20 Credits SPRING


Pre-requisites: GEO264

GEO264 or equivalent (as approved by the module convener)


Aims/Description: The study of social geographical issues in Europe is enhanced by experience of field research, and by the examination of particular problem topics in situ. Students taking this module will consider various topics (such as gentrification, ethnic minority segregation, housing developments, or issues in the use of space) through field investigation. The actual topics chosen will depend on the location of the field class. Work for the module involves the development of group projects, with students working in teams. These projects necessitate both quantitative and qualitative skills. Students' taking the module witl therefore have the opportunity to enhance a number of their transferable skills, including oral presentation.

Restrictions on availability: For resources reasons, the module will operate with a limit on numbers. Available to GEOU04, TRPU107 only.

Staff Contact: Dr Dimitris Ballas
Teaching Methods: Lectures, Seminars, Laboratory work, Fieldwork, Independent Study,
Assessment: Course work, Project work, 6 page Website / Presentation (20 mins)
WebCT resources are available for this module

Notes: In order to study this module students must have taken either GEO212 and GEO254 at Level 2 OR study GEO323 at Level 3.

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

Departmental Home Page
Teaching timetable

|

NOTE
The content of our courses is reviewed annually to make sure it's up-to-date and relevant. Individual modules are occasionally updated or withdrawn. This is in response to discoveries through our world-leading research; funding changes; professional accreditation requirements; student or employer feedback; outcomes of reviews; and variations in staff or student numbers. In the event of any change we'll consult and inform students in good time and take reasonable steps to minimise disruption.

URLs used in these pages are subject to year-on-year change. For this reason we recommend that you do not bookmark these pages or set them as favourites.

Western Bank, Sheffield, S10 2TN, UK