Module Information

Module Identifier
Module Title
Management in Practice - Bioenergy and Environmental Change
Academic Year
Semester 2
Other Staff

Course Delivery

Delivery Type Delivery length / details
Lecture 1 x 1 hour lectures per week (11 hours)
Practical 2 x 9 hour full day practicals (18 hours)
Seminars / Tutorials 6 x 2 hour fortnightly tutorials (12 hours)
Other 3 x 9 hour visits (21 hours)
Other 1 x 9 hour development day (9 hours)


Assessment Type Assessment length / details Proportion
Semester Assessment Group case study report.  2500 words.  20%
Semester Assessment Individual case study and report.  2500 words. Development of a bioenergy resource for an advanced conversion technology.  30%
Semester Assessment Individual scoping report.  1500 word report and oral presentation.  30%
Semester Assessment Individual review.  1500 word review of a single bioconversion technology.  20%
Supplementary Assessment Students must take elements of assessment equivalent to those that led to failure of the module.  100%

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this module students should be able to:

1. Critically assess bioenergy as a route to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

2. Demonstrate a fundamental and practical knowledge of biomass resources and conversion technologies.

3. Make confident, sound and objective judgments on the complex scientific and societal issues associated with bioenergy.

4. Be confident in the communication of scientific issues, tothe public and peers, with accuracy and clarity, both orally and in writing.


This module is at CQFW Level 7