Course name Climate change
Course date 16.08.2023 - 31.12.2023
Institution XAMK University of Applied Sciences
Course language English
Credits 5 ECTS credit

Field Technology HUB
Teacher Xamk lehtori
Available for open UAS For Free
Level Bachelor

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Enrolment period 14.08.2023 - 29.10.2023
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Climate change

16.08.2023 - 31.12.2023

Course description

Objective: You will learn about Climate Science, the status of changing climate and how it is developing over time. You will also learn about the impact of climate change. You will also get familiar on how you can study climate change, what the governments, IPCC and companies are doing, and your role and responsibilities towards the climate change. Finally, you will be able to apply climate change in your working and personal environment while being able to win the debates with climate sceptics. Content: Introduction to Climate Change Climate Change status and observation Global Carbon Cycle Climate Change projection and study Impacts of climate change on ecosystems and ecosystems services Adaptation and Mitigation to Climate Change Outlook, policy, and economics of Climate Change

Assessment criteria

Assessment scale: 0-5 (0 is failed, 5 is highest possible grade).

Course way of working and time table

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– Tasks and assignments will be to explore the topics discussed in lecture in a form of text answers or presentation style answers. – There will be an exam, but the exam will be open-ended with explorative question. The exam will focus on the process of understanding and addressing climate change rather than memorising specific points from the topics to answer. There will be no time limit to complete the exam on the exam day (which becomes active after the completion of the course lectures and tasks). – The evaluation will be based on assignments (40%) and exam (60%). – The assignments are evaluated based on the ability to discuss the provided topics, and exam will be evaluated based on the creative and genuine solutions or answers presented against the exam questions.

Course info

Course starts 15.8.2023. After that students can start their studies approximately within a week after enrolling on this course. The estimated time for completing this course is two months. The last day of registration is 29 October 2023.