Course code PJH205

PJH205 Urban Farming - Term Paper

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Course responsible: Siv Fagertun Remberg
ECTS credits: 5
Faculty: Faculty of Biosciences
Teaching language: NO
(NO=norsk, EN=Engelsk)
Teaching exam periods:
Spring parallel
Course frequency: Annually
First time: Study year 2016-2017
Preferential right:
Course contents:

Term paper in urban farming. The course is reserved for students who have taken the course PJH105 and want to write a term paper with specialization in topics related to urban agriculture.

In the beginning of the semester, a joint meeting is offered, for help and discussion on the different term papers, in addition to meetings and/or individual follow-up.

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

Learning outcome:


Can describe and explain an in-depth study of a topic related to urban agriculture in written and oral form.


Can apply professional knowledge to find, evaluate and refer to information and subject matter within the subject area

Can make a critical selection of literature, synthesize knowledge from different disciplines and make own assessments

General competence:

Can present subject matter within the subject area in written and oral form

Can use professional knowledge across disciplines in discussions

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
Dependent on the topic of the term paper 
Recommended prerequisites:
Mandatory activity:
Presentation of the term paper in the end of the semester
Term paper. Pass/fail
Nominal workload:
125 hours
Entrance requirements:
Special requirements in Science
External examiner will evaluate the written term paper.
Examination details: Term paper: Passed / Not Passed