SUST20020 Careers, Communication and Innovation in Sustainability

Academic Year 2023/2024

The three pillars of sustainability are social equality, economic viability, and environmental protection. In this module you will hear from a diversity of speakers whose careers comprise these three pillars. These lectures will be supported by computer-based practicals and group work where you will critique existing sustainability campaigns of various organizations. Alongside this you will learn to use tools to communicate the central tenets of sustainability and develop your own CV with this field in mind.

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Curricular information is subject to change

Learning Outcomes:

On completion of this module you will be able to:

Critique sustainability campaigns
Recognize the diversity of careers the field encompasses
Use communication tools to further your own career in the area

Student Effort Hours: 
Student Effort Type Hours
Lectures

12

Practical

24

Specified Learning Activities

48

Autonomous Student Learning

41

Total

125

Approaches to Teaching and Learning:
Face-to-face lectures
Computer practicals
 
Requirements, Exclusions and Recommendations
Learning Recommendations:

This module is core to the BSc Sustainability degree. Students undertaking it are expected to have completed GEOG10150 Introduction to Sustainability and SCI10060 Sustainability Challenges.


Module Requisites and Incompatibles
Co-requisite:
GEOG10150 - Introduction to Sustainability, SCI10060 - Sustainability Challenges, SUST10010 - Introduction to Sustainability, SUST10020 - Sustainability Challenges

Equivalents:
Careers in Sustainability (SCI20040)


 
Assessment Strategy  
Description Timing Open Book Exam Component Scale Must Pass Component % of Final Grade In Module Component Repeat Offered
Group Project: Critique of sustainability campaigns Unspecified n/a Standard conversion grade scale 40% No

30

No
Presentation: Campaign Unspecified n/a Standard conversion grade scale 40% No

30

No
Project: CV Unspecified n/a Standard conversion grade scale 40% No

20

No
Continuous Assessment: In-class quizzes and submissions for practical work Unspecified n/a Standard conversion grade scale 40% No

20

No

Carry forward of passed components
No
 
Resit In Terminal Exam
Summer No
Please see Student Jargon Buster for more information about remediation types and timing. 
Feedback Strategy/Strategies

• Feedback individually to students, post-assessment
• Group/class feedback, post-assessment

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Name Role
Ms Edel Caraway Lecturer / Co-Lecturer
Dr Eileen Diskin Lecturer / Co-Lecturer