Optional studies in Biological and Environmental Sciences

The instruction belongs to the following themes

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 Structure and scope of the degree programme 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.

Master's Programmes

Environmental Change and Global Sustainability

  • ECGS-080 Environmental Policy and Economics, Study Module (15-30 cr)
  • ECGS-200 Consumer Citizens and Sustainability Transitions, Study Module (15-30 cr)
  • ECGS-700 Food and Sustainability, Study Module (15-30 cr)

Integrative Plant Sciences

  • IPS-110 Plant Growth and Developmental Biology, Study Module (15 cr)
  • IPS-140 Plants in Their Environment, Study Module (15 cr)
  • IPS-160 Taxonomy and Systematics, Study Module (15 cr)
  • IPS-170 Diversity and Distribution of Plants and Fungi, Study Module (15 cr)
  • IPS-200 Plant Genetics and Biotechnology, Study Module (15-25 cr)

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

Master's Programme in Neuroscience

  • NEU-701 Physiology and Neuroscience, Study Module (15 cr)
  • NEU-702 Physiology and Neuroscience, Study Module (25-35 cr)
  • NEU-703 Neuroscience, Study Module (25-50 cr)
  • NEU-704 Physiology, Study Module (25-50 cr)