- Bachelor's degree
- Scarborough (Grossbritannien)
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Was lernen Sie in diesem Kurs?
Skills and Training
In your first year you will focus on core themes of globalisation, sustainability and social inequalities, whilst broadening your knowledge of physical geography.
In the second year you will engage with some of the subdisciplines of human geography, notably social, cultural, development and historical geography.
In your final year you will have the opportunity to study more specialised options including food geographies, urban regeneration and local economies, geographies of social exclusion and marginalisation and development and health. In addition, you will be able to focus on a topic of your own choice for your final year dissertation.
In all three years you will be supported to develop your study skills, research and field techniques and benefit from a high level of support from a specialist employment tutor.
Your course will be based on a series of lectures, with associated seminars, fieldwork and practical classes. In addition, your personal tutor will review and discuss your progress with you and will be available for advice.
HOW WILL I BE ASSESSED?
An estimated percentage breakdown of how your final grade is assessed is as follows: formal examinations 25%; coursework reports, essays, practicals, presentations, posters 60%; project work 15%.
A compulsory Add+vantage module must also be completed: please see the page on the Add+vantage scheme for more details.
In a typical week you will have up to 16 contact hours of teaching and this will break down as:
Personal tutorial/small group teaching: 4 hours of small group teaching each week
Medium group teaching: 6 hours of practical classes, workshops or seminars each week
Large group teaching: 6 hours of lectures each week
Personal study: 20 hours each week studying and revising in your own time