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Six themes that examine how theories related to sustainability are translated into practice are explored through structured in-class activities that challenge you to consider problems and evidence from different perspectives.
Case studies from tropical forestry, agriculture and biofuels increase your understanding of the complexity of resource management decisions and your awareness of ethical and moral issues embedded in problems that are often framed as scientific or technical.
Feedback from four short discussion essays will help you to improve your writing skills.
Weekly student-led discussions develop your capacity for attentive exchange, informed argument and reasoning, and skills in facilitating discussion
|Session||Second Sub Session||Credit Points||15 credits (7.5 ECTS credits)|
Information on contact teaching time is available from the course guide.
1st Attempt: 1 three hour exam (30%); continuous assessment (70%). Resit: Similar to 1st attempt, with continuous assessment mark(s) and /or exam mark carried forward with an opportunity to resit either or both, depending on what was failed in the first attempt.
A strong emphasis will be made throughout the course on informal verbal feedback during seminar and workshop sessions.