Museums and the Natural Environment

Module code: MU7555

In this module you'll explore key issues such as climate change, biodiversity loss and environmental sustainability, while considering how museums are involved in terms of research by contributing to our understanding of processes and their impact. You'll look at how they communicate by helping to convey ideas and information, online and through exhibitions. As well as their activism, as they provide topics for discussion and debate, and lead by example through their own practices of environmental sustainability. This module is suitable for anyone interested in the museum's role in responding to environmental issues.

Learning

  • 50 hours of lectures
  • 2 hours of tutorials
  • 10 hours of fieldwork
  • 88 hours of guided independent study

Assessment

  • Essay, 2,500 words (100%)