The student understands the ecological aspect of sustainable development and its significance for the bioeconomy. The student is aware of the human and environmental impacts of the bioeconomy. The student is able to analyze and anticipate the impacts of biological and ecological factors on the functioning and development of the bioeconomy.
Prerequisites and co-requisites
Environmentally sustainable use of natural resources
Regional, national and global exploitation of biomass resources and the ecological boundaries, risks and analysis and forecasting of them.
Impact of bioeconomy on soil, atmosphere, water and species.
Assessment criteria - grade 1 and 2
Sufficient learner (1): The student is familiar with basic concepts of ecological aspects of bioeconomy and related challenges and opportunities
Satisfactory learner (2): The student is familiar with the basic concepts of ecological issues, challenges and opportunities in the sector of bioeconomy and can apply them partially
Assessment criteria - grade 3 and 4
Good learner (3): The student knows the key concepts and practices related to the ecological perspective of bioeconomy and the basic methods for their evaluation. The student is able to make well-founded choices from an ecological perspective
Very good learner (4): The student masters the key ecological concepts and methods of bioeconomy and is able to apply them critically in solving ecological challenges of bioeconomy
Assessment criteria - grade 5
Excellent learner (5): The student masters the key concepts and methods of bioeconomy and is able to apply them critically and innovatively in solving demanding ecological challenges of bioeconomy.
Language of instruction
Tarja Stenman, Laura Vertainen, Tero Vesisenaho, Jyrki Kataja
Institute of Bioeconomy
24.10.2020 - 31.12.2020
Master’s Degree Programme in Bioeconomy Development