The purpose of the course is to study different environmental issues from the starting point of anthropogenic impacts on natural systems, and includes social, political and economic responses to the problems. The course offers training in working individually and in groups to analyze environmental issues, seek and compile information, and communicate results orally and in writing. The basics in statistical treatment of environmental data will also be covered. Students will prepare a scientific inquiry in which knowledge from different disciplines complement each other.
The course is problem-oriented and consists of group and individual work, lectures, seminars, and exercises.
Special eligibility requirements
Bachelor of Science, or its equivalent, including at least 90 ECTS credits in the field of natural sciences. English B/English 6 or the equivalent.