production
Skip to Content

AT5535: FIELD TRIPS FOR PEOPLE AND ENVIRONMENT (2018-2019)

Last modified: 22 May 2019 17:07


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.


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

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

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

There are no assessments for this course.

Feedback

None.

Course Learning Outcomes

None.

Compatibility Mode

We have detected that you are have compatibility mode enabled or are using an old version of Internet Explorer. You either need to switch off compatibility mode for this site or upgrade your browser.