Energy and Environment
Additional course evaluations for MX0126
Academic year 2020/2021Energy and Environment (MX0126-20135) 2020-12-03 - 2021-01-17
Academic year 2019/2020Energy and Environment (MX0126-20092) 2019-12-04 - 2020-01-19
Academic year 2018/2019Energy and Environment (MX0126-20070) 2018-12-07 - 2019-01-20
Academic year 2017/2018Energy and Environment (MX0126-20106) 2017-12-01 - 2018-01-14
MX0126 Energy and Environment, 7.5 CreditsEnergi och miljö
Education cycleBachelor’s level
Advanced study in the main fieldFirst cycle, less than 60 credits from first-cycle courses as entry requirements(G1F)
Prior knowledgeKnowledge equivalent to 10 credits in chemistry
ObjectivesThe course intends to provide knowledge on various energy types and their environmental consequences while skills in written and oral presentation will be trained. On completion of the course the student should be able to:
- account for basic energy concepts;
- describe and reflect on the advantages and limitations of the techniques and systems for different energy types with special emphasis on renewable ones;
- evaluate different energy forms in relation to their environmental impact, particularly on their effects in air and water;
- describe and with own words reflect on the energy supply and use in society, particularly in relation to their environment and climatic consequences and
- document and present an in-depth project orally and in writing in the area of energy and environment.
ContentThe course starts with an introduction to energy concepts and strategies connected to global and national environmental goals. The course comprises the following learning activities:
- lectures on techniques and systems for the utilization of different energy types (including bioenergy, solar, wind and hydroelectric power); resource requirements and availability for various types of energy (particularly wind, wave and solar ones); energy conversion and storing; nuclear power; and air pollutions and their effects on health and environment;
- laboratory work and calculation exercises related to energy conversion;
- study visits to several energy installations;
- an individual project work where each student analyses and reflects on an energy system in its relation to environment and climate issues. The work is presented orally and in writing as well as be discussed at a round table and
- examination through a written test as well as the project work.
The timetable activities include lectures, calculation exercises, laboratory work, supervision, project presentation, study visits, examination as well as course evaluation, while individual studies include literature studies and project work.
Compulsory components are the supervision classes, the presentation of the project work, the study visits as well as active participation in the oral presentations of the individual projects.
Formats and requirements for examinationApproved written examination, passed project work as well as active participation in the compulsory parts of the course.
- If the student fails a test, the examiner may give the student a supplementary assignment, provided this is possible and there is reason to do so.
- If the student has been granted special educational support because of a disability, the examiner has the right to offer the student an adapted test, or provide an alternative assessment.
- If changes are made to this course syllabus, or if the course is closed, SLU shall decide on transitional rules for examination of students admitted under this syllabus but who have not yet passed the course.
- For the examination of a degree project (independent project), the examiner may also allow the student to add supplemental information after the deadline. For more information on this, please refer to the regulations for education at Bachelor's and Master's level.
- The right to take part in teaching and/or supervision only applies to the course date to which the student has been admitted and registered on.
- If there are special reasons, the student may take part in course components that require compulsory attendance at a later date. For more information on this, please refer to the regulations for education at Bachelor's and Master's level.