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Geography in Action (Module)

Module description

Geography in action provides an introduction to the wider variety and range of topics in contemporary research in Geography, and it allows students to engage with and get to know specific research interests and research backgrounds of researchers within the Geography Department.  The module offers students the opportunity to pick 4 different topics to mix and match interests and exploration, and to experience learning in a smaller group seminar setting.  Part of the module experience is also for students to present their explorations and reflection in a single extensive coursework report.  Topic titles will vary in accordance with the research interests of the lecturers, but may include subjects such as: Climate Change; Cities & Development; Health Geographies; Natural Hazards; Space & Place; Risk & Blame; Spatial Patterns in Society; Modelling Geomorphology; Territorial Disputes; Environmental Diplomacy.

*Please note that module information is indicative and may change from year to year.

Staff information


Teaching pattern

16 hours seminars in term 2

Module assessment - more information

3000 word coursework assessment (90%); In-Seminar assessments (10%)

Key information

Module code 4SSG1016

Credit level 4

Assessment coursework

Credit value 15 credits

Semester Semester 2 (spring)

Study abroad module No