Course syllabus

Människan i extrema miljöer
Human in Extreme Environments

MAMF35, 7,5 credits, G2 (First Cycle)

Valid for: 2014/15
Decided by: Education Board E
Date of Decision: 2014-04-02

General Information

Main field: Technology.
Elective for: BME4-br
Language of instruction: The course will be given in Swedish


Provide basic knowledge about the effects on human wellbeing, health and performance associated with exposure to environmental extremes.

Learning outcomes

Knowledge and understanding
For a passing grade the student must



Competences and skills
For a passing grade the student must



Judgement and approach
For a passing grade the student must






Examination details

Grading scale: UG
Assessment: Orally and in writing: Laboratory exercises, group and project work, and written examination. Compulsory lectures, group and project work and laboratory excercises.


The number of participants is limited to: No
The course might be cancelled: If the number of applicants is less than 16.
The course overlaps following course/s: TFRC70

Reading list

Contact and other information

Course coordinator: Kalev Kuklane,
Course homepage:
Further information: The course provides knowledge on the effect of the external environment on human, especially related to heat and cold, cold water and diving, air pressure conditions, hypoxic environments, and methods for related risk assessment and management.