20 Credits SPRING



Aims/Description: Environmental issues continue to be a key area of contemporary public concern and current political debate. They raise fundamental questions about the relationship between society and environment, and the politics of that relationship. This module provides a geographical introduction to these issues and debates with examples from a range of scales from the global to the local. After a review of key concepts, the module is developed through inter-related sections covering debates through different empirical themes.

Staff Contact: Dr Matt Watson
Teaching Methods: Lectures, Independent Study, 2x 2-hr stakeholder forum debates; 2x 1-hr surgery hours
Assessment: Formal Exam, Group presentation and participation in stakeholder debate sessions

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