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UEA-306 Practical Conservation and Work Experience –- Field Studies

Period P3c - University of East Anglia at Norwich, EnglandYear 2
UEA-306Practical Conservation and Work Experience – Field Studies3 ECTSPeriod P3cUEA
Objectives:This module entails 5 days of unpaid work placement in various international, national or local conservation organisations and ecological consultancies. The days may be carried out with more than one organisation, need not be consecutive and may be spread across both semesters. Students can receive help from faculty in setting up placements but will be responsible for their transportation to and from the workplace.

Outcomes:By the end of this module, students should have worked as volunteer for a conservation organisation and should have: Acquired new skills or knowledge of relevance for conservation. Gained insights into the overall goals and objectives of the organisation. Understood the general conservation context and importance of the work carried out, both by the student during the placement, and more generally by the organisation.
ElectiveTaught in ENMixed
EvaluationWorkload : 60 hours
Written ExamLecture
Oral ExamSeminar
Report50%Practice36
PaperTotal36h
Defence50%FieldYes