|Delivery Type||Delivery length / details|
|Other||Teaching on this module will take place on a study tour during the latter part of the summer vacation.|
|Assessment Type||Assessment length / details||Proportion|
|Semester Assessment||Report, not exceeding 10,000 words To be submitted by Week 10||100%|
|Supplementary Assessment||Re-submission of an amended report||100%|
On completion of the module, students should:
1. Have developed an understanding of the relationship between location, agricultural practices and the rural economy
2. Have developed a critical, evaluative and analytical approach towards agriculture and the rural economy
3. Be able to appreciate the complexity of decision-making in the diversification of rural Britain.
The approach throughout should be analytical, critical and evaluative and contain a thorough review of appropriate literature .
The report will be fully referenced in accordance with the Harvard System.
This module gives students the opportunity to develop an appreciation of the interrelationship between farm, rural business, landscape and the community and the importance both of integration and diversification within the rural areas of Britain.
This entire project will develop students' ability to work independently.
.2 IT and information handling
It is expected that the project will be prepared using a word processor.
.4 Writing in an academic context
This skill is an integral feature of the assessment of project.
.7 Self management
Students will be expected to manage their own time in meeting the submission deadline.
This module is at CQFW Level 6