Tampere University Student's Handbook
Studies in sustainable development
Sustainable development is a part of common learning outcomes at Tampere Universities and it should be reflected in all degrees in some form. However, if you want to deepen your knowledge of sustainable development, check out the studies listed on this page. Here you can find individual study units, study modules and network studies related to sustainable development. Most of the studies are widely available for students. However, some of the studies may have participation restrictions or other selection criteria. Please check the criteria before selecting the studies.
This page does not contain all the studies related to sustainable development at Tampere University. Other study units and modules can also be found within degree programmes. Teacher! If you teach study units related to sustainable development and they are available to several students from different degree programmes, please let us know by email at: pedagogiikantuki.tau [at] tuni.fi
Study modules related to sustainable development
Below you will find information about study modules related to sustainable development. Browse the studies and start learning more about sustainable development.
MAB.SUST-M30 Thematic module in Responsible Business and Sustainability
- After completing the module in Responsible Business and Sustainability, students understand the relationships between business, society and nature and are familiar with the challenges related to their interlinkages.
Individual study units related to sustainable development
Individual study units related to sustainable development are shown below. You can find more information about study units and schedules through the links.
Basic and intermediate studies:
- MSE.560 Materials for Energy Technologies
- HAL.SUD.110 Politics of Sustainable Development
- RAK.220 Water Services in Urban Settings
- YKT.010 Non-discrimination and Gender Equality in Society
- SUD.001 Introduction to Sustainable Urban Development
- EE.EES.310 Introduction to Smart Grids and Renewable Energy
- KAS.KAA.192 Global Education
- Urban political economy and sustainability (Guest Lecture Series)
- TIJO.318 Knowledge-based and Collaborative Decision Making for Sustainability
- YEB.146 Living lab: Circular city
- PGH.106 Strategic Health Policy and Impact Assessment for Health in All Policies
- SDL.510 Introduction to Sustainable Digital Life
- ARK.AD.440 Sustainable Architecture
Studies in Sustainable Entrepreneurship
are linked to the theme of Innovation (Common learning outcomes at Tampere Universities). Entrepreneurship studies strengthen the student's ability to act as an entrepreneur in accordance with the principles of sustainable development or in an entrepreneurial manner in any sector of working life. The studies are suitable for all higher education students, regardless of their field. The studies can form a minor subject (at least 20 credits).
- More info about the study offering on HUBS website: https://hubs.fi/en/studies/study-calendar/
- Link to Student's Guide
You can reach HUBS, the organizer of Sustainable Entrepreneurship Studies also by e-mail: hubs [at] tuni.fi.
UniPID: UniPID is a network of Finnish Universities, that for example offers study units related to sustainable development. You can find more information about UniPID-studies at: https://www.unipid.fi/
Climate University: You can find Climate University study units in DigiCampus, which is a digital learning platform for Finnish higher education institutions (HEI’s). Check out all the courses at: https://digicampus.fi/course/index.php?categoryid=76&lang=en
Leadforsust.fi: Leadership for sustainable change is a free online study unit about sustainability. You can find study unit description and schedules at: http://www.leadforsust.fi/
Demola: If you are interested about projects and innovation challenges, check out the Demola studies. Sustainability is a theme in many study units. Browse the study units at: https://www.demola.net/students
Basic Business Studies (LITO): Course related to Sustainable development MAB.LITO.007 Introduction to Corporate Social Responsibility
Sustainable student life
There are many ways in which sustainability is present in a student’s life. For example:
- TREY has a rental services for its members, so you can borrow for example tools from TREY. Learn more about rental services at: https://trey.fi/en/for-members/member-services/rental-services
- Did you know that Tampere Universities have a Fair Trade campus designation? Learn more about it at: https://www.tuni.fi/en/news/tampere-universities-receive-fair-trade-campus-designation