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790346A Nature conservation: a geographic perspective, 5 ECTS cr 
Code 790346A  Validity 01.01.1950 -
Name Nature conservation: a geographic perspective  Abbreviation Nature conserva 
Scope5 ECTS cr   
Type Intermediate Studies Discipline3203 Geography 
TypeCourse   
  Grading1 - 5, pass, fail 
 
   
Unit Field of Geography 

Description
ECTS Credits 

5 ECTS

 
Language of instruction 

Finnish and English

 
Timing 

2nd or 3rd year, 1st or 2nd semester.

 
Learning outcomes 

The student is able to define and apply the most essential concepts of the discipline from the view point of Physical Geography.

 
Contents 

The student deepens his/her geographical way of thinking by reading the material of Physical Geography and by writing three applied essays. The topics of the essays are agreed separately with the course supervisor.

 
Mode of delivery 

The student gets course instructions and agrees the subjects of the essays with the course supervisor.

 
Learning activities and teaching methods 

Independent work, essays

 
Target group 

Geography students, especially students specializing in Physical geography. Minor students in geography and Basic Studies in Environmental Conservation. Geography exchange students. 

 
Prerequisites and co-requisites 

-

 
Recommended optional programme components 

Course is part of minor studies of Geography and Basic Studies in Environmental Conservation

 
Recommended or required reading 

List of source books is given together with course instructions.

 
Assessment methods and criteria 

The student writes three applied essays. 

Read more about assessment criteria at the University of Oulu webpage.

 
Grading 

The course utilizes a numerical grading scale 1-5.

 
Person responsible 

Marja Lindholm

 
Working life cooperation 

No.

 

Additional data in the course catalogue University of Oulu summer studies 2020
All the summer courses at the field of geography can be completed only by studying independently. Students should register to summer courses by contacting the teacher by 31.5.2020.

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