Study plan for BATF-MIRE Environment and Resources, Bachelor's, 3 years, fall 2019

Required Learning Outcomes

A candidate who has completed his or her qualifications should have the following learning outcomes defined in terms of knowledge, skills and general competence:


The candidate

  • knows the basic biological, chemical and geographical processes that control and drive the development of natural systems
  • knows the basic economic principles of relevance to the natural environment and natural resource use
  • has a broad basic knowledge of important topics in environmental and resource contexts
  • has immersed him-/herself in key environmental and resource-related work
  • can discuss key issues and paradigms in environmental and resource management
  • has a knowledge of the theoretical basis for the planning and management of the environment and resources


The candidate

  • can explain general environmental and resource-related concepts and put them in context
  • can see connections between human activities and environmental changes
  • can use the interdisciplinary theoretical basis for natural, social and administrative systems to conduct comprehensive critical reviews and analyses of management practices
  • can highlight the importance of an interdisciplinary approach to address socially relevant issues
  • can communicate interdisciplinary environmental and resource-related issues up to bachelor level

General competence

The candidate

  • can obtain and evaluate information and critically evaluate primary and secondary sources of information
  • can analyze issues in an interdisciplinary perspective
  • can assess uncertainty about observations, theories and methods
  • can make scientifically competent written and oral presentations of scientific topics
  • has a reflective attitude to ethical questions about research, practical experience and teaching