Joint-honours information for 2016 entry

Place, Space and Landscape

Module F8506

Module details for 2016/17.

15 credits

FHEQ Level 4

Module Outline

This module provides a grounding in the history, traditions and approaches that have shaped contemporary human geography. These include the fields of regional geography, radical geography and Marxism, urban and rural geography, economic geography, social and cultural geography, and political and historical geography. It concludes with a consideration of contemporary approaches to society and space.

Module learning outcomes

Knowledge and Understanding of: the historiography of human geography;a range of contemporary thematic concerns and debates in human geography and their place in the geographical tradition; particular specialisms in human geography.

Demonstrate essay writing, bibliographical, and word-processing skills.

Demonstrate an awareness of the need for a critical and questioning approach to human geography.

Coursework components. Weighted as shown below.
EssayT1 Week 12 70.00%
Group PresentationT1 Week 10 30.00%

Submission deadlines may vary for different types of assignment/groups of students.


Coursework components (if listed) total 100% of the overall coursework weighting value.

TermMethodDurationWeek pattern
Autumn SemesterSeminar1 hour001010101010
Autumn SemesterLecture1 hour222220222222

How to read the week pattern

The numbers indicate the weeks of the term and how many events take place each week.

Dr John Barlow

Assess convenor

Prof Michael Collyer


Miss Emilia Roycroft

Assess convenor

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