Applying theory to research and practice module (GE32020)

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Credits

15

Module code

GE32020

Aims

  • To build an understanding of the broad conceptual and methodological frames through which geography is studied and practised.
  • To engage students in ideas that geography is acritical and reflective discipline and to encourage them to appreciate the plural, dynamic and contested nature of the discipline.
  • Provide a context for students to discuss the principles of geographic thought that bind and divide the sub-fields of physical and human geography.
  • To provide a lively and stimulating forum for the discussion of contentious topical issues which have current relevance within and outside the discipline.