Rural Field Studies


A field based module exploring the range and diversity of physical heritage, both natural and built. The module is delivered in a residential  setting over one week (5 days). The learning is largely conducted outdoors and includes road, track and hill walking in lakeland, farmland and upland settings.

Learning Outcomes

  1. appreciate the role of fieldwork in Heritage Studies

  2. conduct basic fieldwork for both built and natural heritage projects

  3. handle cartographic and photographic sources in the field

  4. express opinions on the ethics and aethetics of landscape

  5. assess the positive and negative impact of humankind on landscape

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