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BJ02A1200 Bioeconomy, 5 cr 
Code BJ02A1200  Validity 01.08.2018 -
Name Bioeconomy  Abbreviation Bioeconomy 
Credits5 cr   
TypeBasic studies  
  Grading scaleStudy modules 0-5,P/F 
  Eligibility for post-graduate studiesno
    Allowed to study several timesno
Organisation LUT School of Engineering Science 

Eeva Jernström 
Samantha Kiljunen 
Mika Sillanpää 

Description by Study Guide

Location: kokonaan verkossa / full digi



M.Sc. (Tech.) 1


1-2, 3-4. Twice per academic year.

Teaching Language 


Teacher(s) in Charge 

Associate professor, D.Sc. (Tech.), Eeva Jernström
Professor, D.Sc. (Tech.) Mika Sillanpää
D.Sc. (Tech.) Samantha Kiljunen


By the end of the course, the student is expected to
- gain the basic understanding of various perspectives of bioeconomy
- gain updated knowledge of modern biorefineries and the basic prerequisites for operation and sustainable business.


The study entities are: The multidimensional impact of bioeconomy on Europe, the implementation of bioeconomy, the sustainability – all three dimensions - aspects of bioeconomy. The course is carried as assignments based on selected topics from the book and additional material. Course is planned for distance learning.

Teaching Methods 

Individual studying and assigments based on the book. Moodle is used as the learning platform.

Examination in Examination schedule (Yes/No) 


Examination in Moodle (Yes/No) 


Examination in Exam (Yes/No) 


Assessment scale and assessment methods 

0-5, Moodle assigments 100 %.

Course Materials 

Book: A Sustainable Bioeconomy The green industrial revolution by Professors Mika Sillanpää and Chaker Ncibi.
Other related material announced later.

Places for exchange-students? (Yes, number/No) 

max 5

Places for Open University Students?(Yes, number/No) 

max 5


Current and upcoming courses
Functions Name Type cr Teacher Timing
  Bioeconomy  COURSE  Eeva Jernström,
Samantha Kiljunen,
Mika Sillanpää 
07.01.20 -17.04.20 -

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