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3512010 Forest policy, 3 Cp 
Code 3512010  Validity 12.03.2010 -
Name Forest policy  Abbreviation MePo 
Credits3 Cp  Date of expiry  
TypeIntermediate Studies Subject0951 Forestry 
ClassStudy Unit  Hours  
Study right   Grading0-5 
Recommended scheduling 
   
Organisation Forest Sciences (J) 

Teachers
Name
Jukka Tikkanen 

Description
Learning outcomes 

Upon completing the course, the students are expected to identify processes of forest policyl recognise the aims, instruments, and operators of the Finnish forest policy, as well as the importance of forests and forest policy for the welfare of the society.

 
Content 

Forest policy as a science, a system of governance, and a political process. The goals, instruments, and implementation processes of Finnish forest policy. Goals and actions of forest owners and other stakeholders. Forest law and institutions. Forest-related programmes. Other forms of forest governance. Means to influence forest policy. 

 
Modes of study 

Lectures (20 h), exercises (8 h), literature, exam.

 
Study materials 

Literature specified during the lectures.

 
Evaluation criteria 

0-5

 
Teachers 

Researchers of Forest Economics and Policy

 
Time 

Every year. Recommended 2nd or 3rd study year.

 
Offering data 

Obligatory for Forestry degree students and minor subject students.

 
Campus 

Joensuu

 
Further information 

The course is taught in Finnish.

 


Letter (J, K) in front of the name of the course/exam indicates the campus on which teaching or exam takes place: J = Joensuu, K = Kuopio.

Present and future teaching
Functions Name Type Cp Teacher Timetable
Register J: Forest policy  Web course  Jukka Tikkanen  09.11.20 -12.01.21

Future exams
Functions Name Type Cp Teacher Timetable
Registration ended Forest policy  General examination  Jukka Tikkanen 
16.09.20wed 12.00-16.00
Registration not started Forest policy  General examination  Jukka Tikkanen 
10.03.21wed 12.00-16.00
Registration not started Forest policy  General examination  Jukka Tikkanen 
05.05.21wed 12.00-16.00
Registration not started Forest policy  General examination  Jukka Tikkanen 
13.08.21fri 12.00-16.00