q64-ear
http://data.open.ac.uk/qualification/q64-ear
is a Learning opportunity specification , Course , Qualification

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Of BSc (Honours) Natural Sciences
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Dataset Open University data XCRI-CAP 1.2
type Undergraduate
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URL http://www.open.ac.uk/courses/science/degrees/bsc-natural-sciences-earth-sciences-q64-ear
Resource You will need a computer with internet access to study for this qualification. For most OU qualifications a Microsoft Windows (new since 2007), Apple Mac (OS X 10.6 or later) or Linux computer should be adequate.However, some qualifications require more specific IT equipment, in which case you will need additional software to use an Apple Mac or Linux computer. A detailed technical specification for your modules will be made available when you register.Please note, technical specifications do change over time to match computer developments and the way we teach.
support The Open University is the world’s leading provider of flexible, high quality distance learning. Unlike other universities we are not campus based. You will study in a flexible way that works for you whether you’re at home, at work or on the move.As an OU student you’ll be supported throughout your studies – your tutor or study adviser will guide and advise you, offer detailed feedback on your assignments, and help with any study issues. Tuition might be in face-to-face groups, via online tutorials, or by phone.
abstract This degree allows you to study broad natural sciences, choosing topics of interest, or to specialise in a particular branch of science.
ID Q64-EAR
identifier
  • Q64-EAR
  • http://www.open.ac.uk/courses/science/degrees/bsc-natural-sciences-earth-sciences-q64-ear
Outcome <div><p>This qualification develops your learning in four main areas:</p><ul><li>Knowledge and understanding</li><li>Cognitive skills</li><li>Practical and professional skills</li><li>Key skills</li></ul><p>The level and depth of your learning gradually increases as you work through the qualification. You'll be supported throughout by the OU's unique style of teaching and assessment ? which includes a personal tutor to guide and comment on your work; top quality course materials; elearning resources like podcasts, interactive media and online materials; tutorial groups and community forums.</p></div>
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title BSc (Honours) Natural Sciences (Earth Sciences)
description <div>Earth science is the study of how our planet evolved and the forces that have shaped, and continue to shape, the earth that we live on. In this specialist route available in our ?#BSc (Honours) Natural Sciences [Q64]#, you'll learn why volcanoes occur, what fossils indicate about past environments, how the oceans regulate climate and why sea-level changes. As well as gaining an understanding of earth sciences, you'll develop analytical and problem-solving skills.</div>