Student Pages
Postgraduate course

Special Topics in System Dynamics, Policy

  • ECTS credits10
  • Teaching semesterSpring, Autumn
  • Course codeGEO-SD322
  • Number of semesters1
  • LanguageEnglish
  • Resources

Main content

Level of Study


Teaching semester

Autumn and spring (irregular)

Objectives and Content

A special curriculum is developed for each student. The course replaces, or come in addition to, other courses normally required for the Master or PhD degree in System Dynamics. The course provides the students with the opportunity to deepen their knowledge in a problem area not covered by other available courses.

Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this course the student should be able to:

  • Provide a particular focus on policy and management strategy in System Dynamics, thereby preparing the student for work on their Master or PhD thesis
  • Adopt an independent and critical attitude towards the course material trough a teaching method that combines lectures, seminars, reading assignments, lab exercises, and/or advisory sessions
  • Discuss and apply course materials in term paper

Recommended Previous Knowledge

Requirements are decided on an individual basis, typical requirements are GEO-SD302, GEO-SD303 and GEO-SD304

Access to the Course

Course is open to students only per contract and after appointment with the professors offering the course

Teaching and learning methods

Lectures, seminars, reading assignments, lab exercises, and/or advisory sessions

Compulsory Assignments and Attendance

Term paper draft and presentation

Forms of Assessment

Term paper.

Grading Scale

Grading A-F

Assessment Semester

Autumn and spring (irregular)

Course Evaluation

All courses are evaluated according to UiB's system for quality assurance of education.