First year at Dresden University of Technology – University of Copenhagen

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First year at Dresden University of Technology 

The aim of the first study year is to provide a thorough and broad introduction to sustainable tropical forestry. There is only one common first year programme specification the learning outcomes are thus similar for the three first year institutions and will allow students to choose freely among the five specialisation options in the second year.

 Module no.

Module title

ECTS

 1

 Forest Ecology

5

 2

 Forest Related Development and Land Use Policy

5

 3

 Inventory and Assessment of Forest Resources

5

 4

 Forest Plantations and Agroforestry

5
5

 Forest Utilization incl. NTFPs

5
6

 Forest Ecosystems, Silviculture, Forest Protection**

5
7

 Economics and Management of Forest Resources**

5
8

 Organisation and Management Systems**

5
9

 Climate Change and Tropical Forestry: Monitoring and
 Policies*

5
10

 Preparing Field Work in the Tropics*

7.5
11

 Sustainable Tropical Forestry Summer School*

7.5

 Total

60

 * joint modules          ** ECTS for the elective part