Core Module Information
Module title: Humans and Wildlife

SCQF level: 11:
SCQF credit value: 20.00
ECTS credit value: 10

Module code: ENV11101
Module leader: Matt Wale
School School of Applied Sciences
Subject area group: Life Sciences


Description of module content:

Topics include ecotourism, wildlife guiding and environmental education. Aspects of urban ecology, community engagement and social research in conservation relate directly to the challenges of land management in an urban setting which forms one of the assessments. Agricultural ecology and examples of human-wildlife conflict around the world are also studied in relation to wildlife law and economics. The Yellowstone National Park reintroduction of wolves acts as a case study in protected area management.

Learning Outcomes for module:

Upon completion of this module you will be able to:
LO1: Engage in critical dialogue on a variety of issues related to human-wildlife interaction.
LO2: Appraise and apply instruments and techniques to alter human activity in favour of wildlife conservation.
LO3: Apply principles of effective conservation outreach.
LO4: Design a proposal for land management and argue the benefits of your proposal effectively.

Full Details of Teaching and Assessment
2023/4, Trimester 1, BLENDED, Edinburgh Napier University
Occurrence: 001
Primary mode of delivery: BLENDED
Location of delivery: SIGHTHILL
Partner: Edinburgh Napier University
Member of staff responsible for delivering module: Matt Wale
Module Organiser:

Student Activity (Notional Equivalent Study Hours (NESH))
Mode of activityLearning & Teaching ActivityNESH (Study Hours)
Face To Face Lecture 36
Independent Learning Guided independent study 164
Total Study Hours200
Expected Total Study Hours for Module200

Type of Assessment Weighting % LOs covered Week due Length in Hours/Words
Report 60 1,2,3 & 4 9 HOURS= 0, WORDS= 2000
Oral Assessment 40 1,2,3 & 4 13 HOURS= 00.05, WORDS= 0
Component 1 subtotal: 60
Component 2 subtotal: 40
Module subtotal: 100