Learning materials are supplied within the online course documentation, with further materials suggested via active hyperlinks.
This module is predominately delivered online over an approximate six-week time period. Materials are designed to facilitate both individual and group enterprise. A range of assessment methods are used: individual quiz and short reports and a group poster presentation.
25.10.2021 - 19.12.2021
11.06.2021 - 25.10.2021
Faculty of Technology and Seafaring
There is increasing recognition that current (global) economic systems are often environmentally harmful and unsustainable. Bioeconomy, or biobased economy, is a new model for industry and the economy. It involves
the innovative use of renewable biological resources to sustainably produce food, energy and industrial goods.
In the short online course, you will consider the following key themes:
• Agriculture and food industry
• Bio-based applications
• Bio-refinery and biomass
• Business opportunities
These interconnected themes or modules form the basis on this online course for what is a
rapidly developing sector.
Degree Programme in Electrical Engineering and Automation
Vasa, Wolffskavägen 33
Students are free to complete the materials in their own time within the allotted six-week time period.
However, there are fixed times related to the initial Welcome session (wk1) and the Final poster session (wk6). These dates are found via Peppi and Tuudo.
Marks in this range are indicative that the work is of an inadequate standard.
There will be insufficient evidence of comprehension of the course topics/themes, and inadequate evidence of learning and progression.
There will be no evidence of critical selection, analysis and reflection.
Marks in this range are indicative that the work is of an adequate standard.
There will be some sense of the student’s learning, but it may be sketchy, disorganised, short, or lacking a sense of progression.
There will be very limited evidence of critical selection, analysis and reflection.
Marks in this range are indicative that the work is of a good to a very good/satisfactory standard.
There will good/very good evidence of understanding of the course material and this will draw upon supplementary/external resources and good evaluative skillset
There will be clear evidence of the student’s own learning process with good engagement, critical selection, analysis and reflection.
Marks in this range are indicative that the work is of an excellent to an outstanding standard.
There will not only demonstrate comprehensive and relevant coverage of the course material but it will also present substantial analysis, evaluation and synthesis.
The will reflect a persistent and high level of engagement and learning and will demonstrate a cumulative understanding of the course material and excellent critical selection, analysis and reflection.