KS Sustainable Development in a Global Society

Workload Education level Study areas Responsible person Hours per week Coordinating university
5 ECTS M2 - Master's programme 2. year Social Science Liisa Haikio 2 hpw (*)TAU
Detailed information
Original study plan Master's programme Joint Master's Degree Programme in Comparative Social Policy and Welfare 2022W
Objectives The student knows global policy frame on sustainable development. S/he understands the connections between human well-being, economics and the environment and identifies local and global issues related to them. He / she is able to look at society from the perspective of sustainable development and has the ability to combine thinking with social policy issues.
Subject The study unit is an introduction to sustainable development from different angles. Topics covered are variable from year to year and include such as the idea of sustainable development, climate change, the circular economy, social sustainability, sustainable community, biodiversity solutions, food or sustainable business.
Criteria for evaluation Active participation during the Intensive Programme and/or in Moodle on-line learning environment, written assignments.
Methods Introductory lectures during Intensive Programme, afterwards on-line learning methods supported by Moodle OR a course organized fully on-line in Moodle learning environment without a face-to-face introduction.
Language English
Study material Readings are provided by the instructor.
Changing subject? No
Further information Students can choose a specific class under this heading from a pool offered in Tampere University's Global Society Programme.
On-site course
Maximum number of participants 30
Assignment procedure Assignment according to priority