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GG3301   Special Topic for Joint or Major Honours in Geography (Junior Honours)

Academic year(s): 2017-2018

Key information

SCOTCAT credits : 10

ECTS credits : 5

Level : SCQF Level 9

Semester: 1

Availability restrictions: Entry to a Joint or Major Honours programme in Geography.

Planned timetable: To be arranged.

This module is designed to allow Joint or Major Honours students in their Junior Honours year to engage with the subject matter of a selected 20-credit optional module in Geography (GG3221 - GG3289) yet balance the workload across the four semesters of their Honours programme. Students complete the contact hours of their chosen module but undertake a separate assessment.

Relationship to other modules

Pre-requisite(s): Before taking this module you must pass GG2011 and pass GG2012

Learning and teaching methods and delivery

Weekly contact: Students undertake the lecture/seminar contact hours associated with any 3000-level GG, SG or SD coded option module, but do a separate assessment (4000-word essay). Weekly contact hours vary (with the option module taken), but the average scheduled learning across the range of modules available is 23 hours.

Scheduled learning hours: 23

Guided independent study hours: 77

Assessment pattern

As used by St Andrews: Coursework = 100%

As defined by QAA
Written examinations : 0%
Practical examinations : 0%
Coursework: 100%

Re-assessment: Coursework Essay = 100%

Personnel

Module coordinator: Dr R T Streeter
Module teaching staff: Various