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Course name Sustainable development in changing climate, what has it to do with me? (Master degree)
Course date 15.09.2022 - 31.07.2023
Institution Savonia University of Applied Sciences
Course language English
Credits 5 ECTS credit

Field 4everyone HUB, Technology HUB
Teacher Kajanus Miika
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Level Master’s level

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Sustainable development in changing climate, what has it to do with me? (Master degree)

15.09.2022 - 31.07.2023

Course description

Changing climate is affecting everyone on earth and its sustainable development. This course deals with reliability of information sources on climate change, its basics, impacts, mitigation and adoption. What individual citizen, organization and society should do? The course introduces Human Security Approach and teaches how preliminary impact assessment of the planned measures can be done in student’s own work, hobby or life.

Content

  • Reliability of the climate change information and the IPCC
  • Greenhouse effect
  • Climate change impacts, mitigation and adaptation
  • Human Security Approach (people centered, true knowledge and impact assessment)
  • Ex ante impact assessment of the measures, presentation of the method and exercise

Prerequisites

Assessment criteria

Grading scale: Passed (S) – Failed (0)

Assessment is based on online exam and preliminary assignment.

Course way of working and time table

100 % online course (Moodle)

Requirements

  • Online study and online exam
  • Submission of the preliminary impact assessment of the planned measures

Course enrolment info

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