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First Year Fieldcourse

When you'll study it
Semester 2
CATS points
ECTS points
Level 4
Module lead
Zoe Thomas
Academic year

Module overview

The purpose of the module is to develop students’ ability to undertake field research in geography by practice-based learning on a fieldtrip and associated lectures.

The module will give practical experience of carrying out research to ensure practical skills and research experiences that will ready students for Year 2. The practical experience of undertaking group research project as part of a fieldcourse, as well as a range of research skills including design, methodology and data analysis, will be learnt.

The module is core for all first year geography programmes; activities in the field will be tailored to physical and human geography specialisations.