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Last modified: 25 May 2018 11:16

Course Overview

This course covers a wide range of environmental topics and allows students to explore themes of specific interest.  Environmental awareness is not new; it was a strong feature of early, indigenous cultures.  The course explores how the environment links to spirituality, and how human beings have impacted on it socially, physically and culturally over time. 


Course Details

Study Type Undergraduate Level 1
Session First Sub Session Credit Points 15 credits (7.5 ECTS credits)
Campus None. Sustained Study No
  • Ms Val Reid

Qualification Prerequisites

  • Either Programme Level 1 or Programme Level 2

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

  • Any Undergraduate Programme

What other courses must be taken with this course?


What courses cannot be taken with this course?


Are there a limited number of places available?


Course Description

Students will participate in an environmental walk, present findings on a range of topics, and take a good look at how young people can be educated to become environmentally aware.

Through engagement with a range of ideas from across society and cultures, students are encouraged to value diversity.

Degree Programmes for which this Course is Prescribed


Contact Teaching Time

48 hours

This is the total time spent in lectures, tutorials and other class teaching.

Teaching Breakdown


1st Attempt: 1 essay of 3,000 words (100%).
Resit: Resubmission of failed criteria in essay (100%).

Formative Assessment

On-going formative assessment on engagement with course reading and tutorial tasks.


In sufficient time to be able to be used by students to improve their work (typically within four weeks of hand-in, in line with School of Education's policy on Assessment). Appropriate and relevant to helping students understand where they have both gained and lost marks, and how to improve their mark (if appropriate).
If necessary face to face meetings will be undertaken with students who are failing.

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