Sustainable Development for Problem Solvers - Exploring Sustainable Development, Short Course | Part time online | KTH Royal Institute of Technology | Sweden
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Sustainable Development for Problem Solvers - Exploring Sustainable Development

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In the Sustainable Development for Problem Solvers - Exploring Sustainable Development course offered by KTH Royal Institute of Technology, you will be introduced to the concept of sustainable development and how it has evolved to what it currently means - a holistic, ongoing process to tackle environmental, social, and economic challenges of human development.

Overview

What you will study

In the Sustainable Development for Problem Solvers - Exploring Sustainable Development course offered by KTH Royal Institute of Technology, you will be introduced to the concept of sustainable development and how it has evolved to what it currently means - a holistic, ongoing process to tackle environmental, social, and economic challenges of human development. You will also be introduced to the impacts that human activities have had on the environment.

After successful completion of this course you will have learned:

  • a broad overview of the history of sustainable development and current environmental challenges
  • global approaches to drive the sustainable development forward
  • the main arguments of why there is an urgency for sustainable development and barriers to implementing sustainable solutions
  • a holistic approach to sustainable development
  • how to identify the environmental impacts of human society and states and trends of the earth

Programme Structure

The program focuses on:

  • You will learn about key concepts describing sustainable development, such as the three pillars, and different indicators for sustainable development. 
  • You will be introduced to the underlying reasons behind the environmental challenges that we face today, for instance, climate change and ocean acidification. 
  • Throughout the course, different frameworks to describe sustainable development will be discussed, including normative approaches.

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 5 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
90

Credits

3 ECTS

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any specific GRE, GMAT or GPA grading score requirements for this programme.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
90

Other requirements

General requirements

  • documented proficiency in English (English 6)

Technological requirements

  • Computer with internet access

Tuition Fee

Funding

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