BA in Geography

Degree: Bachelor
University: University of Auckland City: Auckland , Country: New Zealand
Discipline: Social Sciences
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  • Tuition fee NZ $21,000 a year
  • Start Date of Studies 19/07/2010
  • Admission deadline 04/07/2010
  • Programme Alternatives full-time
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  • Programme Description This programme enables students to gain valuable skills such as spatial data analysis and geographical information systems, landform and hydrological interpretation, introduction to population and economic statistics, computing skills, field skills and ethics. The two areas of study are physical and human geography. Physical geography courses introduce students to instrumentation for monitoring the environment and laboratory analysis of earth and organic materials; and human geography courses introduces to a range of social science techniques. Graduates of the programme can find work in government agencies, regional authorities, city councils, Crown Research Institutes, engineering firms, education institutions, consulting firms and large companies. The modules are Geog 101 Geography of the Natural Environment; Geog 102 Geography of the Human Environment; Geog 103/103G Digital Worlds; Geog 104/104G Cities and Urbanism; Geog 105/105G Natural Hazards in New Zealand; Geog 201 Processes in the Natural Environment; Geog 202 Geography of Social and Economic Change; Geog 205 Environmental Processes and Management; Geog 207 Field Studies in Environment and Community; Geog 210 Introduction to GIS and Spatial Thinking; Geog 250 Geographical Research in Practice; Geog 302 Regions, Industries and Enterprises; Geog 305 Population, Health and Society; Geog 307 Urban Geography; Geog 312 Geographies of Pacific Development; Geog 315 Research Design and Methods in Human Geography; Geog 317 Remote Sensing and GIS for Physical Environment; Geog 318 GIS for Human Environments; Geog 319 GIS Project; Geog 320 Resources and Environmental Management; Geog 322 Culture and Environment in East Asia; Geog 330 Research Methods in Physical Geography; Geog 331 Hydrology and Fluvial Geomorphology; Geog 332 Climate and Environment; Geog 334 Environmental Change; Geog 351 Coastal and Marine Geography.

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