Course Catalog 2011-2012
BIO-1706 Fundamentals of Environmental Risk Analysis, 5 cr
This is an internet course. Students will read provided material and answer weekly assignments in Moodle learning environment. The course is organized every second year.The course will be organized next time academic year 2012-13. The course is offered only for degree students.
Suitable for postgraduate studies
Will not be lectured year 2011-2012
Tuula Tuhkanen, Sari Kuusisto
Assignments and a final exam. The final exam is an open book exam that is carried out in an online learning environment.
Completion parts must belong to the same implementation
After passing the course the student can explain the basic principles of environmental risk analysis and their use in environmental decision making.
|Content||Core content||Complementary knowledge||Specialist knowledge|
|1.||Basic terminology||The phenomena related to the terminology|
|2.||Regulatory requirements||The laws and regulations in Finland, EU and global level|
|3.||Risk assessment.||Advanced risk assessment|
|4.||Basics of risk communication and risk perception||Advanced risk communication and risk perception|
|5.||Basics of risk management||Advanced risk management|
Evaluation criteria for the course
The grade consists of the final exam (60%) and weekly assignments (40%). Grade 1 = Satisfactory knowledge of the learning outcomes Grade 2 = Very satisfactory knowledge of the learning outcomes Grade 3 = Satisfactory application of the course core content Grade 4 = Knowledge of course complementary knowledge and good application of course core content Grade 5 = Good application of core and complementary knowledge of the course
Numerical evaluation scale (1-5) will be used on the course
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Correspondence of content