Joint-honours information for 2016 entry

Disasters, Environment and Development

Module 005DADUG

Module details for 2016/17.

30 credits

FHEQ Level 6

Module learning outcomes

Understand the conceptual links between disaster, environmental change and sustainable development.

Critically evaluate arguments, assumptions, and concepts around disaster risk reduction, climate change adaptation and development.

Understand the uncertainty, ambiguity and limits of knowledge around planning for future developmental actions in a changing environment.

Critically discuss and analyse evidence for the role of environmental stresses and shocks on patterns of conflict or migration in the global south.

Manage their own learning, and to make use of scholarly reviews and primary sources in the three overlapping areas of climate adaptation, disaster risk reduction and development.

Coursework components. Weighted as shown below.
PresentationT1 Week 8 (15 minutes)25.00%
EssayT1 Week 11 75.00%

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 SemesterLecture1 hour111110111110
Autumn SemesterSeminar2 hours111110111110
Autumn SemesterWorkshop4 hours000000010000
Autumn SemesterWorkshop4 hours000000010010

How to read the week pattern

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

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