Informationsteknik – Sustainable Development and Climate Change

Kurskod B365202
Studiepoäng 5

– Understand and explain United Nations sustainable development goals and Agenda 2030
– Understand and explain how the ecological, economical and social dimensions are
interrelated in creating sustainability
– Understand and explain the causes/reasons of climate change
– Understand and explain how climate change will affect market and economy
– Get familiar with tools used for achieving a change towards a low carbon society
– Understand and analyze how climate change challenges the different fields of work and
– Apply and analyze different aspects of sustainable living in everyday life
– To understand the basic scientific definition of sustainable development,
the Framework for Sustainable Development, and the necessity for it’s integration into real


In this module the student will learn the basics of a science and principles based definition
of Sustainable Development, also known as the Framework for Sustainable Development
After the course student will also understand the causes/reasons of climate change as well
as, by using back-casting as a concept and using systems based tool to design
the needed societal transformation to a carbon neutral society and a sustainable future.
In this course students will also reflect what are the key elements of sustainable well-being.
Can sustainability and life satisfaction be achieved together?


1-5 (för betygssättning)


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Exam, approved assignments.

Assessment criteria – grade 1
You know the key concepts of Sustainable Development, climate change and FSSD within the course’s scope, but are yet to develop the general view and the big picture of the subject matter.

You can complete given tasks, such as case work and assignments with assistance. You need to develop how to apply knowledge.

You demonstrate some ability to perform skills and have basic knowledge, but you have difficulty to manage without assistance.

Assessment criteria – grade 3
You know the key concepts of Sustainable Development, climate change and FSSD and can explain how the theories and models function and the tools are used. You have a general view of the subject matter.

You complete given tasks such as case work and assignments independently. You can reflect your own practice and identify ways to improve.

You demonstrate sufficient ability to perform skills and have basic to good knowledge. You can perform independently, but you have some challenges in passing on your skills and knowledge to others. You have an interest in continuous development.

Assessment criteria – grade 5
You have a strong command of the key and related concepts of Sustainable Development, climate change and FSSD. You can critically evaluate theories, models and tools. You can demonstrate explicit knowledge of the subject matter, and how it relates to other disciplines.

You apply knowledge in demanding case work and advanced assignments. You can prioritize and critically select framework and methods for solving complex problems in the subject matter.

You execute skills with natural proficiency and you have detailed and explicit knowledge. You can perform independently and you are also able and actively willing to help others develop and pass on your skills. You have an attitude of continuous development.

Kurslitteratur och studiematerial

Course material will be available in Google Classroom.


Starting level: none.
Linkage with other courses:
B365301 Sustainable Finance, 5 ECTS
B365401 Future Megatrends and Vocational Competences ECTS


Introduced in the student card


Lectures, individual assignments, group work.


All course material will be in English. Contact teaching will be held in English. Contact teaching will be organized as a hybrid, including both classroom teaching and online teaching, still taking account current instructions of Covid-19.
This course will be piloted as a part of SuFi-project with international cooperation together with partners from Åland, Finland, Estonia and Lithuania, The project is funded by EU Interreg Central Baltic funds.

Utskriven 30 november 2022 kl 09:51