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This course will introduce students to contemporary environmental issues at various temporal and spatial scales, and will explore associated environmental management challenges. Students will learn about different conceptual and theoretical approaches to the study of environmental challenges and they will explore the key drivers of environmental challenges from local to global scales. Lecturers will draw on their own research experience and use case studies to illustrate many of these issues.
|Session||First Sub Session||Credit Points||15 credits (7.5 ECTS credits)|
Part 1: Concepts and theory (e.g. overview of sustainability, ecosystem services, conceptualising 'nature', landscape)
Part 2: Key drivers of global enviroment challenges (e.g. relationships between climate change and economic development, global enviromental management)
Part 3: Case studies in, for example, food security; energy; freshwater and marine resources; ; landscape management.
Information on contact teaching time is available from the course guide.
1500 words policy brief (33%)
48 hours take home exam (67%)
There are no assessments for this course.
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