The course will use group work and in-class workshops. Assignments will include group and individual assignments.
Suggested literature includes selected chapters from the book "Achieving the Sustainable Development Goals Through Sustainable Food Systems" https://www.springer.com/gp/book/9783030239688
The course aims at developing up to date knowledge on food sustainability issues, as well as interpersonal skills that are crucial in working life.
No exams. Grading done through assignments.
Several international case studies will be presented during the course. The UN Sustainable Development Goals will be presented and used as a framework for the course. Depending on the schedule, there is also a possibility that students will work virtually together with students from another Bachelor course from Universita' La Sapienza in Rome, Italy.
The Food Sustainability Index educational tool will also be used during class.
14.02.2022 - 20.05.2022
Lectures and workshops 40h Independent study (incl. virtual studies)30h Group study30h Assignments 35 In total 135h
01.11.2021 - 09.01.2022
Sustainable Food Systems media follow-up - individual, pass/fail
Global Environmental Challenges and Food Security - group work, graded 0-5, 30% of final grade
Evaluating the environmental impact of foods - group work, graded 0-5, 40% of final grade
Article analysis - individual, graded 0-5 30% of final grade
Reflection on learning – individual, pass/fail
0 - 50
Class attendance should be considered compulsory.
Bachelor's Degree Programme in Service Business