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Undergraduate | CUR-GPH200 | 2023

Geographies of Food Security

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Review the status of the global food situation. Study supply chains and aid. Catalogue the challenges complicating food production efforts in the face of population growth. Weigh this against the environmental concerns threatening water availability.

Study method
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Entry requirements
Prior study needed
13 weeks

Start dates

  • 29 May 2023
  • 27 Nov 2023
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About this subject

  • At the completion of this subject students will be able to:

    1. examine the geographical principles of sustainable environments
    2. identify and evaluate key issues relating to the global food situation and the challenges to increase food production
    3. evaluate adaptation strategies to address the challenges of food security
    4. develop skills in the interpretation, presentation and analysis of data.

Entry requirements


Note: Level 2 subjects normally assume an introductory level of prior knowledge in this area, e.g. from studying related Level 1 subjects or other relevant experience.

Additional requirements

No additional requirements

Study load

0.125 EFTSL

This is in the range of 10 to 12 hours of study each week.

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What to study next?

Once you’ve completed this subject it can be credited towards one of the following degrees

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Bachelor of Arts (Geography)

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Undergraduate Certificate in Geography

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