CME8024 : Practical Environmental Auditing
- Offered for Year: 2019/20
- Module Leader(s): Miss Sharon Joyce
- Owning School: Engineering
- Teaching Location: Newcastle City Campus
|Semester 2 Credit Value:||10|
To give students practical experience of various types of environmental auditing.
A practical based course giving the students real life opportunities to understand and develop their environmental auditing skills and report writing.
Outline Of Syllabus
Reason for auditing, information required for audits, analytical techniques, cost benefit analysis. This will include site audits under the direction of the module leader and other environmental professionals.
|Guided Independent Study||Assessment preparation and completion||1||20:00||20:00||preparation of audit report and presentation|
|Scheduled Learning And Teaching Activities||Small group teaching||6||1:00||6:00||Tutorials|
|Scheduled Learning And Teaching Activities||Fieldwork||1||30:00||30:00||Audit exercises|
|Guided Independent Study||Student-led group activity||1||10:00||10:00||group learning|
|Guided Independent Study||Independent study||1||34:00||34:00||Review of lecture material|
Teaching Rationale And Relationship
Tutorials will provide background theory and signpost information sources. Students will be expected to use these sources and study independently.
The module is based around a practical audit exercise where students will get a chance to put theoretical learning into practice.
Students will be offered tutorials to reinforce their learning and help them solve any problems as the audit progresses.
The format of resits will be determined by the Board of Examiners
|Report||2||M||90||Audit report (max 2000 words)|
Assessment Rationale And Relationship
This module is essentially a hands on experience. Assessment via an audit report and an oral presentation of that report is a true and fair demonstration of the student's learning.