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By the end of this module students should have:
1. An introductory knowledge of the general concepts, theories, themes and issues underlying development geography.
2. The ability to reflect critically on the geographically uneven and contested nature of development and on the intended and unintended effects of planned intervention and development projects.
3. Developed critical reading, analytical, research, teamwork, presentation and writing skills.
|Student Effort Type||Hours|
|Specified Learning Activities||
|Autonomous Student Learning||
Not applicable to this module.
|Description||Timing||Component Scale||% of Final Grade|
|Assignment: Research essay outline. A written outline of your proposed research essay topic of between 500-800 words maximum in length (not including references).||Week 6||n/a||Standard conversion grade scale 40%||No||
|Essay: Final research essay of between 2500-3000 words in length (not including references).||Coursework (End of Trimester)||n/a||Standard conversion grade scale 40%||Yes||
|Resit In||Terminal Exam|
• Feedback individually to students, on an activity or draft prior to summative assessment
• Feedback individually to students, post-assessment
• Group/class feedback, post-assessment
• Self-assessment activities
Not yet recorded.
|Dr Christine Bonnin||Lecturer / Co-Lecturer|
|Professor Rosana Pinheiro-Machado||Lecturer / Co-Lecturer|