The overall objective of the programme is to give students an interdisciplinary understanding of substantive issues of international environmental management in general and in the West African region in particular.
General university and college admissions certification / total qualifications.
How to apply
The application deadline is 1 June 2020.
Aims and contents
The programme provides a basis for discussions, critical analysis and reflection on the causes and dynamics of environmental problems and management of natural resources. The course provides a balanced understanding of current theories and practices within global environmental management.
The programme provides the student with a balanced understanding of the theory and practice of environmental management practices. More specifically the students should acquire knowledge of:
- The complex nature of important contemporary environmental issues.
- Institutions, organizations and other stakeholders in international environmental management, an their role in managing and regulating human impact on the environment.
- Central ideas, perspectives and debates in environmental management and planning.
- Challenges facing modern society in terms of the need to plan for a healthy environment and to manage it accordingly for a sustainable development.
- Economic, legal and social factors that impinge on decisions and actions at the interface between human activity and the environment.
- The interrelationships between economic and social development and impacts on the environment at a variety of scales, and how to produce effective and feasible solutions to policy and planning dilemmas.
- Skills and techniques designed to develop appropriate and feasible solutions to a range of complex, international environment related problems.
The course includes ten weeks in Ghana.
More about the programme
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Semester fee: 600 NOK.
Programme fee: Please see the web pages of Kulturstudier (kulturstudier.com).
Questions regarding admission?
You can contact us by e-mail if you have questions about admission to this course.