Module Identifier GG21920  
Academic Year 2001/2002  
Co-ordinator Dr Peter Abrahams  
Semester Semester 2  
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%  

Further Notes

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.

Module outline

1. Fieldcourse organisation: to include aspects of project planning and appropriate practicals

2. Fieldcourse.

3. Report preparation practicals

Module Aims

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 :

On completion of the module, students should also possess skills in the following:-