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The course provides an understanding of the role of policy and the law in regulating the use, management, development, planning, acquisition and transfer of land and natural resources. It covers legislation for environmental protection, conservation and designations, at Scottish, UK and international levels. The course also examines access legislation, community right to buy and community-based planning, agricultural holdings, rent reviews and powers regarding compulsory purchase of land. Part of the course is dedicated to a teamwork module to build student skills in communication and engagement, planning and managing work in terms.
|Session||First Sub Session||Credit Points||15 credits (7.5 ECTS credits)|
This course covers the following areas of rural and environmental policy and law:
Information on contact teaching time is available from the course guide.
48 hours take home exam (65%)
There are no assessments for this course.
|Knowledge Level||Thinking Skill||Outcome|
|Reflection||Create||Improve their ability to work in teams, listen effectively, communicate clearly, and possess the skills to produce outputs effectively, under time pressure, with a high degree of personal satisfaction|
|Procedural||Evaluate||Be able to assess and have a critical understanding of the policy and legal framework governing rural land use, development, and environmental management at Scottish, UK and international levels|
|Procedural||Evaluate||Understand the different forms of rights that can be held by individuals, communities and organisations, as well as their implications.|
|Conceptual||Evaluate||Be able to discuss with clarity both orally and in writing how different policies and laws influence the management of a particular place or environmental asset.|