Course code EDS423

EDS423 Politisk økologiske tilnærminger til knapphet og grenser for vekst

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Emneansvarlige: Tor-Arve Benjaminsen
Studiepoeng: 5
Ansvarlig fakultet: Fakultet for landskap og samfunn
Frekvens: The course will only be held once, in June 2022.
Undervises på språk: EN
(NO=norsk, EN=Engelsk)
Begrensning antall plasser:
25
Undervises i periode:
June 2022
Første gang: Studieår 2021-2022
Siste gang: 2022V
Fortrinnsrett: Admission based on application
Undervises hvor?: Campus Ås
Emnets innhold:
The course will be organized over a week in late June 2022. It will consist of lectures by NMBU staff as well as by invited international scholars. Before the course, students will prepare a short paper that will be submitted in revised version after the course. This paper forms the basis for the assessments. During the course, each lecturer will comment on a selection of draft papers.
Læringsutbytte:

An ability to critically analyze the issue of environmental scarcity, limits and boundaries in an interdisciplinary way and to write a publishable paper on this topic.

The learning goals are:

  • To expose the students to the latest research on environmental scarcity, limits and boundaries
  • To develop the students’ interdisciplinary analytical skills related to this topic

To develop the students’ writing skills

Læringsaktiviteter:
Lectures, participation in discussions, reading course literature, paper writing.
Læringsstøtte:
Each student will receive comments on draft paper as well as the final paper. In addition, there will be group discussions with one lecturer and 4-5 students.
Pensum:
See course website (February 2022)
Forutsatte forkunnskaper:
The students must be accepted at a PhD programme.
Obligatorisk aktivitet:
Participation in all lectures and writing a draft paper before the course and submitting a final version of this paper after the course.
Vurderingsordning:
A final individual paper will be assessed by lecturers and given passed/failed.
Sensor:
There will be 5-6 lecturers that will also function as examiners. 2-3 of the lecturers will be from NMBU and the others will be international specialists in the field.
Normert arbeidsmengde:

A total of ca 125 hours

Lectures - 20 hours,seminars - 10 hours,readings - 30 hours,paper writing - 65 hours.
Opptakskrav:
This course will have it's own website with more information about the course and how to apply for admission. This website will be available in February 2022.
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