EV3404 - Field Studies in Tropical Geography
|Student Contribution Band:
||College of Science and Engineering
Field Studies in Tropical Geography is an intensive mode subject that teaches and
develops the field skills needed by students of geography and cognate disciplines.
The subject is taught in intensive mode in areas chosen to take advantage of current
staff research activities and interests (e.g. Cape York, Singapore and other remote
and offshore locations). Accordingly, destinations change from time to time. Field
Studies in Tropical Geography is designed as a research training subject that will
prepare students for independent research work. The focus will be on: coherent research
design, appropriate choice of techniques and data sources, careful and disciplined
data collection, rigorous analysis and clear presentation of results. The subject
provides you with an excellent grounding in all aspects of the geographical research
process. Quota applies.
There are additional charges for this subject; please contact the School for details.
- demonstrate an broad understanding of the research process, and how this is conducted
in geography and cognate disciplines;
- critically evaluate theories and models of understanding tropical landscapes;
- devise, plan and conduct a research project incorporating relevant research methods;
- communicate effectively and persuasively using oral and written skills.
- presentations (10%)
- review of literature pertaining to field site (20%)
- group presentation of results (30%)
- individually written research report (40%).
||AT LEAST 15 CP AT LEVEL 2
Minor variations might occur due to the continuous Subject quality improvement process,
and in case
of minor variation(s) in assessment details, the Subject Outline represents the latest