select all marked parts
Parts of the completion methods
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Teaching (5 cr)

Type:
Participation in teaching
Grading scale:
0-5
Language:
English

Teaching

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Exam (5 cr)

Type:
Exam
Grading scale:
0-5
Language:
English

Teaching