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Environment and Development

MA (Full Time)

Year:13/14
UCAS Code:none
Minimum Length:12 Month(s)
Maximum Length:24 Month(s)
Credit Points:180
Director of Studies:Dr YMR Najman

Compulsory Modules

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The student must take 4 modules from the following group:
The student may complete their enrolment by selecting from the following list:

Educational Aims: Knowledge, Understanding and Skills

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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

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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.

 

 

Structure, Features and Regulations: Compulsory and Optional Modules

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Compulsory Modules

Unless indicated, you are unable to opt out of any of these modules.

LEC.501  Dissertation Project

GEOG400  Research Methods

GEOG410  Perspectives on Environment and Development

Optional Modules

Select FOUR optional modules from the list below, following approval from your DoS.  The number of credits across core and optional modules must total 180 (185 acceptable).  You should aim to balance your taught modules across each term OR take more in the earlier terms.

BIOL.405  Biological Effects of Air Pollution and Climate Change

BIOL420

BIOL421

BIOL431

ECOL413

ECOL414

ECOL415

ECOL419

ENV.404

ENV.405

ENV.407

ENV.408

ENV.431

ENV.432

ENV.434

ENV.435

ENV.441

ENV.448

ENV.457

GEOG413

GEOG414

GEOG415

GEOG416

GEOG419

GEOG421

GEOG422

LEC.422

LEC.425

LEC.428

LEC.429

LEC.430

LEC.431

LEC.433

LEC.435

LEC.439

LL.M5213

LL.M5220

LL.M5212

LL.M5237

LL.M5238

PPR.413

SOCL521b

SOCL527b

LEC.440 (Unassessed study module to be taken as required)

 

 

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