|Assessment Type||Assessment length / details||Proportion|
|Semester Assessment||Group Presentation 10 Minutes||25%|
|Semester Assessment||Report 1500 Words||50%|
|Semester Assessment||Report 750 Words||25%|
|Supplementary Assessment||Report 1500 Words||50%|
|Supplementary Assessment||Report 750 Words||25%|
|Supplementary Assessment||Script for a Presentation An individual script of the student's contribution to a 10 minute group presentation.||25%|
On successful completion of this module students should be able to:
Demonstrate awareness of the standards, expectations and practices at a university level.
Identify appropriate data sources and resources for academic work, including books, journals and websites, and show an appreciation of the issues involved in their use.
Analyse historical trends in hazard events, and demonstrate an understanding of future scenarios.
Critically assess risk in a wide variety of hazard contexts.
Propose effective mitigation strategies for a wide variety of societal threats.
The module offers you the opportunity to engage directly in your learning, to contribute to discussion and give presentations on your work in a small-group setting.
Scheme-specific seminars will encourage you to explore the lecture themes in more detail and develop core study skills that are central to success in Higher Education.
|Skills Type||Skills details|
|Adaptability and resilience||Students will be encouraged to respond to feedback.|
|Co-ordinating with others||Students to work as a team to deliver the group presentation.|
|Creative Problem Solving||Students will identify factors which might influence potential mitigation solutions, and evaluate advantages and disadvantages of such solutions.|
|Critical and analytical thinking||Students will be required to research, evaluate and analyse information for the presentation. Students will undertake an analysis of academic and non-academic sources and produce an academically appropriate report.|
|Digital capability||Students will be required to use word processing technology for the report, and presentation software for the presentation.|
|Professional communication||Students will be required to present written work in an appropriate academic register, and to present orally in a clear and professional manner.|
|Real world sense||Students will develop awareness of their personal skills, beliefs and qualities.|
|Subject Specific Skills||The lectures, seminars, field trip and assignments address key debates and themes in the student’s subject area. Students will tackle problems involving number, including statistical analysis of trends.|
This module is at CQFW Level 4