Environment and Sustainability

Course Information for Current Students

This page contains important information and documents for current students

Field Course Dates 2018/19 

Year-1

Apedale Introductory Field Day - Saturday 29th September 2018

Centre for Alternative Technology - 30th November - 2nd December 2018

North Wales (ESC-10061) -15th - 19th April 2019

Year-2

Bordeaux, France (ESC-20079) - 6th - 13th April 2019


Programme Handbook

This is available in Acrobat Format


Module Resources

For help and advice in choosing modules please contact the module leader, your personal tutor or programme director who will be happy to help and advise. 

Teaching Resources for modules are on the VLE.

Module
 Module Title Semester
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Year 1

Core Modules

ESC-10061

Studying the Environment

1-2

 

ESC-10045

Introductory Geology for Environmental Science

1

 

PIR-10047

The Politics of Sustainability

1

 

ESC-10043

Greening Business: Employability and Sustainability

2

 

LSC-10062

Biodiversity, Ecology and the Environment

1-2

 

ESC-10041

People and the Environment

2

 

Optional Modules

 

ESC-10039

Fundamentals of Physical Geography

1

 

CHE-10044

Introductory Environmental Chemistry

2

 

ESC-10032

Global Warming or a New Ice Age?

2

 

PIR-10059

Environmental Ethics

2

       

SOC-10009

Social inequalities in the contemporary world

1

 

Year 2

Core Modules

ESC-20017

Human Impact on the Environment : Scientific Perspectives

1

ESC-20051

Work Placement Module

1-2

 

MAN-20082

Corporate Governance and Social Responsibility

2

 

PTY-20020

Health and the Environment

2

 

ESC-20079

Environmental and Sustainability Impact Assessment and Research Planning

1-2

 

Option Modules

 

ESC-20002

Reconstructing Past Environments

2

 

ESC-20029

Practical Physical Geography

1

 

ESC-20050

Dynamic Geographies (15 credit)

1

 

ESC-20032

Environmental Analytical Methods

2

 

ESC-20037

Geoscience and Society

2

 

LSC-20056

Research and Analytical Skills

2

 

LSC-20062

Living Together: Behavious, Co-operation and Conflict

2

 

ESC-20030

Regional Landsystems

2

 

PIR-20064

International Relations of the Environment

2

 

PIR-20067

Environmental Politics and Policy

1

 

CHE-20032

Sustainable Chemistry (Pre-requisites - check programme specifications for details)

1

 

Year 3

Core Modules

ESC-30047

Environmental Dissertation

1 + 2

 

ESC-30046

Environment & Sustainability Case Study

1

 

ESC-30040

Clean Technology

1

 

Electives Modules - choose FIVE modules from the following:

Environmental-based modules

ESC-30045   

Contemporary Topics in Environmental Science

1

 

Biology-based option modules

LSC-30003

Applied Insect Ecology

1

 

LSC-30017

Trees in their Environment

2

LSC-30006

Applied Fish Biology

2

 

LSC-30043

Conservation Biology

1

 

Geology-based option modules

 

 

ESC-30009

Natural Hazards

1

Geography-based option modules

ESC-30006

Glaciers and Glacial Geomorphology

1

 

ESC-30044

Applied GIS

1

ESC-30018

Global Environmental Change

1

ESC-30020

Water resources

2

ESC-30027

Coastal Environments

2

GEG-30016

Economic Development & Environmental Transformation

2

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GEG-30021  

Animals and Society

1

 

Environmental Politics option module

PIR-30156

Environmental Public Policy

2

 

Psychology option module

 

 

PSY-30096

Happiness and Wellbeing: Social Scientific Approaches

 2

             

Social Science and Public Policy-based option modules

EDU-30082  

Educating for Global Citizenship   

1   

 

CRI-30051

Environmental Crimes

2