Course code PJH205

PJH205 Urban Farming - Term Paper

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Course responsible: Siv Fagertun Remberg
Teachers: Sissel Torre, Trine Aulstad Sogn Tomasgaard, Richard Harvey Meadow
ECTS credits: 5
Faculty: Faculty of Biosciences
Teaching language: NO
(NO=norsk, EN=Engelsk)
Teaching exam periods:
Spring parallel
Course frequency: Annually
First time: 2016H
Preferential right:
B-PV
Course contents:

Term paper in urban farming. The course will provide a specialization in topics related to urban agriculture for students already passed PJH105 Urban farming.

In the beginning of the semester, a joint meeting is offered, for help and discussion on the different term papers.

In the end of the semester, there will be organized a session for presentation of all of the term papers. 

Learning outcome:
The course shall lead to specialization within urban horticulture. Furthermore, the course shall lead to: experience and knowledge in search of literature and critical selection, the synthesis of knowledge from several disiplines and to draw own conclusions, and in presentation, both as written assignment and oral presentation. 
Learning activities:
The student shall select a topic and work independently with the term paper under guidance of teacher(s). The student shall also prepare and present an oral presentation based on the term paper to a relevant group. 
Teaching support:
Canvas and individual supervision
Syllabus:
Dependent on the topic of the term paper 
Prerequisites:
PJH105
Recommended prerequisites:
PJH105
Mandatory activity:
Presentation of the term paper in the end of the semester
Assessment:
Term paper. Pass/fail
Nominal workload:
150 hours
Entrance requirements:
Special requirements in Science
Examiner:
Examiner will assess the term papers and be present at the presentations.
Examination details: Continuous exam: Passed / Failed