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EG3032 Special Environmental Topic for Physical Geography

SCOTCAT credits:5
Academic year(s):2017/8
SCQF Level 9
Availability restrictions:Only available to students on a Geography or Sustainable Development Honours programme.
Planned timetable:To be arranged.

This module provides support and guidance for geography students taking one of the Earth & Environmental Science modules offered as part of the Geography degree. In addition Geography MA and BSc students taking 15-credit modules from the Science Faculty may find themselves 5 credits short and this module provides the necessary credit top-up. The present module is designed to pair with environmental science-based modules such as ES3011 Global Biogeochemical Cycles.

Place in programme(s) and relationship to other modules


Optional for Geography or Sustainable Development students also taking any ES3000-level module

UG Co-requisite(s):Normally EG3020 or ES3011

Learning and teaching methods and delivery

Weekly contact:2-hours of tutorials (x 4 weeks)
Total module hours:
  • Scheduled learning: 8
  • Guided independent study: 42

Assessment pattern

UG As defined by QAA:
  • Written examinations: 0%
  • Practical examinations: 0%
  • Coursework: 100%
UG As used by St Andrews:Coursework = 100%
UG Re-assessment:No Re-assessment available


Module coordinator:Dr A Zerkle
Module teaching staff:Earth and Environmental Sciences staff