Syllabus Environmental Science MA, Methodology from a Systems Perspective, 7,5 Credits

General data

  • Code: MX003A
  • Subject/Main field: Miljövetenskap
  • Cycle: Second cycle
  • Credits: 7.5
  • Progressive specialization: A1N - Second cycle, has only first-cycle course/s as entry requirements
  • Answerable department: Ecotechnology and Sustainable Building Engineering
  • Answerable faculty: Faculty of Science, Technology and Media
  • Established: 3/14/2007
  • Date of change: 7/10/2013
  • Version valid from: 8/15/2013

Entry requirements

Degree of Bachelor of at least 180 Credits (180 ECTS) or equivalent, with at least 30 Credits (30 ECTS) in Environmental Science or Environmental Technology/Engineering.
Proven language proficiency in English (English course B), for example shown from one of the following international English tests:
- TOEFL with a minimum score of 575 on a paper based test and not below 4.5 on the TWE
- TOEFL with a minimum score of 90 on internet based test and not below 20 on the TWE
- IELTS Academic Training with a minimum overall score of 6.5 and a minimum score on the specific parts of at least 5.5.

Selection rules and procedures

The selectionprocess is in accordance with the Higher Education Ordinance and the local order of admission.

Grading system

The grades A, B, C, D, E, Fx and F are given on the course. On this scale the grades A through E represent pass levels, whereas Fx and F represent fail levels.

Course reading

Required literature

  • Author: Schwartz, Peter
  • Title: Art of the long view - planning for the future in an uncertain world
  • Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
  • Edition: 1998
  • ISBN: 0471977853
  • Author: Baumann, Henrikke; Tillman, Anne-Marie
  • Title: The hitchhiker's guide to LCA : an orientation in life cycle assessment methodology and application
  • Ort: Lund
  • Publisher: Studentlitteratur
  • Edition: 2004
  • ISBN: 91-44-02364-2
  • Title: Compendium in environmental systems methodology
Selected articles - available at course start.