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Module

ACE2003 : Landscape, Culture and Heritage

  • Offered for Year: 2020/21
  • Module Leader(s): Professor Guy Garrod
  • Owning School: Natural and Environmental Sciences
  • Teaching Location: Newcastle City Campus
Semesters
Semester 2 Credit Value: 20
ECTS Credits: 10.0

Aims

To make students aware of the natural, historical and cultural factors that contribute to the character of today's countryside. To encourage students to preceive the composition and to assess the quality of cultural landscapes. To provide an introduction to the history of landscape appreciation in the UK. To introduce students to the origins and practice of landscape character assessment, environmental impact assessment (EIA)and strategic environmental assessment (SEA) and to demonstrate their role in maintaining countryside character. To demonstrate how public and private institutions contribute towards the maintenance of landscape character and cultural heritage in the UK.

Outline Of Syllabus

Lectures 1 to 3: The Developing Appreciation of Landscape in the UK
Lectures 4 to 6: Landscapes for the People
Lectures 7 & 9: Environmental Archaeology
Lectures 10 to 12: Managing Heritage Landscapes
Lectures 13 to 17: Landscape Character Assessment
Lectures 18 and 20: Environmental Impact Assessment

Towards the second half of the semester up to three field classes involving practical exercises in applying Landscape character assessment or EIA.

Teaching Methods

Module leaders are revising this content in light of the Covid 19 restrictions.
Revised and approved detail information will be available by 17 August.

Assessment Methods

Module leaders are revising this content in light of the Covid 19 restrictions.
Revised and approved detail information will be available by 17 August.

Reading Lists

Timetable