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wcm190 - Selected Topics in Environmental Sciences
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Module label Selected Topics in Environmental Sciences
Module abbreviation wcm190
Credit points 6.0 KP
Workload 180 h
Institute directory Department of Business Administration, Economics and Law (Business Administration and Business Education)
Applicability of the module
  • Master's Programme Water and Coastal Management (Master) > Science
Responsible persons
  • Siebenhüner, Bernd (module responsibility)
  • Klenke, Thomas (module responsibility)
  • Freund, Holger (Module counselling)
  • Giani, Luise (Module counselling)
  • Peinke, Joachim (Module counselling)
  • Buchwald, Rainer (Module counselling)
  • Massmann, Gudrun (Module counselling)
  • Giani, Luise (Prüfungsberechtigt)
  • Klenke, Thomas (Prüfungsberechtigt)
  • Freund, Holger (Prüfungsberechtigt)
  • Massmann, Gudrun (Prüfungsberechtigt)
  • Peinke, Joachim (Prüfungsberechtigt)
  • Buchwald, Rainer (Prüfungsberechtigt)
Skills to be acquired in this module
In-depth knowledge about processes and systems relevant for sustainable management using knowledge and methodologies from all science disciplines in an integrated way.
Familiarity with approaches to problem-driven, transdiciplinary research and management.
Ability to present and evaluate different concepts of environmental science for sustainable management.
Skills in elaborating on complex tasks of environmental management using an interdisciplinary science based approach and to present related findings to non-expert audiences.
Module contents
Problem-driven learning about environmental science in different scientific contexts of water management and regional development.
Studies to understanding the complexity of sustainability and science in management. Use of relevant methods in the field or lab.
Discussing topics of environmental sciences with researchers, students and practitioners from different scientific disciplines or sectors.
Recommended reading
A ´foundation material pool´ will be made available online for students and lecturers providing paper books, reports and media covering the topics of the lecture and the cases
Language of instruction English
Duration (semesters) 1 Semester
Module frequency halbjährlich
Module capacity unlimited
Reference text
Lecture room presentations and discussions based on slides and black/white board usage. Short films will be presented. Practical work.
Module level
Type of module
Teaching/Learning method
Previous knowledge
Examination Examination times Type of examination
Final exam of module
Type of course Seminar
Workload Präsenzzeit 0 h