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The human dimension of the environment

  • Number of credits 7.5 Credits
  • Level Bachelor's level
  • Starting Autumn Term 2019

About the course

Humans affect our environment through their behaviors and choices of everyday life, with possible climate change as a result. In addition, the environment has an impact on humans through our senses. The course provides knowledge about the factors that are critical in the work to reduce man's negative impact on the environment and climate, and how natural and green environments can contribute to good health and recovery. The course thus covers the environment's impact on human behavior and well-being as well as facilitators and barriers to environmentally friendly behavior and behavior change.
environmental risks, the environment's ability to provide recovery, social dilemmas, attitudinal factors and routines importance for behavioral choices and behavior change, theoretical models of environmentally related behavior.

Application and eligibility

The human dimension of the environment, 7.5 hp

Visa tillfällen för föregående termin Autumn Term 2019 Det finns inga senare terminer för kursen


Lectures begin on week starting 2 September 2019


Lectures end during the week of 28 October 2019

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Type of studies

Daytime, 50%

Required Knowledge

Mathematics 2a/2b/2c, Civics 1b/1a1+1a2, or Mathematics B, Civics A


Results-National university aptitude test-Academic credits Applicants in some programs at Umeå University have guaranteed admission to this course. The number of places for a single course may therefore be limited.

Application code



Online applications are now open. You will be transferred to Application deadline is 15 January 2019.

Application and Tuition fees

As a citizen of a country outside the European Union (EU), the European Economic Area (EEA) or Switzerland, you are required to pay application and tuition fees for studies at Umeå University.

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