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Introduction to Geography

Through the study of physical geography and human geography, you’ll examine the links that tie places, environments and people together.

Find out how geography impacts issues like rural resource planning and population growth. Study geography to get a start in government, international development, urban planning, academia, environment consulting, policy analysis and more.

Studying online means that you can explore this broad discipline, while bringing new understanding to your everyday. With knowledge gained from studying geography, you’ll get a fresh take on the world.

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Geography highlights

  • Understand the human dimensions of climate change.
  • Engage with creative solutions to contemporary problems.
  • Explore the interface of the natural and physical world.

Geography specialisations

  • Use tools including GIS and cartography.
  • Extend your critical and analytical thinking.
  • Data visualisation and presentation.

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