Courses in English for exchange students at the Field of Geography
This Course Catalogue lists courses taught in English that are available for exchange students at the Field of Geography, Faculty of Science during academic year 2020-21.
When preparing your study plan please use the information provided under the Courses tab in this catalogue. Read carefully the information of each course you wish to take (language of instruction, target group, course content, timing, preceding studies, additional information etc.).
For information on the exchange application process please see www.oulu.fi/university/studentexchange. All exchange applicants must submit their exchange application through SoleMOVE by the deadline given, proposed study plan is attached to the on-line application.
Accepted exchange students are required to register to all courses. Course registration takes place once you have received your University of Oulu login information, this takes place close to the start of your exchange period. When registering you will be able to find detailed information on teaching and schedule under the Instruction tab.
Teaching periods for 2020-21
Autumn term 2020
Period 1: Sept 1 - Oct 25, 2020 (no lectures at the Faculty of Science during week 43: 19.-23.10.2020)
Period 2: Oct 26 – Dec 18, 2020
Spring term 2021
Period 3: Jan 5 – March 14, 2021 (no lectures at the Faculty of Science during week 10: 8.-12.3.2021)
Period 4: March 15 – May 9, 2021
For arrival and orientation dates see www.oulu.fi/university/studentexchange/academic-calender
Any questions on courses at the Field of Geography should be addressed to
Ms Outi Kivelä, study.science(at)oulu.fi
Further information on application process and services for incoming exchange students:
www.oulu.fi/university/studentexchange or international.office(at)oulu.fi
COURSE LIST 2020-21
The following list of courses gives you an overview of courses taught in the academic year 2020-21 (NB. Check further information under the Courses tab in this catalogue).
Please note that changes may occur.
|Code||Course name||ECTS cr||Period||Semester||Mode of delivery||Level|
|790141P||Introduction to Regional Development and Regional Policy||5||1||autumn||Independent work and exam||Bachelor|
|790161A||Tourism, development and sustainability||5||1-2||autumn||Online & Face-to-face teaching||Bachelor|
|792319A||Regional politics, policy and development: Northern Europe||5||2||autumn||Face-to-face teaching||Bachelor|
|790346A||Nature conservation: a geographic perspective||5||1-4||autumn/spring||Independent essays||Bachelor|
|790349A||World regional geography||5||1-4||autumn/spring||Online lectures||Bachelor|
|791635A||Physical Geography of Fennoscandia||5||1-4||autumn/spring||Online lectures||Bachelor|
|790340A||Geographies of global development||5||1-4||autumn/spring||Independent work and exam||Bachelor|
|790350A||Special themes in Regional Development and Regional Policy||5||1-4||autumn/spring||Independent essays||Bachelor|
|790325A||Applied literature of Geography||1-5||1-4||autumn/spring||Independent work and exam||Bachelor|
|790607S||Advanced literature of Geography||1-5||1-4||autumn/spring||Independent work and exam||Master|
|790101P||GIS-basics and Cartography||5||3||spring||Face-to-face teaching||Bachelor|
|790102P||Introduction to the systematic Physical Geography||5||3||spring||Face-to-face teaching||Bachelor|
|790320A||Tourism planning and development||5||4||spring||Face-to-face teaching||Bachelor|
|790610S||Sustainable tourism development in Northern environments||10||3||spring||Online lectures||Master|
|791613S||Position based analyses and services in geography||5||4||spring||Face-to-face teaching||Master|
|791626S||Methodological special themes in Physical Geography||5||4||spring||Face-to-face teaching||Master|
|791621S||Political geography||5||3||spring||Face-to-face teaching||Master|
|791629S||Traditions and current issues in tourism research||5||3||spring||Face-to-face teaching||Master|
|791632S||Sustainable development and global tourism||5||4||spring||Face-to-face teaching||Master|
Finnish language courses
Exchange students can also take Finnish language courses. Completion of 900017Y Survival Finnish is required before taking 900013Y Beginners' Finnish Course 1. Exchange students who are required by their home university to take a Finnish language course during their exchange, will have a privilege to have these courses.