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GEOS2921: Environmental and Resource Management (Adv)

Advanced students will receive the same core lecture materials as for GEOS2121 but have a separate seminar and are required to complete alternative written work.

Code GEOS2921
Academic unit Geosciences Academic Operations
Credit points 6
A mark of 75 or above in GEOS1X01 or GEOS1X02 or ECOP1X01 or SIEN1000

At the completion of this unit, you should be able to:

  • LO1. articulate different constructions of nature and key concepts in environmental thought, and how these are socially and culturally specific
  • LO2. demonstrate the social, political, economic constitution, and outcomes, of environmental processes, change, and management
  • LO3. identify the uneven distribution of environmental ‘goods’ and ‘bads’ and the reasons for this outcome
  • LO4. critically interrogate different environmental and resource management theories and practices and outline their assumptions
  • LO5. describe key environmental and resource management challenges and their causes, particularly climate change
  • LO6. demonstrate skills in analysing and interpreting primary research data using Geographic Information Systems
  • LO7. present analysis of an environmental or resource challenge in a report (rather than essay)
  • LO8. organise and communicate a coherent argument in written, oral and inter-personal forms
  • LO9. demonstrate a sense of responsibility, and think critically and independently as a future scientists and global citizen.