2501.17 - Green Student-House Project 4

Course number
Green Student-House Project 4
Bachelor degree or equivalent.
This course will offer students hands-on experience with a sustainability project in connection with the university’s Green Student-House (also called Lindberg’s House). The aim of the course is to give students experience with planning and carrying out a self-defined sustainability project with at least one non-academic partner, and placing this in a larger context of the transition of Faroese society to a sustainable future.
The course content is divided into three parts: 1) Classroom discussions of academic readings about sustainability and project management accounting for 25% of the time (three meetings two hours each). 2) The project, which should be a self-contained project no longer than 3 months, accounting for 50% of the time. And 3) a communication product about the project which should be made accessible on the Green Student-House webpage, accounting for the remaining 25% of the time. 15 ECTS points equal 412,5 working hours. The project plan should include: - Purpose - Short description of idea - Description of the partner and the partner’s role in the project - Timeline - Main literature
Learning and teaching approaches
Classroom discussions will introduce different theories and approaches to sustainability and project management, and discuss the practical application and progress of the individual projects.
Learning outcomes
At the end of the course the students will be able to: At the end of the course the students will be able to: • Describe, analyse, and discuss what “transition to a sustainable future” means in theory and practice for the Faroe Islands through the example of the project. • Apply such transition ideas in practice. • Demonstrate skills in project management and cooperation with external partner. • Demonstrate skills in communication of the project. • Present academic reflections about own project and the role of the Green Student-House in the Faroe Islands.
Assessment method
Students will be assessed based on the communication project and an oral examination at the Green Student-House where the student explains and possibly demonstrates the project.
Marking scale
600 pages research literature in English and 150 pages empirical literature.
Lau Øfjord Blaxekjær