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Teaching sustainable development in a global perspective

Course
PDG459
Bachelor’s level
7.5 credits (ECTS)
Study pace
100%
Time
Day
Location
Göteborg
Study form
Campus
Language
English
Duration
-
Application open
-
Application code
GU-39200
Tuition
Full education cost: 11 500 SEK
First payment: 11 500 SEK

No fees are charged for EU and EEA citizens, Swedish residence permit holders and exchange students.

More information about tuition fees


About

This course addresses how aspects of sustainable development can be integrated into students´ learning process by increasing awareness of sustainability issues. It aims to increase your ability to reflect on issues of sustainable development across education. The course is oriented around three thematic strands:

  • Human-environment/nature relationships and their impacts on society,
  • Social participation and the politics of engagement,
  • Personal and curriculum values in relation to life on earth

Part of international Summer School

This course is also part of University of Gothenburg’s international Summer School for Sustainability. The Summer School gathers Swedish and international students and offers a broad extra-curricular program to which participants can attend.

The Summer School for Sustainability is a chance to act on sustainability and deepen your understanding of global challenges and the UN Sustainable Development Goals. All during five inspirational summer weeks in Gothenburg.

More information on our web https://www.gu.se/en/summer-school-for-sustainability

Prerequisites and selection

Requirements

Applicants must prove their knowledge of English: English 6 from Swedish Upper Secondary School or the equivalent level of an internationally recognized test, for example TOEFL, IELTS.

Selection

Selection is based upon average grade from upper secondary school (34 %), the number of credits from previous university studies, maximum 165 credits (33 %) and Högskoleprovet - Swedish Scholastic Aptitude Test (33 %).