First year at the University of Copenhagen – Københavns Universitet

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First year at the University of Copenhagen

The aim of the first study year is to provide a thorough and broad introduction to sustainable forest and nature management. There is thus only one common first year programme specification the learning outcomes are similar for the three first year institutions and will allow students to choose freely among the five specialisation options in the second year.

University of Copenhagen offers the following first year modules (study start 2012):

Module 

no.

Module title

ECTS

 1

Thematic course in ecology and management of forests and other semi-natural terrestrial ecosystems

15

 2

Applied Economics of Forest and Nature

7.5

 3

Conflict Management

7.5

 4

Global environmental governance

7.5

 5

Term paper on elective subject within one of modules 1-4** or

2.5
6

Internship at national stakeholder**

2.5
7

Contemporary temperate forest and nature managment: climate change and management strategies*

5.0
8

Location specific knowledge and fieldwork in temporary forest and nature management*

7.5
9

Joint Summer Module*

7.5

Total

60

 * joint modules          ** conditional on permission by Faculty Study Board