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By the end of this module you will be able to:
Bring a broad perspective of the wider context around Sustainability including key concepts, theories, terms, trends and underlying issues, with an appreciation of synergies and conflicting approaches across sectors, an understanding of the systemic nature of the challenges and the need for systemic solutions.
Appropriately select, apply and evaluate the effective and appropriate use of Systems and Design Thinking approaches and tools to create innovative user-centric solutions to complex real-world sustainability problems, across a wide variety of domains and sectors.
Work effectively in a multidisciplinary professional team, with Sustainability Practitioners from Environmental, Economic and Social perspectives to take a systemic, multidisciplinary approach to developing sustainable solutions.
Individually and as a member of a multi-disciplinary team, be able to effectively communicate and justify (in person, online and in writing) a proposed solution, with supporting evidence, key insights and awareness of assumptions, to both a specialist audience (including key decision-makers for the proposed solution) and a wider general audience.
Be able to actively and independently reflect upon your experiences and approach to learn, to enhance decision-making and to draw deeper lessons to inform your future approach as well as to engage in self-directed study to seek relevant information from a diverse multitude of sources.
Bring awareness of relevant and possible career pathways to future career decisions
|Student Effort Type||Hours|
|Specified Learning Activities||
|Autonomous Student Learning||
Not applicable to this module.
|Description||Timing||Component Scale||% of Final Grade|
|Presentation: Project Presentation||Throughout the Trimester||n/a||Pass/Fail Grade Scale||Yes||
|Assignment: Reflection Report||Throughout the Trimester||n/a||Pass/Fail Grade Scale||Yes||
|Continuous Assessment: Online and offline tasks and activities||Throughout the Trimester||n/a||Pass/Fail Grade Scale||Yes||
|Remediation Type||Remediation Timing|
|In-Module Resit||Prior to relevant Programme Exam Board|
• Feedback individually to students, post-assessment
Feedback will be given to students upon request. This will include feedback based on their participation during the module and their deliverables