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Principles of Geographical Inquiry I (Module)

Module description

This module considers key concepts that underpin both human and physical geography, and discusses both the theory of these concepts as well as some of main techniques and methods that can be used to analyse geographical data. It involves the collection and analysis of data following localised fieldwork, and training in appropriate software for statistical anlaysis. Examples of the application of concepts and techniques are drawn from a range of geographical settings, and include familiarisaton with research performed by geography staff.

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

Staff information


Teaching pattern

20 hours lectures, 10 hours seminars/tutorials, 40 hours field/lab/supervised learning, both terms

Module assessment - more information

Online quiz (15%); Oral Group Presentation (15%); Survey data (5%); Group Survey submission (5%); Essay (60%) 

Key information

Module code 4SSG1011

Credit level 4

Assessment coursework presentation/s

Credit value 30 credits

Semester Full-year

Study abroad module No