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ZO5516: MARINE ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT ASSESSMENT (2020-2021)

Last modified: 24 Jun 2020 14:31


Course Overview

In recent decades, concern about environmental damage in different parts of the world has led to public pressure on governments to regulate ‘developers’ and others so as to minimise adverse environmental effects, while allowing economic activities to continue. Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) has been developed as a critical component of the approach to achieving sustainable development. It originated in the USA and has since been incorporated into the EU/UK legislative frameworks. It is therefore important to understand the nature of the EIA process and to be able to select, and use, suitable techniques.

Course Details

Study Type Postgraduate Level 5
Session Second Sub Session Credit Points 15 credits (7.5 ECTS credits)
Campus Aberdeen Sustained Study No
Co-ordinators
  • Dr A Hastings

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

What other courses must be taken with this course?

None.

Are there a limited number of places available?

No

Course Description

The aim of the course is to provide training in policies, methods and application of EIA in the UK (as a member state of the EU) and elsewhere. The course also aims to foster balanced judgement of the strengths and weaknesses of EIA. The focus will be marine and in the sector of decommissioning.


Contact Teaching Time

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

Teaching Breakdown

  • 1 Lecture during University week24
  • 1 Tutorial during University weeks 25 - 34

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Summative Assessments

Class Test

Assessment Type Summative Weighting 30
Assessment Weeks Feedback Weeks

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Feedback

Formative feedback is provided during discussion sessions.  Written feedback is provided to individual students on each of the summative assessments.

Learning Outcomes
Knowledge LevelThinking SkillOutcome
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Oral Presentation: Group

Assessment Type Summative Weighting 30
Assessment Weeks Feedback Weeks

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Feedback

Formative feedback is provided during discussion sessions.  Written feedback is provided to individual students on each of the summative assessments.

Learning Outcomes
Knowledge LevelThinking SkillOutcome
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Reflective Report

Assessment Type Summative Weighting 20
Assessment Weeks Feedback Weeks

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Feedback

Formative feedback is provided during discussion sessions.  Written feedback is provided to individual students on each of the summative assessments.

Learning Outcomes
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Formative Assessment

There are no assessments for this course.

Resit Assessments

Resubmission of failed elements

Assessment Type Summative Weighting
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Feedback
Learning Outcomes
Knowledge LevelThinking SkillOutcome
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Course Learning Outcomes

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