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Sustainable development - 8FG074

Zero Hunger; Quality Education; Life On Land; Life Below Water; Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure; Sustainable Cities and Communities; Climate Action; Peace, Justice, and Strong Institutions; Reducing Inequality; Good Health and Well-being; Clean Water and Sanitation; Responsible Consumption and Production; No Poverty; Gender Equality; Partnerships for the Goals; Affordable and Clean Energy; Decent Work and Economic Growth
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The course is based on the UN's 17 sustainability goals and the course participants carry out in-depth work within one of the goals and broaden their knowledge in other sustainability goals by becoming familiar with the work of other groups.

Interprofessional communication skills are trained and each course participant's special skills should be integrated into the studies. The course includes project work with links to locally relevant social problems connected to Agenda 2030.

Read more about the course here.


Knowledge and understanding
After completing the course, the student is expected to be able to:

  • Give an overall description of the United N's 17 sustainability goals within Agenda 2030 and exemplify interrelations
  • Identify a problem area linked to one of the 17 goals in Agenda 2030 and analyze this problem area from a temporal /cultural/geographical perspective.

Skills and Abilities
After completing the course, the student is expected to be able to:

  • Obtain, interpret and compile information from scientific literature and the surrounding society, relevant to a defined problem area within Agenda 2030,
  • Develop and propose a solution for an identified problem area, based on information from relevant sources,
  • Use different presentation techniques to communicate goals related to Agenda 2030,
  • Use digital communication tools and
  • Communicate solutions in English, both in writing and orally.

Evaluation ability and approach
After completing the course, the student is expected to be able to:

  • Highlight their own and others' values in relation to the societal challenges in Agenda 2030 and
  • Relate to value conflicts from different perspectives and possible solutions within the identified problem area.


Module level: Advanced

Degree level: Bachelor 

Language: English

Study mode: Online

SDG11 Theme: Yes

ECTS: 3 

Semester: Autumn 2022

Starting date: 5 September 2022

Finishing date: 2 December 2022

Enrollment period: Autumn period 15/4 - 19/4

Additional Info: 

Entry requirements: Two years of academic studies with at least 90 ECTS credits passed

If you have any questions, please contact

Participation form: Please follow the instructions and apply via our portal


Linköping University

Participation info

The admission is currently possible for learners from ECIU partner universities. Please follow the instructions above and apply via the portal.