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Learning Opportunity: Natural Resource Sciences, M.S.

Natural Resource Sciences, M.S.

Course Information

Knowledge, ability and skills
At the conclusion of the program, the student can demonstrate knowledge, skills and ability as stated below:
Knowledge and Understanding:

After completing their studies, students are to:
Demonstrate a clear understanding of theories, ideology, concepts and methods within their field of specialisation.
Demonstrate that they have deepened and widened the knowledge base attained at earlier stages. Students are also to be able to apply their knowledge and understanding for the purpose of a professional approach to their work and possess the ability to present arguments for the solution of a problem within their field of specialisation.

Type of Knowledge:

After completing their studies, students are to:
Have acquired basic knowledge and awareness of the theoretical issues and problems dealt with at each time.
Possess important knowledge relating to tasks and problems, based on the latest information and research in energy science.
Students are also expected to have acquired a systematic grasp of state-of-the-art knowledge in his field of specialisation.

Practical Skills:

After completing their studies, students are to:
Demonstrate the ability to make independent professional decisions supported by solid arguments.
Possess knowledge and skills enabling them to demonstrate originality in the development and application of ideas within their professional environment and specialisation.
Be able to obtain and analyse scientific data and understand and deal with complicated tasks in a professional context.
De able to comprehend novelties and developments based on the foundation of their academic disciplines, theories and/or experiments.

Theoretical Skills:

After completing their studies, students are to:
Be able to apply their knowledge, understanding and problem solving skills in new and unfamiliar circumstances in a broad, cross-disciplinary context.
Be able to demonstrate an improved and deeper understanding and a more comprehensive overview of one of the main study lines of resource science than provided by the BSc programme.
Be able to form an independent assessment as to when different methods of analysis and complex theoretical perspectives are appropriate to a problem.
Be able to apply their knowledge and skills to deal with new and previously unknown tasks or circumstances.
Be able to integrate knowledge, deal with complicated tasks and express an opinion on the basis of limited information.

Communication Skills and Information Literacy:

After completing their studies, students are to:
Have mastered the hardware and software which is most suitable for use within their specialisation.
Have demonstrated the skill and knowledge needed to analyse and communicate statistical information.
Be able to take the initiative with regard to projects within their specialisation, manage such projects and assume the responsibility for the work of individuals or groups.
Be able to present academic information, ideas and problems to experts as well as to the public.
Be able to explain, in a clear and decisive manner, complex academic issues and/or theoretically supported conclusions, either alone or in cooperation with others.
Have an understanding of ethical issues in science.

Learning Skills:

After completing their studies, students are to:
Have developed the necessary academic ability and independent work procedures to be able to undertake further studies where autonomous working methods are required.

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UNAK