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Special Topics in System Dynamics, Methodology

  • ECTS credits10
  • Teaching semesterSpring, Autumn
  • Course codeGEO-SD324
  • Number of semesters1
  • LanguageEnglish
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Level of Study

Master

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:

- Apply system dynamics when exploring new methods of analysis to a dynamic domain of particular interest, 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 paper and in the master thesis/phd

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

GEO-SD324 will be evaluated every third year it is taught

Contact

Contact Information

Department of Geography

studieveileder@geog.uib.no