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Course module: NWI-BM038A
NWI-BM038A
Ecological and Environmental Concepts
Course infoSchedule
Course moduleNWI-BM038A
Credits (ECTS)3
CategoryMA (Master)
Language of instructionEnglish
Offered byRadboud University; Faculty of Science; BioWetenschappen;
Lecturer(s)
Lecturer
prof. dr. ir. A.J. Hendriks
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Contactperson for the course
dr. H.J.R. Lenders
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Lecturer
dr. H.J.R. Lenders
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Coordinator
dr. H.J.R. Lenders
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Lecturer
prof. dr. R.S.E.W. Leuven
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Academic year2017
Period
KW1  (04/09/2017 to 12/11/2017)
Starting block
KW1
Course mode
full-time
Remarks-
Registration using OSIRISYes
Course open to students from other facultiesYes
Pre-registrationNo
Waiting listNo
Placement procedure-
Aims
The student is acquinted with the concept of sustainable development and can handle derived concepts and methods for environmental and ecological research and management.
Content
In this 3EC course ecological and environmental concepts will be presented and discussed. Starting point will be the concept of Sustainable Development in its broadest sense (ecology/environment, economy and social aspects, otherwise known as the triple P concept: People, Planet and Profit). Emphasis will be on the historical context and on (handling) the unknown future of sustainable development. Subjects that will be passed in review are:
  • Natural Sciences and the Environment
  • Reference and Target Images
  • Ecology & Economy, Ecosystem Health
  • Novel Ecosystems, Ecological Footprint
  • Scenario Analysis
  • Multiple Criteria Analysis.
Literature
To be announced later
Teaching formats

• 10 hours lecture
• 11 hours question session
• 63 hours individual study period
Test information
Written examination
Required materials
To be announced
To be announced later
Instructional modes
Course occurrence

Lecture

Response course

Zelfstudie
Attendance MandatoryYes

Tests
Exam
Test weight1
Test typeOral exam
OpportunitiesBlock KW1, Block KW2

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