The course takes place in period

3 (2023-01-01 to 2023-03-19)

Level/category

General studies

Teaching language

English

Type of course

Compulsory

Cycle/level of course

First

Recommended year of study

1

Total number of ECTS

5 cr

Competency aims

In this study unit the focus lies on the following
competencies:

Ethical and sustainability competencies

Local and global societal competencies

SDG´s in focus:

  • #4: Quality education
  • #7: Affordable and clean energy
  • #10: Reduced inequalities
  • #13: Climate action

Learning outcomes

Upon completion of this study unit:

You are able to identify and describe the UN
Sustainable Development
Goals for societal development, as well as to
identify how they are
related to your field and to the development of
Nordic society as a
whole. (Knowledge)

You account for the rules of law and understand
the fundamentals of
employment law as a foundation for the Nordic
societal model.
(Knowledge)

You can relate your understanding of sustainable
development and
ethical principles to concrete contexts in your
profession. (Skills)

You can discuss various contemporary societal
topics in a social,
cultural and political context, doing so
critically and analytically.
(Skills)

Stemming from your developed understanding of
sustainability and
ethical principles, you are able to reflect on the
choices you make
professionally. (Approach)

You reflect on your ability to contribute to your
environment while
bearing in mind the Nordic welfare model.
(Approach)

Course contents

UN sustainability goals
Nordic co-operation
The basics of employment law
Sustainable development and ethics
The interaction between society and one's own
industry

Prerequisites and co-requisites

None

Study activities

  • Lectures - 27 hours
  • Project- and production work/artistic activities - 58 hours
  • Individual studies - 20 hours
  • Internet-based studies - 30 hours

Workload

  • Total workload of the course: 135 hours
  • Of which autonomous studies: 135 hours
  • Of which scheduled studies: 0 hours

Mode of Delivery

Multiform education

Assessment methods

Essays, reports, productions and portfolio

Assessment requirements

To pass the course the student should pass the
following examinations:
Lectures, material on Itslearning, teamwork.

Teacher

  • Roos Kim
  • Ullah Rizwan

Examiner

Ullah Rizwan

Group size

No limit (42 students enrolled)

Assignments valid until

12 months after course has ended

Course enrolment period

2022-12-26 to 2023-01-22

Assessment methods

Date will be announced later - Reports and productions

Room reservations
Date Time Room Title Description Organizer
2023-01-09 09:15 - 12:00 D4106 Ethical and Sustainable Societal Development Introduction to the course, scheduele, task, team formation + Lecture + class activity Ullah Rizwan
2023-01-11 11:00 - 12:00 Ethical and Sustainable Societal Development Independent group work (location=on campus/online) Ullah Rizwan
2023-01-12 10:15 - 11:45 D4107-08 Etisk och hållbar samhällsutveckling The Political System in Finland Sigfrids Ingmar
2023-01-16 09:15 - 12:00 B518 Ethical and Sustainable Societal Development Lecture on: Good scientific practices+Ethical review+class activity Ullah Rizwan
2023-01-17 11:00 - 12:00 Ethical and Sustainable Societal Development Independent group work Location: anywhere (on campus or online) Ullah Rizwan
2023-01-18 13:00 - 14:30 F249 Etisk och hållbar samhällsutveckling - Keys to Good Working Life Keys to Good Working Life Lecture by The Union of Professional Engineers in Finland. Lecturer Nina Pirttikangas Mustasilta Elina
Roos Kim
Ullah Rizwan
2023-01-23 09:30 - 11:00 B518 Ethical and Sustainable Societal Development Lecture on Nordic countries + class acitivity Ullah Rizwan
2023-01-25 09:15 - 12:15 D394 Ethical and Sustainable Societal Development Meeting with Teacher for 20' + independent work Ullah Rizwan
2023-01-25 13:00 - 14:00 A409 Working life lecture Mustasilta Elina
2023-01-30 09:30 - 12:00 Ethical and Sustainable Societal Development Independent group work Ullah Rizwan
2023-02-01 10:00 - 12:00 D173 Ethical and Sustainable Societal Development Lecture + class activity Ullah Rizwan
2023-02-01 13:00 - 14:00 A409 Working life lecture Mustasilta Elina
2023-02-06 09:15 - 12:15 D394 Ethical and Sustainable Societal Development Meeting with Teacher for 20' + independent work Ullah Rizwan
2023-02-13 09:15 - 12:15 Ethical and Sustainable Societal Development Independent group work Ullah Rizwan
2023-02-13 15:15 - 16:00 E383 Sustainable development Quiz Ullah Rizwan
2023-02-20 09:15 - 12:15 D394 Ethical and Sustainable Societal Development Meeting with Teacher for 20' + independent work Ullah Rizwan
2023-02-27 09:15 - 12:15 Ethical and Sustainable Societal Development Independent group work Ullah Rizwan
2023-03-03 13:00 - 16:00 D173 Ethical and Sustainable Societal Development Lecture + group activity Ullah Rizwan
2023-03-06 09:15 - 12:15 D394 Ethical and Sustainable Societal Development Meeting with Teacher for 20' + independent work Ullah Rizwan
2023-03-13 09:00 - 12:00 F249 Etisk och hållbar samhällsutveckling Ullah Rizwan

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