The course takes place in period

4 (2023-03-20 to 2023-07-31)

Level/category

Professional 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

Competence in sustainability

SDGs in focus:
#3 GOOD HEALTH AND WELL-BEING
#6 CLEAN WATER AND SANITATION
#12 RESPONSIBLE CONSUMPTION & PRODUCTION
#13 CLIMATE ACTION
#14 LIFE BELOW WATER
#15 LIFE ON LAND

Learning outcomes

Upon completion of this study unit:
You understand the mechanisms and latest
scientific results on the environment,
including
the climate, biodiversity and impact categories
in
life cycle assessments. (Knowledge)
You are aware of the impacts of raw material
extraction and processing, and their context
within planetary boundaries. (Attitude)
You understand the role of engineers in
relevant
sectors such as materials engineering,
construction and the bioeconomy. (Attitude)
You can identify the potential environmental
impacts of engineering products and processes.
Skills
You understand environmental management
standards
and carbon capture storage and utilization.
(Knowledge)
You can consider appropriate climate mitigation
strategies. (Skills)

Course contents

Planetary boundaries, environmental impacts
(climate, LCA categories, biodiversity),
environmental management, carbon capture storage
and utilization, climate engineering

Prerequisites and co-requisites

None.

Recommended or required reading

All learning materials will be provided in
itslearning.

Study activities

  • Lectures - 24 hours
  • Excursions and demonstrations - 6 hours
  • Project- and production work/artistic activities - 17 hours
  • Individual studies - 85 hours
  • Seminars - 3 hours

Workload

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

Mode of Delivery

Participation in tuition

Assessment methods

  • Demonstrations and proficiency exams
  • Essays, reports, productions and portfolio

Assessment requirements

Learning diary, group project presentation

Teacher

  • Makkonen-Craig Stewart
  • Skön Kim

Examiner

Makkonen-Craig Stewart

Group size

No limit (82 students enrolled)

Assignments valid until

Until further notice

Course enrolment period

2023-03-06 to 2023-04-02

Assessment methods

  • Date will be announced later - Demonstrations and presentations
  • Date will be announced later - Reports and productions
Room reservations
Date Time Room Title Description Organizer
2023-03-30 09:15 - 12:00 F249 Miljö och resurser Makkonen-Craig Stewart
Skön Kim
2023-04-06 09:15 - 12:00 F143 Miljö och resurser Makkonen-Craig Stewart
Skön Kim
2023-04-13 09:15 - 12:00 F143 Miljö och resurser Makkonen-Craig Stewart
Skön Kim
2023-04-20 09:15 - 12:00 F143 Miljö och resurser Makkonen-Craig Stewart
Skön Kim
2023-04-27 09:15 - 12:00 F143 Miljö och resurser Makkonen-Craig Stewart
Skön Kim
2023-05-04 09:15 - 12:00 F143 Miljö och resurser Makkonen-Craig Stewart
Skön Kim
2023-05-11 09:15 - 12:00 F143 Miljö och resurser Makkonen-Craig Stewart
Skön Kim
2023-05-25 09:15 - 12:00 F143 Miljö och resurser Makkonen-Craig Stewart
Skön Kim

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