Introduction To Permaculture
Module Code: XS01105
Class Code: AL303E
Delivery: Online: self-paced
Start Date: 27-04-2021
End Date: 06-07-2021
Tutor: Polkey, Angela(Dr)
Full Fee: £45.00
This module is an introductory but wide-ranging introduction to permaculture as an approach to designing sustainable ways of living and working. It will give a good grounding in the core elements of a permaculture design approach including the ethical framework or values that underpin it, the principles from nature that it draws on, and a design framework for applying them.
Learners will be encouraged to explore issues that matter to their own life and work and will be shown practical examples of permaculture in action. This module will enable learners to understand and apply the permaculture design process to a personal project.
This distance learning course enables you to study from home and participate in an online community of other students learning about Permaculture. The module is delivered through Blackboard, our online learning environment and learners will be able engage in collaborative learning via 4 live 30-minute teaching sessions during the module.
This module can be studied as a stand-alone course, but it is also an optional module for the Certificate of Higher Education in Ecology at Aberystwyth University. This module can also be combined with the Living Soil module, as part of the Permaculture Design Certificate taught by the tutor and accredited by the Permaculture Association of Britain.
1. Conduct a simple analysis of permaculture ethics 500 words(40%)
2.Prepare a simple permaculture design 500 words plus a visual plan(60%)
This module is at CQFW Level 3