20 Credits AUTUMN



Aims/Description: This module enables students to consolidate and apply the skills gained through their Geography or Environmental Science degree to real-world challenges.  These challenges, based around themes of sustainability and social justice, will be identified by stakeholders within the University.   Students will work as a team to: scope the issues; identify solutions, and; communicate them to the stakeholders.  As well as consolidating their subject skills, they will further their collaboration, project planning, problem solving and communication skills.  Through reflection and employability-related exercises embedded throughout the module they will be able to improve their self-awareness, identify their skills and attributes, and be able to confidently articulate these to employers and further study providers.

Staff Contact: JONES JULIE M
Teaching Methods: Lectures, Seminars, Tutorials, Independent Study
Assessment: Course work, Presentation

Information on the department responsible for this unit (Geography):

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