Environment and Media Studies BSc(Hons) 2014

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  • NSS statement to be altered so relevant to each course. Add statistic if over 90%.Physical Geography and Environmental Science scored 82% in 2011
  • Core ‘volunteering’ moduleMedia practice option modulesCommunity media moduleOptional field trip to Morocco
  • Supporting students to engage actively with key aspects of global environmental change, sustainable and community development
  • Environment and Media Studies BSc(Hons) 2014

    1. 1. Why study Environment and Media Studies BA(Hons) at the University of Brighton? Dr Jenny Elliott j.a.elliott@brighton.ac.uk
    2. 2. Successful Enjoyable Supported learning Intellectually challenging
    3. 3. Excellence in teaching and support Lectures Seminars Screenings Lab and studio work Group discussions
    4. 4. • Student Support and Guidance Tutor personal and study support • Course Leader general issues/management of deadlines • Personal Tutor pastoral care • Module Leader academic issues • StudentCentral virtual learning environment, web-based, available 24/7 Support network
    5. 5. • Teaching is of a high standard and range • Lecturers are easy to find, willing to help, and keen to meet to give advice and feedback • High scores for overall student satisfaction in the National Student Survey 2012 What our students say
    6. 6. Applied and professional Theory and practice Use of local environment, excursions, project work, exhibitions Career-focused
    7. 7. • Information technology including Geographical Information Systems and software to explore images, text and numbers • Research and creativity including research design, problem-solving, text/data analysis and interpretation • Communication and presentation skills (written and oral) through posters, seminars and discussion • Practice-based media options Skills-based learning
    8. 8. Facilities fit for the twenty-first century Digital media suites GIS suite Information resources
    9. 9. A great place to be a student
    10. 10. About our course
    11. 11. • An integrated, interdisciplinary programme • A balance of environment and media modules • Specialisation through progression • A mix of compulsory and optional modules Environment and Media Studies BA(Hons)
    12. 12. Year 1 course structure Global Environmental Issues and Management Contemporary Human Geography Media, Culture and Change Option in Media Critical Approaches to Media Citizenship for the Environment Twenty-first Century Brighton
    13. 13. Year 1 media module options include: • Film, Language and History • Photographic Practice • Understanding Television • Video Production • Sound, Media and Culture
    14. 14. Year 2 core modules Sustainable Development Community Engagement Research Methods and Methodologies Critical Contemporary Geographies
    15. 15. • Visual Culture • Journalism • Contemporary Rural Geography • Climate Change • Film Studies • Community Media Options in year 2 include:
    16. 16. • Mediating Science and Technology • Geographies of Sport and Leisure • Environmental Politics and Society • Communication for Development • Media Policy • Environmental Assessment • Landscape Geographies Options in year 3 include:
    17. 17. • Independent research (or production based) • Guidance by expert staff • Explore a topic/remit of personal interest • Possibility of fieldwork abroad • Link with future career Final year project
    18. 18. • Environment and Media Studies BA(Hons) graduates are qualified for a wide range of careers • Career planning agreement: careers integrated into year 2 module • University careers service • Placement office and opportunities Career focused Environmental charities and pressure groups Environmental journalism Public relations Environmental Communications Local authorities Civil service
    19. 19. • Department for Energy and Climate Change • Low Carbon UK • Alcatel, Monier, BG Group • University of Brighton • Field Studies Council Previous work placements
    20. 20. Enjoy the rest of your visit www.brighton.ac.uk/set entec@brighton.ac.uk 01273 642288

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