Due to Covid-19 students should refer to the module Blackboard pages for assessment details
|Assessment Type||Assessment length / details||Proportion|
|Semester Assessment||Group Poster Presentation 1,500 words||30%|
|Semester Exam||2 Hours Seen exam, with 1 side of A4 page of notes/question to take into the exam.||70%|
|Supplementary Assessment||Poster Presentation Poster presentation 1,500 words||30%|
|Supplementary Exam||Seen exam, with 1 side of A4 page of notes/question to take into the exam.||70%|
On successful completion of this module students should be able to:
Identify and explain the social, cultural and political forces shaping our geographic world.
Identify and evaluate the power relations connecting identity and place.
Apply a range of relevent theoretical ideas and conceptual literatures to case studies.
Synthesise and summarise information effectively and present in a poster format.
Develop and build coherent and concise arguments in and exam format.
· The relationship between geography and power.
· The relationship between geography and identity.
· Different forms of power and their effects on space.
· Key spatial objects in human geography: e.g., places, landscaped and cities.
· Key geographic concepts such as resistance, representation, development, mobility, consumption and exclusion.
On completion of this module students should have a broad understanding of the main concepts and concerns of human geography and how power place identity and politics are intimately connected.
The module is divided into weekly lectures and a number of active learning workshops to support student engagement with the assessment. It will be divided into three content blocks that will be related to staff research interests and expertise. Each lecture block will be followed by a two-hour workshop. Each block will explore the relationship between place and identity.
|Skills Type||Skills details|
|Application of Number||Not explicitly, although this may well come into course content on occasion.|
|Communication||Yes; written communication skills for the assessments; oral communication for poster presentations and through class discussions etc.|
|Improving own Learning and Performance||Yes, through practical sessions attached to the module focussed on supporting content and study skills.|
|Information Technology||Yes through the production of the coursework, and making use of VLEs|
|Personal Development and Career planning||Yes, with applied knowledge / employability-focussed practicals.|
|Problem solving||Yes, through course content.|
|Research skills||Yes, through engaging with current research to produce the essay and revise for the exam.|
|Subject Specific Skills||Yes, engagement with current theoretical ideas.|
|Team work||Yes, through poster group presentation|
This module is at CQFW Level 4