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GG3578: HUMAN GEOGRAPHY: HONOURS FIELD COURSE (2021-2022)

Last modified: 16 Sep 2021 14:05


Course Overview

The course is based around a one week residential field-course supported by taught and student-led sessions on campus.  Students complete independent research projects, conducted in small groups, on topics they select themselves and which are developed with support from an academic supervisor.  In previous years project topics have included transport, tourism, immigration, housing, and urban regeneration.

Course Details

Study Type Undergraduate Level 3
Session Second Sub Session Credit Points 15 credits (7.5 ECTS credits)
Campus Aberdeen Sustained Study No
Co-ordinators
  • Dr Piotr Niewiadomski

What courses & programmes must have been taken before this course?

What other courses must be taken with this course?

None.

What courses cannot be taken with this course?

Are there a limited number of places available?

No

Course Description

Building on previous courses in human geography, material will cover theory, background information and case studies appropriate to the chosen field area.  Students will design and execute projects that target specific human geographical aspects of their choice (e.g., addressing how hybridity, mobility, difference/diversity, regional development or globalisation affect the social spaces of the field area).

Associated Costs

DescriptionValue
Estimated cost towards the field course. GBP 550.00

In light of Covid-19 this information is indicative and may be subject to change.

Contact Teaching Time

Information on contact teaching time is available from the course guide.

Teaching Breakdown

  • 1 Lecture during University weeks 26 - 27, 31, 33, 35, 40 - 41

More Information about Week Numbers


In light of Covid-19 and the move to blended learning delivery the assessment information advertised for second half-session courses may be subject to change. All updates for second-half session courses will be actioned in advance of the second half-session teaching starting. Please check back regularly for updates.

Summative Assessments

2 x presentation (33.33% in total)

Individual report (66.67%)

Formative Assessment

There are no assessments for this course.

Course Learning Outcomes

Knowledge LevelThinking SkillOutcome
FactualRememberILO’s for this course are available in the course guide.

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