Special Topic for Joint or Major Honours in Geography (Junior Honours)
SCQF level 9
Academic year(s): 2018-2019
SCOTCAT credits : 10
ECTS credits : 5
Level : SCQF level 9
Availability restrictions: Entry to a Joint or Major Honours programme in Geography.
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.
Pre-requisite(s): Before taking this module you must pass GG2011 and pass GG2012
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
As used by St Andrews: Coursework = 100%
As defined by QAA
Written examinations : 0%
Practical examinations : 0%
Re-assessment: Coursework Essay = 100%