- Introduction: Space, Place and Globalisation
- Globalisation and Cultural GeographyPopulation (Demography)
- Population: Crisis or Crises?
- Geographies of Language
- Political Geographies: Geography of Power and the Power of Geography
- Urban Geographies: The Urban Order
- Geographies of Development
- Economic Geographies
- Agricultural Geographies
- Environmental Challenges
- Disscusion forum/Discussion Board
- Online assignment submission
- Standard Media
- Web links
- Resources and Links
- Printable format materials
- Audio-Video streaming
- Online Assessment
- Assignment 1 - Report (30%)
- Assignment 2 - Test (40%)
- Assignment 3 - Essay (30%)
Textbooks are subject to change within the academic year. Students are advised to purchase their books no earlier than one to two months before the start of a subject
You cannot enrol in this unit if you have successfully completed any of the following subject(s) because they are considered academically equivalent:
No special requirements
This subject was previously known as GPH11 Introduction to Human Geography.
This subject provides an introduction to human geography in global, national, regional and local contexts. Main topics include: population growth; fertility and mortality; migration, voluntary and forced; spatial patterns of cultural differentiation; development of and changes in economic activity; urbanisation; and the relationships between people, resource use and the environment.
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