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Module

ACE3016 : Countryside Management

  • Offered for Year: 2020/21
  • Module Leader(s): Professor Guy Garrod
  • Owning School: Natural and Environmental Sciences
  • Teaching Location: Newcastle City Campus
Semesters
Semester 1 Credit Value: 10
Semester 2 Credit Value: 10
ECTS Credits: 10.0

Aims

To consolidate and supplement material acquired earlier in the course and to apply it to countryside management issues and problems ranging from the role of non-government organisations in the countryside, to country sports, agri-environment instruments and public participation in countryside recreation. In particular students should understand the importance of a strategic framework for countryside management and appreciate how this framework can be applied to key management tasks.

Outline Of Syllabus

1. The Management Framework
Organisations in the countryside; the aims and objectives of countryside management.
2. Countryside Management Issues
The provision of public and private goods in the countryside; the role of the National Lottery in supplying countryside goods; country sports; managing countryside information; the demand for countryside recreation.
3. Approaches to Countryside Management
Regulatory and incentive mechanisms for countryside management; countryside access; management agreements; managing demand for countryside recreation; participation in countryside recreation.

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