Uusi opinto-opas (sisältäen myös opetusohjelmat) lukuvuodelle 2018-2019 sijaitsee osoitteessa https://opas.peppi.utu.fi . Tältä sivustolta löytyvät enää vanhat opinto-oppaat ja opetusohjelmat.

The new study guide (incl. teaching schedules) for academic year 2018-2019 can be found at https://studyguide.utu.fi. This site contains only previous years' guides.

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Archived Curricula Guide 2013–2014
Curricula Guide is archieved. Please refer to current Curricula Guides
YMPS6002 Environment and Development 2–6 ECTS
Organised by
Environmental Science
Person in charge
Timo Vuorisalo, timovuo@utu.fi (Dept. of Biology, Environmental Sciences)

Learning outcomes

To familiarize students with environmental issues from the perspective of developing countries.


Measurement of environmental sustainability, population growth, energy issues, food production, environmental pollution, participation of developing countries in international environmental cooperation.

Teaching methods

Teaching method Contact Online
Lectures 20 h 0 h

lectures and seminars: Introductory lectures, student presentations on specific topics (2 ects), own presentation in English (2 ects), book exam (2 ects).

Modes of study

Option 1
Available for:
  • Degree Programme Students
  • Other Students
  • Doctoral Students
  • Exchange Students
Study journal / learning diary
  • In Finnish
Study journal / learning diary


Numeric 0-5.

Further information

Next lectures study year 2014-2015 period 2.

Belongs to following study modules

Department of Geography and Geology
Department of Geography and Geology
Department of Biology
Department of Biology
Faculty of Science and Engineering
Faculty of Science and Engineering
Archived Teaching Schedule. Please refer to current Teaching Shedule.
Department of Biology
DP in Biology
Finnish Study Modules