MGeol, BSc Geology (International)
On completion of the year/programme students should have provided evidence of being able to:demonstrate a broad understanding of the concepts, information, practical competencies and techniques which are standard features in a range of aspects of the geological sciences;apply generic and subject specific intellectual qualities to standard situations outside the context in which they were originally studied;appreciate and employ the main methods of enquiry in the geological sciences and critically evaluate the appropriateness of different methods of enquiry;use a range of techniques to initiate and undertake the analysis of data and information;adjust to professional and disciplinary boundaries..
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 the subject area(s) studied;- skills necessary for the exercising of personal responsibility;- decision making.Students will have the opportunity to acquire, in their year 3 in North America, Australia or New Zealand across the range of option modules specified for the programme:- qualities and transferable skills necessary for study within a different academic cultural environment;- skills necessary for the exercising of personal responsibility, and academic and social interactions in an alternative cultural environment.
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 ability to apply a broad range of aspects of the geological sciences;work that draws on a wide variety of material;the ability to evaluate and criticise received opinion;demonstrating a broad knowledge base.