The course takes place in period

1 (2022-08-01 to 2022-10-23)

Level/category

Professional studies

Teaching language

English

Type of course

Compulsory

Cycle/level of course

First

Recommended year of study

2

Total number of ECTS

5 cr

Competency aims

Within this study unit we will focus on the following
competencies:
Sustainability

SDGs in focus:
#7 AFFORDABLE AND CLEAN ENERGY
#9 INDUSTRY, INNOVATION AND INFRASTRUCTURE
#12 RESPONSIBLE CONSUMPTION & PRODUCTION
#13 CLIMATE ACTION
#17 PARTNERSHIPS FOR THE GOALS

Learning outcomes

Once you have completed the study unit you will:

Understand the principles of sustainability and sustainable
development goals, and be able to relate them to engineering
projects, and consider how engineering can provide more sustainable
solutions. (knowledge, attitude)

Understand the principles of energy, its consumption, conventional
and renewable generation, its storage and future trends. (knowledge,
attitude)

Be aware of the diversity and sustainabilities of conventional and
renewable engineering and construction materials. (knowledge)

Be able to identify the demand and development of sustainable energy
and materials in the Nordic region. (knowledge, attitude)

Course contents

Lectures, group projects, excursions, guest
presentations, laboratory demonstration

Study activities

  • Lectures - 24 hours
  • Excursions and demonstrations - 12 hours
  • Project- and production work/artistic activities - 24 hours
  • Individual studies - 75 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 presentation

Teacher

  • Makkonen-Craig Stewart
  • Skön Kim

Examiner

Makkonen-Craig Stewart

Group size

No limit

Assignments valid until

Until further notice

Course enrolment period

2022-08-10 to 2022-09-06

Assessment methods

  • Date will be announced later - Demonstrations and presentations
  • Date will be announced later - Reports and productions

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