Introduction to life cycle assessment - distance course 7.5 hp

Spring 2024
Part-time 25%, Day
No obligatory attendance

Summer 2024
Part-time 50%, Day
No obligatory attendance

This course gives you an understanding of the basic principles of life cycle assessment. In it, independent study and calculation exercises are mixed with discussion sessions, held remotely. This course covers important concepts such as goal and scope, system boundaries, functional units, allocation, inventory analysis, and environmental impact assessment.

After this course, you will have knowledge about how life cycle assessments are planned and carried out, their strengths and weaknesses, and the importance of transparency in life cycle assessment reports and how these analyses should be interpreted.