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Industrial ecology

Individual course

The focus in the course is to learn to use the tools of industrial ecology and to apply them to industrial activity. The course provides also skills to analyse the interaction of industrial, natural and socio-economic systems and to judiciously suggest changes to industrial practice in order to prevent negative impacts. The course is based on online learning in Moodle environment, and it consists of individual assignments and a team work.

Upon completion of the course, the student:

  • will be able to use the tools of industrial ecology and apply them to industrial activity.
  • can analyse the interaction of industrial, natural and socio-economic systems and able to judiciously suggest changes to industrial practice in order to prevent negative impacts.
  • can also analyse the examples of industrial symbioses and eco-industrial parks and able to specify the criteria of success for building eco-industrial parks.

More info in University of Oulu’s WebOodi course page.

Responsible teacher

University of Oulu
Virpi Väisänen
virpi.vaisanen(at)oulu.fi

Contact person for applications

FITech
Pilvi Lempiäinen , Head of study services
pilvi.lempiainen(at)fitech.io
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Category:
Technical studies
Topic:
Chemical process and environmental engineering
Course code:
488203S
Credits:
5 ECTS
Price:
0 €
Level:
Teaching period:
24.8.–25.10.2020
Application deadline:
17.8.2020
Host university:
University of Oulu
Study is open for:
Adult learner,
Degree student
Teaching methods:
Online
Language:
English
General prerequisites:
No prerequisites.
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