Course code EDS101

EDS101 Introduction to Environment and Development

Check for course changes due to the coronavirus outbreak on Canvas and StudentWeb.

Norsk emneinformasjon

Search for other courses here

Showing course contents for the educational year starting in 2020 .

Course responsible: Lars Kåre Grimsby
Teachers: Marianne Mosberg, Noe Manuel Mendoza Fuente
ECTS credits: 5
Faculty: Faculty of Landscape and Society
Teaching language: EN
(NO=norsk, EN=Engelsk)
Teaching exam periods:
The course has teaching and evaluation in August
Course frequency: Annually
First time: 2007H
Preferential right:
Exclusively for students accepted into B-IEDS.
Course contents:
This is the introductory course for Bachelor students in International Environment and Development Studies. Its main objective is to provide students with an introduction to key topics and theories within the closely related fields of environment and development. The course will provide examples of environmental issues and social and political aspects of development.
Learning outcome:
After taking this course, the students will have gained an overview of the key topics of the Bachelor programme in "International Environment and Development Studies", as well as insights into the various interdisciplinary theories and analytical approaches that are taken towards a providing deeper understanding of the most important environmental and development challenges in the World today.
Learning activities:
Teaching will be a combination of lectures and seminars.
Syllabus:
A complete reading list will be made available to course participants in Canvas.
Prerequisites:
No prerequisites.
Recommended prerequisites:
Assessment:
Oral exam, in English only.
Nominal workload:
Lectures and seminars (50 hours), and self-study (100 hours). 150 hours of student work in total.
Entrance requirements:
Minimum requirements for entrance to higher education in Norway (Generell studiekompetanse).
Examiner:
An external examiner is used to moderate and evaluate the oral exam.
Examination details: Oral exam: A - E / F