860-0003-00L  Cornerstone Science, Technology, and Policy

SemesterAutumn Semester 2016
LecturersT. Bernauer, R. S. Abhari
Periodicityyearly recurring course
Language of instructionEnglish
CommentOnly for Science, Technology, and Policy MSc.



Courses

NumberTitleHoursLecturers
860-0003-00 SCornerstone Science, Technology, and Policy Special students and auditors need a special permission from the lecturers.30s hrs
13.09. - 16.09.UNO B 11 »
19.09.08-18UNO B 11 »
T. Bernauer, R. S. Abhari

Catalogue data

AbstractThis course introduces students to the MSc program in two ways. First, it provides a general introduction to the study of STP. Second, it exposes students to a variety of complex policy problems and ways and means of coming up with proposals for and assessments of policy options.
ObjectiveThis course introduces students to the MSc program in two ways. First, it provides a general introduction to the study of STP. Second, it exposes students to a variety of complex policy problems and ways and means of coming up with proposals for and assessments of policy options.
ContentDay 1: Introduction to the study of Science, Technology and Policy / getting to know each other, social event
Day 2: Knowledge assessment in areas marked by controversy over scientific evidence
Day 3: Challenges of urban development / Energy transition and sustainable mobility
Day 4: Mitigating and adapting to climate change / Managing international water resources
Day 5: Implications of digital society / Policy planning exercise
Prerequisites / NoticeReserved for the ISTP's Master students

Performance assessment

Performance assessment information (valid until the course unit is held again)
Performance assessment as a semester course
ECTS credits2 credits
ExaminersT. Bernauer, R. S. Abhari
Typeungraded semester performance
Language of examinationEnglish
RepetitionRepetition only possible after re-enrolling for the course unit.

Learning materials

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Groups

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Restrictions

General : Special students and auditors need a special permission from the lecturers
PriorityRegistration for the course unit is only possible for the primary target group
Primary target groupScience, Technology and Policy MSc (860000)

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ProgrammeSectionType
Science, Technology, and Policy MasterCore CoursesOInformation