Module Identifier GGM1240  
Academic Year 2006/2007  
Co-ordinator Dr Peter R Merriman  
Semester Semester 2 (Taught over 2 semesters)  
Course delivery Seminars / Tutorials   11 x 1.5 hrs (as part of 3 hour sessions)  
  Lecture   11 x 1.5 hrs (as part of 3 hour sessions)  
Assessment TypeAssessment Length/DetailsProportion
Semester Assessment PROJECT ESSAY Two Project Essays of not more than 7,000 words demonstrating a scholarly appreciation of key philosophical, epistemological and theorotical debates in cultural geography (one at the end of each semester - 35% for each essay), 70%70%
Semester Assessment RESEARCH JOURNAL (6,000 words submitted in two stages) that reviews and critically evaluates the articles discussed within the human geography reading group and connects these to wider debates in human geography and cultural geography, 20%.20%
Semester Assessment ORAL PRESENTATIONS within the reading groups, 10%10%
Supplementary Assessment Resubmission of failed components 

Learning outcomes

On completion of this module, students will be able to

Brief description

This elective module will provide students with a knowledge of the key philosophical and methodological debates in human geography. Srudents will develop an understanding, through reading and critically engaging with the themes and literatures examined therein, of the skills required to develop proficiency in intellectual argument and academic writing.


This module is at CQFW Level 7