Course: Global problems

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Course title Global problems
Course code KCH/GLP
Organizational form of instruction Lecture
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter and summer
Number of ECTS credits 2
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory-optional
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements Course does not contain work placement
Recommended optional programme components None
  • Šedlbauer Josef, prof. Ing. Ph.D.
Course content
Environmental Studies as a border science. The aim of subject is to familiarize students with main topics of environmental studies.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Monological explanation (lecture, presentation,briefing), Self-study (text study, reading, problematic tasks, practical tasks, experiments, research, written assignments), Written assignment presentation and defence
  • Class attendance - 28 hours per semester
  • Preparation for exam - 40 hours per semester
Learning outcomes
Master: main topics of environmental studies.
Basic knowledge on field including skills.
knowledge of high school chemistry and biology

Assessment methods and criteria
Written exam

Fulfilment of requirements of final paper exam.
Recommended literature
  • Moldan, B., Hák, T., Kolářová, H. K udržitelnému rozvoji České republiky - vytváření podmínek, sv.1-5. COŽP UK Praha, 2002.
  • Wright, R.T. Environmental Science. Pearson Prentice Hall, Upper Saddle River, 2005.

Study plans that include the course
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