Time: 23.9-31.12.2019, online course
Place: Online studies on Moodle eLearning environment
Extent: 5 ECTS
Number of study places: 10
Target group: All that are interested in this subject
Lecturer: Principle lecturer Timo Leinonen

Credited in degree: All Bachelor level degrees at Xamk
Enrolment by: 2 September 2019
Price: free of charge

Please notice, that
Xamk degree students cannot enrol on OUAS courses.

Course description
You can describe the systems of harvesting and transportingenergy wood. You can evaluate the technical, economic and ecologic sustainability of energy wood production. You can estimate the consequences of policy changes for the forest sector.

Learning objectives
How to chooseenergy wood harvesting sites? 
How do you select the harvesting system? 
How do you transport and handle energy wood? 
How do you organise the storage of energy wood?

Course consists of themes (one theme/ week).
Study material is linked to the learning environment.
Small exam at every week, final exam at the end of the course. All exams (also resit) are on-line exams.

Approximately 135 hours of student work.

Grading scale 0-5.




Certificate of these studies will be delivered 
 – in paper form for those who have their home address in Finland
 – by email in PDF form for those who have their home address in some other country.

This course is based on the curricula of Xamk's degree programmes and the Finnish credits are fully compatible with the ECTS.

Additional information on enrolment:
Open University of Applied Sciences office, email openstudies@xamk.fi.

Terms of cancellation: 
If you are not able to participate in the course, please let us know as soon as possible by email openstudies@xamk.fi.

You'll receive an invitation by email to this course approx. one week before the course starts.