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GG4301   Advanced Study for Joint or Major Honours in Geography

Academic year(s): 2018-2019

Key information

SCOTCAT credits : 10

ECTS credits : 5

Level : SCQF level 10

Semester: 1

Availability restrictions: Core – available every year. Not automatically available to General Degree students

Planned timetable: timetable to be arranged.

This module is designed to allow Joint or Major Honours students in their Senior 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, at 4000-level (an advanced essay).

Relationship to other modules

Pre-requisite(s): Before taking this module you must ( pass GG3202 and pass GG3203 ) or ( pass SG3202 and pass SG3203 ). Entry to a Joint or Major Honours programme in Geography

Learning and teaching methods and delivery

Weekly contact: Students undetake 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%


Module teaching staff: Various