History, environment and risk: Historical crises as sources of knowledge for sustainable development7.5 ECTS credits
This interdisciplinary course provides a broad overview of environmental and health-related risks and crises in history from ancient times until the 20th century: how they have affected different groups of people, how they have been handled, and how this knowledge can be used to address current challenges and reach the UN global goals for sustainable development. The geographical focus is northern Europe, with global examples. The course also covers methods for historical knowledge acquisition. Instruction is in the form of lectures, mandatory seminars, and a written hand-in assignment.
Progressive specialisation: A1N (has only first‐cycle course/s as entry requirements)
Education level: Master's level
Admission requirements: A first-cycle qualification of at least 180 ECTS credits, and upper secondary level English 6, or equivalent
Selection is usually based on your grade point average from upper secondary school or the number of credit points from previous university studies, or both.