Introducing Human Geographies
Introducing Human Geographies 2023-24
School of Environmental & Natural Sciences
Module - Semester 1 & 2
Eifiona Thomas Lane
This module provides an introduction to Geographical thinking including some of following concepts: globalisation; space and place; people and the environment; urbanisation; identity and difference; population; migration; sustainability. Consideration is given of the broad and integrated relationship between people and place and their socio economic, political, cultural and natural environment.
-threshold -1. No major omissions or inaccuracies in the deployment of information / skills2. Some grasp of theoretical conceptual practical elements3. Integration of theory/practice/information present intermittently in pursuit of the assessed works' objectives.This translates to Satisfactory Standard Pass : D- to D+
-good -1. Much or most of the relevant information and skills accurately deployed2. Good/adequate grasp of theoretical/conceptual/practical elements3. Good/fair integration of theory/practice/information in pursuit of the assessed works' objectives.4. Evidence of the use of creative and reflective skillsThis translates to Average to High Standard Pass : C- to B+
-excellent -1. An outstanding performance, exceptionally able2. The relevant information accurately deployed3. Excellent grasp of theoretical/conceptual/practice elements4. Very good integration of theory/practice/information in pursuit of the assessed work's objectives.5. Strong evidence of the use of creative and reflective skillsThis translates to Excellent Standard Class One: A- to A*
- Assess the competing perspectives by which human geographers have explained key processes such as resilience and Sustainable Development relating to the interaction of people with the environment.
- Describe and evaluate the contribution of key theoretical perspectives of Human Geographies
- To critically apply the concepts and theoretical perspectives of Human Geographies to a range of real world examples.
- Understand the scope and definition of Human Geographies
Exam (Centrally Scheduled)