|Module Title||GEOGRAPHY SCIENCE FIELDWORK|
|Co-ordinator||Dr Peter Abrahams|
|Pre-Requisite||Acceptance to Single Honours Geography|
|Course delivery||Practicals / Field Days||3 x 2 hours (Introductory Sessions); 5 x 4 hours (Practicals); Up to 10 days (Fieldcourse).|
|Assessment||Course work||Written Reports and maps/graphs to be submitted during the fieldwork period and during Week 11 of the Semester. Students who fail to attend the field course without good reason will not be permitted a resit. Students who attend the field course but fail the assessment will be given the opportunity to resubmit assessments by a date to be agreed with the module co-ordinator for a maximum mark of 35%. Students whose reasons for failing to attend the field course are condoned will be permitted to submit a 5,000 word project for assessment of a type and by a date to be agreed with the module co-ordinator, for a maximum mark of 100%.||100%|
1. Fieldcourse organisation: to include aspects of project planning and appropriate practicals
3. Report preparation practicals
To provide the technical framework for study of physical environments and to allow the development of expertise in specific measurement techniques.
Module objectives / Learning outcomes
On completion of the module, students should:
NB: To permit firm bookings to be made, no registration changes will normally be allowed after the first six weeks of Semester 1.
The above description relates to a fieldcourse normally held in the U.K. Malta may also be offered as an alternative. Further details will be provided early in Semester 1.