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AT5535: FIELD TRIPS FOR PEOPLE AND ENVIRONMENT (2016-2017)

Last modified: 16 Nov 2016 18:09


Course Overview

Six half-day or full-day field trips in northeast Scotland. Possible sites that we will visit include Bennachie, RSPB Loch of Strathbeg, Forvie NNR, Crathes Castle, Doonies Farm, Cairngorms National Park and Tyrebagger Forest. Sites will be selected to explore a range of themes that are taught on other courses within the programme, such as conservation, landscape perception, environmental art and human-animal relations. If possible, staff from organisations will be available to guide the students and to answer their questions.

Course Details

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

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

  • Any Postgraduate Programme (Studied)

What other courses must be taken with this course?

None.

What courses cannot be taken with this course?

None.

Are there a limited number of places available?

No

Course Description

Six half-day or full-day field trips in northeast Scotland.  Possible sites that we will visit include Bennachie, RSPB Loch of Strathbeg, Forvie NNR, Crathes Castle, Doonies Farm, Cairngorms National Park and Tyrebagger Forest.  Sites will be selected to explore a range of themes that are taught on other courses within the programme, such as conservation, landscape perception, environmental art and human-animal relations.  If possible, staff from organisations will be available to guide the students and to answer their questions.

Further Information & Notes

AT5535 Field Trips for People and Environment will incur additional costs for the field trips.  Approximation of cost is £50 per student for the course.

Degree Programmes for which this Course is Prescribed

  • MSc People and Environment

Contact Teaching Time

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Teaching Breakdown


Assessment

First Attempt:
Six 400-word Field Trip reports (50%) and one 2500-word project based on at least one of the sites visited (50%).

Resit:
One 5000-word essay (100%)

Formative Assessment

None.

Feedback

None.

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