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Independent courses


First level courses (Undergraduate)

Världens eko 7.5 hp

Världens Eko is an orientation course on sustainable development and global change. The course is taught in Swedish.

Stockholm Business School offers a Bachelor programme in Business, Ethics and Sustainability to which the SRC is contributing the following independent courses:

  • Sustainability Science I 15 hp. This course lays the foundations of sustainability, presents key debates, and explores ways forward, with a particular emphasis on business and sustainable development.
  • Sustainability Science II 15 hp. The course advances the knowledge and skills gained during Sustainability Science I, and introduces resilience thinking for sustainable development, and discusses "corporate biosphere stewardship".

Second level courses (Graduate)

Introduction to Sustainability Science 7.5 hp

Students can take two of courses on the Master programme in Social-Ecological Resilience for Sustainable Development as independent courses:

Massive Open Online Courses (MOOC)

Planetary boundaries and human opportunities

This course gives participants an overview of emerging concepts within sustainability science, like the Anthropocene, planetary boundaries, and resilience. These concepts are at the core of contemporary research and debate on global sustainability. They are key to understanding rapid global environmental change caused by humans, and to assess potential solutions. This course is offered 'on-demand' from SDG Academy, and is free of charge.

Internship (Traineeship course or Thesis supervision)

It is possible to do an internship at the Stockholm Resilience Centre if you seek supervision for a thesis project or a traineeship course as part of your degree. Unpaid work experience in general cannot be accommodated though. If you would like to do an internship at the SRC, please contact the person(s) that you are interested in working with directly. We recommend you provide the following to allow a potential supervisor to see how you can contribute to ongoing activities:

  • What topics and activities you are interested in,
  • What relevant skills and/ or experience you have,
  • What time period you would like to do your internship,
  • CV.

Note: The optional course “Traineeship in Social-Ecological Resilience for Sustainable Development” (7.5 ECTS) is for SERSD Master’s programme students only.

Related info

To get an overview of the Master's programme please see this page

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