|Assessment Type||Assessment length / details||Proportion|
|Semester Assessment||Case based practicals Day practicals involving discussion, synthesis and report writing: * Solar power, Wind and Wave energy 10% * Composting, Sewage and land use 10% * Waste management 10% * Innovation, technology and solutions for a greener future 10% * communicating sustainability 10%||60%|
|Semester Assessment||Targeted governmental report Targeted governmental report discussing the relevance of one of the above issues (2500 words)||40%|
|Supplementary Assessment||Resubmission of one or both assessments||100%|
On completion of this module, students will:
- have broad knowledge of issues relating man's impact on teh planet (both locally and at a global scale) and will use this background to synthesise and discuss specific issues.
- be aware of an demonstrate an understanding of sustainability
- be able to understand and deliver practical solutions to improve environmental efficiency at a local level (particularly in the business environment)
- be able to confidently explain and communicate sustainable issues to the public with accuracy and clarity, both orally and in writing.
Students will research a topic from the course and produce a targeted 2500 word government-type report. Such a case study approach provides problem centred and solution-based learning.
This module is at CQFW Level 7