Optional Studies in Agriculture and Forestry

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By selecting a degree programme you are able to see the general content as well as the possible degree programme-specific content. You do not have to select a degree programme to see the Open University's instructions.

See below the optional study modules, which can be taken by students other than those of the programme in question.

Listed here are only those modules, in which the language of instruction is at least partly English. For a more comprehensive list, please switch to Finnish by using the button on the upper right side of this page.

The languages of instruction (if other than English) are specified separately for each module below.

You can find the courses of study modules either from page Curriculum and Equivalence Between Curriculums or from Sisu, when you add the module to your study plan.

Bachelor's Programmes

Bachelor's level optional study modules are mainly taught in Finnish or Swedish.

Contents of this paragraph is available only in Finnish and Swedish. To view the contents, please view this page in Finnish or Swedish.

 

 

Bachelor's Programme in Environmental and Food Economics

YET-340 Food Economy, Study Module (15 cr)

YET-350 Agricultural Economics, Study Module (25 cr)

YET-360 Environmental and Resource Economics, Study Module

YET-361 Environmental and Resource Economics, Study Module

YET-370 Entrepreneurship, Study Module

Master's Programmes

Agricultural Sciences

  • AGRI-140 Environmental Technology in Agriculture, Study Module (15 cr)
  • AGRI-150 Agricultural Engineering, Study Module (15 cr)
  • AGRI-230 Plant Breeding, Study Module (15 cr)
  • AGRI-270 Entomolog, Study Module y (15 cr)
  • AGRI-290 Environmental Horticulture, Study Module (15 cr)
  • AGRI-310 Animal Breeding Theory, Study Module (15 cr)
  • AGRI-320 Quantitative and Population Genetics, Study Module (15 cr)
  • AGRI-330 Animal Physiology, Study Module (15 cr)
  • AGRI-350 Animal Welfare and Health, Study Module (15 cr)
  • AGRI-610 Agriculture and Environment, Study Module (15–25 cr)
  • AGRI-620 Global South, Study Module (25 cr)
  • ECGS-700 Food and Sustainability, Study Module (15–25 cr)

Please see here the study units and the codes, which belong to the above AGRI modules (pdf)

Food Sciences

  • FOOD-300 Food Chemisty, Study Module (25 cr)
    • The module is available for students of other programmes with bachelor level knowledge in food sciences.
  • FOOD-600 Food Technology, Study Module(25 cr)
    • The module is available for students of other programmes with bachelor level knowledge in food sciences or equivalent knowledge.
  • FOOD-800 Meat Science and Technology, Study Module(25 cr)
    • The module is available for students in other programmes with basic knowledge in food sciences.
  • FOOD-200 Dairy Science and Technology, Study Module (25 cr)
    • The module is available for students in other programme if free places are available and bachelor level knowledge of the student are supportive for the selection.
  • FOOD-700 Grain Science and Technology, Study Module (25 cr)
    • The module is available for students of other programmes with bachelor level knowledge in food sciences.
  • FOOD-400 Food Safety, Study Module (25 cr)
    • The module is available for master’s students in other programmes with bachelor level knowledge in food sciences.
  • FOOD-900 Product Development in the Food Sector, Study Module (25 cr)
    • The module is available for students in the Bachelor's Programme in Environmental and Food Economics and for other students with bachelor level knowledge in food science or equivalent knowledge.

Forest Sciences

  • ME-300 Basic studies in forest sciences (30 cr) – Finnish, English
  • FOR-300 Module in forest economics and marketing (15–35 cr) – Finnish, English
  • FOR-301 Module in geoinformatics (25 cr) – Finnish, English
  • FOR-302 Module in tropical forestry (25 cr) – Finnish, English
  • FOR-303 Module in peatland ecology and management (25 cr) – Finnish, English
  • FOR-304 Module in forest soil sciences (25 cr) – Finnish, English
  • FOR-305 Module in forests and climate change (25 cr) – Finnish, English
  • FOR-306 Module in forest biotechnology (30 cr) – Finnish, English
  • FOR-307 Module in forest production ecology (25 cr) – Finnish, English

See here the FOR-modules' study units and the codes (pdf)

Microbiology and Microbial Biotechnology

  • MMB-200 Environmental microbiology (15–45 cr)
  • MMB-300 Food microbiology and biotechnology (15–45 cr)
  • MMB-400 Medical microbiology (20–45 cr)
  • MMB-500 Microbial biotechnology (15–45 cr)
  • MMB-600 Microbiology (15–25 cr)
  • MMB-700 Mycology (15–45 cr)
  • MMB-800 Virology (15–45 cr)

Available for students from other programmes with relevant perquisites: Basic knowledge of molecular and cell biology. Expertise in basic microbiology and molecular biology techniques. Basic laboratory skills. Bachelor’s degree in Molecular Biosciences, Biology, Environmental Sciences or other relevant field.