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This course will take you on a journey through the physical workings of the Earth, the interactions between species and their environments and then on to the effects humans are having on the planet and thoughts on the future.
Teaching by staff with different subject specialisms who give both variety and immediacy to course material.
Exposure to the problems we are facing both now and in the future which means that students can make informed choices in their everyday lives.A range of ‘wet’ and computer-based practicals enhance the classroom teaching and develop generic scientific skills.
|Session||Second Sub Session||Credit Points||15 credits (7.5 ECTS credits)|
Information on contact teaching time is available from the course guide.
1st Attempt: One 2-hour MCQ exam (60%) and in-course assessment (40%). To pass this course, a pass must be achieved in both the theory exam and the in-course assessment. Resit: One 2-hour MCQ exam in the same format as the main exam. The resit paper may contain questions pertaining to both the practical and lecture components of the course.
There is no formal formative assessment but students will be expected to engage in tutorial-type discussions which will allow them to assess their own understanding of the course content.