(Award available for year: Certificate of Higher Educ)
On completion of the programme students should have provided evidence of having:- an understanding of human social, economic, political and cultural systems from a spatial and/or environmental perspective;- an understanding of geography's intellectual development;- an appreciation of the practical contributions made by geographers to debates and policy on societal and environmental issues, and an understanding of their potential for continuing such contributions;- the skills necessary to engage with ideas in the social sciences and humanities; - skills in the use of geographical information systems, and the application of qualitative and quantitative analysis to geographical study;- skills in teamwork, investigation, presentation and communication.
Transferable (key) skills
Students will have had the opportunity to acquire, as defined in the modules specified for the programme:- qualities and transferable skills necessary for employment related to geography;- skills necessary for the exercising of personal responsibility.
Achievement will be assessed by a variety of methods in accordance with the learning outcomes of the modules specified for the year/programme and will include:- demonstrating the knowledge and application of standard concepts, information and techniques relevant to the discipline;- work that covers a restricted area of the discipline;- demonstrating emerging abilities, skills and competencies.