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BS371 - Environmental Science and Management

  • Module code: BS371
  • Module name: Environmental Science and Management
  • Department: School of Life Sciences
  • Credit: 12

Content and teaching | Assessment | Availability

Module content and teaching

Principal aims

This option module gives final year students with a predominantly cell and molecular biology background the opportunity to gain a scientific and interdisciplinary perspective of the earth, changes to its climate and environment and species responses to disturbance.

Principal learning outcomes

The students should gain an understanding of the following concepts: environmental resources, natural processes, pollution, environmental degradation and global change, including the role of human populations.

Timetabled teaching activities

Term 1, Weeks 2-10

Departmental link

http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/fac/sci/lifesci/intranet/teach/3rdyr/lectures/env_res_sci/

Module assessment

Assessment group Assessment name Percentage
12 CATS (Module code: BS371-12)
B (Examination only) Examination - April 100%
locally Adminstered Exam 100%

Module availability

This module is available on the following courses:

Core
  • Undergraduate Biological Sciences (C103) - Year 3
  • Undergraduate Environmental Biology (C150) - Year 3
Optional Core

N/A

Optional
  • Undergraduate Biological Sciences (C100) - Year 3
  • Undergraduate Biological Sciences (with Intercalated Year) (C101) - Year 4
  • Undergraduate Biological Sciences (C102) - Year 3
  • Undergraduate Biological Sciences (C104) - Year 3
  • Undergraduate Biological Sciences (C105) - Year 3
  • Undergraduate Biological Sciences (C107) - Year 3
  • Undergraduate Biological Sciences (with Intercalated Year) (C108) - Year 4
  • Undergraduate Biological Sciences (with Intercalated Year) (C109) - Year 4
  • Undergraduate Biological Sciences (with Intercalated Year) (C110) - Year 4
  • Undergraduate Biological Sciences (with Intercalated Year) (C111) - Year 4
  • Undergraduate Biological Sciences (MBio) (C1A1) - Year 3