Earth Sciences - Earth & Humanity

University College Dublin


Course Name Earth Sciences - Earth & Humanity
Course Provider University College Dublin
Course Code GEOL10050
Course Type Lifelong Learning
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Attendance Options Part time, Online or Distance, Blended
Location (Districts) Belfield
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment TRIMESTER: Autumn and Spring (separate)
Application Date 2022-2023 Academic Year
Pre-Registration for Autumn 2022 will be reopening in August!

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Duration Autumn Trimester - September to December
Spring Trimester - January to May

Student Effort Hours:
Student Effort Type Hours
Lectures 23
Autonomous Student Learning 77
Total 100

Approaches to Teaching and Learning:
This module uses the following teaching-learning approaches:

1. Lectures will be given on the topics covered by this module
2. Students will partake in online activities and exercises
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Eligibility Requirements, Exclusions and Recommendations
Not applicable to this module.

Module Requisites and Incompatibles
Not applicable to this module.
Course Content

Expand+GEOL10050 Earth and Humanity
Academic Year 2022/2023

This open elective module considers how geological agents have shaped the pattern of human evolution, the development of agricultural and early industrial civilisations, and impact on the gener...

Number of Credits 5
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