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On completion of this module students should be able to:
1) Demonstrate a critical understanding of the concept of biodiversity and its spatial variation across the globe.
2) Critically appraise the role of the World Heritage Convention and other international instruments in biodiversity and natural heritage conservation.
3) Determine the necessary conditions for the selection, nomination and conservation of natural World Heritage properties.
4) Identify threats to natural heritage and the impacts of biodiversity loss in national and international contexts.
5) Categorize the different intrinsic and extrinsic values of biodiversity and explain their importance.
|Student Effort Type||Hours|
|Specified Learning Activities||
|Autonomous Student Learning||
Not applicable to this module.
|Description||Timing||Component Scale||% of Final Grade|
|Essay: 5000 word essay||Varies over the Trimester||n/a||Graded||No||
|Project: Project report||Varies over the Trimester||n/a||Graded||No||
|Journal: Study journal||Throughout the Trimester||n/a||Graded||No||
|Resit In||Terminal Exam|
• Feedback individually to students, post-assessment
UCD School of Archaeology use standard feedback sheets for all modules. Your feedback is provided on this form - the form also contains feed forward details - this will help you think about how you could improve your approach in future assignments
|Leanna Wigboldus||Lecturer / Co-Lecturer|