10 Credits AUTUMN

Aims/Description: The module aims to give students a broad understanding of the nature and scope of landscape research and the approaches that landscape researchers use. It aims to demonstrate the relationships between the questions that landscape research can answer and the various methods of enquiry that are used. It will show students how landscape research can impact upon landscape practice as well as the wider landscape. The module aims to help students understand the importance and relevance of landscape research, identify the research topics that enthuse them and give them a grasp of relevant research methods which they can carry forward into planning and writing their dissertations.

Teaching Methods: Lectures, Independent Study, Workshops designed to deliver the skills needed for literature review.
Assessment: Course work

Information on the department responsible for this unit (Landscape Architecture):

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