Virtual Studies Course Catalogue
16.3.2020 – 30.6.2020
After the course students will be familiar with globalization and corporate (social) responsibility, as well as the Millennium and the Sustainable Development Goals (MDGs and SDGs) of UN. Students will understand their contents and the kind of possibilities and challenges they set for companies.
9.3.2020 – 3.5.2020
The course introduces students to the meaning of mixed methods (MM) research, the philosophical underpinnings of MM research, various MM designs, sampling and data collection in MM research, and data analysis and interpretations in MM research.
3.2.2020 – 22.3.2020
Water supply and sanitation (WSS) are a key element in the development of societies. The water history course will remind us that decisions about and management of water resources and services over the long-term are to a large extent public by nature. As water systems and water use have expanded...
1.2.2020 – 30.4.2020
1) Education development globally: education as one of the sustainable development goals (SDG4), education policies, trends, challenges and international cooperation 2) Research in education development, education in sustainability and development education 3) Connections between local,...
7.1.2020 – 21.2.2020
The objectives of the course are to introduce the key concepts in interdisciplinary research on gender-related violence, and to illustrate through multidisciplinary research examples the diverse forms of violence and the ways gender-related violence is entangled with contemporary global...
28.10.2019 – 15.12.2019
This course introduces participants to the main concepts and key issues in global development and sustainability. The course outlines first how different perceptions of global development and sustainability have been portrayed in development thought and theories. Second, it addresses structures and...
28.10.2019 – 20.12.2019
The course gives an overview of the field of environmental studies; particularly how to reach sustainable development goals and global challenges, covering the central themes of Water and Sanitation (SDG 6), Food (SDG 2) and Energy (SDG7). These areas (SDG goals) are highly intertwined with each...
1.10.2019 – 31.10.2019
The course gives an overview of how exchange in general and international market exchange (international trade) in particular are related to different aspects of development. It also gives the possibility to relate the standard economics trade and development theories/models to other theories of...
1.10.2019 – 22.11.2019
The objective of this course is to introduce the students to the humanitarian crisis aspects of various types of disasters. The course will present real-life examples of how public health is compromised in a disaster; how the human rights get violated; who are vulnerable groups; how environment...