The course focuses on the challenges that our society faces when transitioning to a more sustainable society. The course is based on the principals of "challenge-based learning", where theoretical and project based elements are combined to give in-depth knowledge regarding different aspects of sustainable development from both scientific, social and ethic perspectives.
Transition towards a sustainable society, 15 credits
Autumn Term 2021
30 August 2021
1 November 2021
Type of studies
Univ: 180 ECTS credits containing 90 ECTS credits, including a bachelor thesis, in environmental science, environmental and health protection, earth science / physical geography or biology. English B / 6.
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 deadline was
15 April 2021.
The application period is closed.
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.