Sectoral sustainability studies

Budapest University of Technology and Economics
LEVEL
Master
TYPE
Course
MODES
-
LANGUAGE
-
ECTS
5
PERIOD
04/09/2023 to 22/01/2024

Course Description

The aim of the course is to provide knowledge to students about the possibilities of integrating sustainability aspects in some economic sectors. The aim is to acquaint students with the methods of sustainability analysis of current policies and the results of the analyses. At the beginning of the course, the environmental evaluation methods and their sectoral applications are presented in an
overview.

Subject area

Energy

Time format

weekly

Educational-info

Competences

The student is able:
1. to prepare environmental evaluation case studies,
2. to analyse the sustainability of transport policy and strategy documents,
3. to outline the possibilities of urban development and to analyse the sustainability of the
documents determining the future development of cities,
4. to identify rural development problems and analyse the sustainability of related strategic
documents,
5. to represent the basic processes of waste management, as well as to determine the factors
influencing the efficiency of waste management methods, to identify the characteristics of the
circular economy
6. to analyse the sustainability of documents defining energy policy and strategy, including the
possibilities of using alternative energy sources,
7. to communicate and present orally and in writing in a professionally adequate manner,
8. to process and use domestic and international literature.

Prerequisites

none

Duration

56 h / 14 weeks

ECTS

5

Validation mode

Continuous control

Maximum number of students

10

Organizer

Partner

Budapest University of Technology and Economics

Faculty

Faculty of Economic and Social Sciences

Department

Department of Environmental Economics

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