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MA Environment and Development


Mode of Study: Full Time Department: Lancaster Environment Centre
UCAS Code: none Duration/Length: 12 Month(s)
QAA Subject Management: Earth Science, Environmental Sciences an Director of Studies: Dr YMR Najman
Total Credit Points: 180

Syllabus Rules and Pre-requisites

Educational Aims: Knowledge, Understanding and Skills

  • Subject Specific: Knowledge, Understanding and Skills

    - to provide students with both a broad and indepth knowledge of contemporary environmental and development issues.

    - to equipment students with the intellectual undertanding to be able to synthesise, assess and contribute to arguments and debates concerning current day environmental and development issues.

    - to educate students to have the practical skills (field, lab and analytical) required to undertake employment and research in the fields of environment and development.

    General: Knowledge, Understanding and Skills

    - transferable skills include those associated with IT, numeracy, and literacy (both spoken and written), the ability to debate, synthesis and assess information, to develop leadership and teamwork skills, and to work independently on field and lab baed tasks.

     

Learning Outcomes: Knowledge, Understanding and Skills

  • Subject Specific: Knowledge, Understanding and Skills
    On successful completion of this scheme of study students will...

    - have an up to date knowledge of current environmental and development issues and be able to contribute in an informed manner to debates on these subjects with experts in these fields.

    - be able to apply their knowledge to a work-based / research setting in the fields of environment /development.

    - have a broad based knowledge of environmental / development issues and have a detailed knowledge of some of these aspects, from which to launch further research or a career in this field.

    - be competent in lab, field and and analytical skills related to their field of specialism.

    General: Knowledge, Understanding and Skills
    On successful completion of this scheme of study students will...

    be equipped with the transferable skills critical to most careers, with skills in IT, numeracy, literacy, oral and written presentations, leadership and teamskills. In addition, they will be able to critically assess and contribute to debates.

     

     

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