20 Credits SPRING



Aims/Description: This module will introduce students to a wide range of critical environmental issues facing the world today from physical science and social science perspectives. Using a range of environmental problems evident in the Global North and Global South (such as climate change, water resources, land-use change, agriculture), the physical and social processes implicated will be examined. Drawing on a range of examples, students will critically explore the causes, consequences, management and solutions to environmental issues and learn how to question assumptions about environmental processes.

Staff Contact: Kate Findlater
Teaching Methods: Lectures, Independent Study
Assessment: Formal Exam

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