Human Geography Fieldcourse: The dynamics of people and place

Module code: GY1413

This is a fantastic three day residential field course in Sheffield exploring environmental and industrial heritage and how this links to dynamics of place, past and present. The field course involves trips to museums to learn about how the steel industry shaped the city, urban exploration and guided walks and talks to discover the environmental concerns of communities and professionals. The module is designed to equip you with key skills for conducting independent research with particular focus on visual methods.

Learning

  • 4 hours of lectures
  • 6 hours of seminars
  • 60 hours of fieldwork
  • 80 hours of guided independent study

Assessment

  • Group oral presentation (40%)
  • Field notebook (60%)