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Last modified: 31 May 2022 13:05

Course Overview

The course is based around a one week residential field-course supported by taught and student-led sessions on campus.  Students complete independent research projects, conducted in small groups, on topics they select themselves and which are developed with support from an academic supervisor.  In previous years project topics have included transport, tourism, immigration, housing, and urban regeneration.

Course Details

Study Type Undergraduate Level 3
Session Second Sub Session Credit Points 15 credits (7.5 ECTS credits)
Campus Aberdeen Sustained Study No
  • Dr Piotr Niewiadomski

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Course Description

Building on previous courses in human geography, material will cover theory, background information and case studies appropriate to the chosen field area.  Students will design and execute projects that target specific human geographical aspects of their choice (e.g., addressing how hybridity, mobility, difference/diversity, regional development or globalisation affect the social spaces of the field area).

Associated Costs

Estimated cost towards the field course. GBP 550.00

Contact Teaching Time

Information on contact teaching time is available from the course guide.

Teaching Breakdown

More Information about Week Numbers

Details, including assessments, may be subject to change until 31 August 2023 for 1st half-session courses and 22 December 2023 for 2nd half-session courses.

Summative Assessments

2 x presentation (33.33% in total)

Individual report (66.67%)

Formative Assessment

There are no assessments for this course.

Course Learning Outcomes

Knowledge LevelThinking SkillOutcome
FactualRememberILO’s for this course are available in the course guide.

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