Postgraduate | CUR-GPH510 | 2024
Follow the movements of humankind across global, national and local contexts.Dig into the fundamentals of population growth, migration and aging. Assess the environmental impact of human activity. Research the rise of urbanisation and gentrification.
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- Study method
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- Enrol by
- 18 Aug 2024
- Entry requirements
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- No prior study
- 13 weeks
- Start dates
- 26 Feb 2024,
- 26 Aug 2024
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About this subject
At the completion of this subject students will be able to:
- discuss the concepts of space place and globalisation in the make-up of society
- examine the cultural economic and environmental dimensions of world population growth and trends
- critically analyse the contested relationships between place and identity including Indigenous claims to place
- apply critical skills in the interpretation and analysis data
- synthesise the analytical skills by evaluating and reporting on a specific Human Geography challenge
- demonstrate an understanding of plagiarism, paraphrasing and the principles of Academic Integrity.
- Introduction: Geography and Space-Time
- Population: Demographic Transition
- Population Aging
- Population Migration
- Globalisation and Culture Diversity
- Indigenous people and Nature Conservation
- Economic Geography: Livelihoods
- Economic Geography: Core Periphery
- Urbanisation and City Form
- Creative Destruction: Sea and Tree Change Communities
- Geography Matters
This subject provides an introduction to human geography at the local-global scale focussing on the key concepts of place; space and globalisation. Topics include: population; migration; mapping; rural/urban change; and the relationships between people, resource use and the environment.
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- Essay (40%)
- Report (40%)
- Test (20%)
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