Socio-cultural impact analysis 756

Module code GSO 756
Qualification Postgraduate
Faculty Faculty of Humanities
Module content

Relationship between socio-cultural impact analysis (SIA) and environmental impact a-ssessment as well as between impact assessment, monitoring and evaluation. Role-players in SIA: public and private sector clients, communities, consultants and multidisciplinary assessment teams. Overview of the SIA process: screening, scoping and assessment. Assessment techniques: scoping matrix design and trend analysis, rating and mapping, modelling and transecting. Enhancing SIA with qualitative and quantitative research methods and participatory appraisal techniques. Statutory guidelines and the establishment of contractual agreements and synergy between role-players. Ethical pitfalls and responsibilities. Compilation of SIA reports.

Module credits 20.00
Prerequisites No prerequisites.
Contact time 1 other contact session per week, 2 lectures per week
Language of tuition English
Academic organisation Anthropology and Archaeology
Period of presentation Semester 1

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