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Undergraduate | CUR-GPH330 | 2024

Rural Geographies

Explore the challenge of change in today’s rural Australia. You’ll cover planning, infrastructure, new industries, and innovation. Develop an awareness of the environmental, social and economic complexities of the Australian countryside.

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Study method
100% online
100% online
Start dates
27 May 2024,
25 Nov 2024
Entry requirements
No ATAR needed,
No prior study
13 weeks

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Rural Geographies

About this subject

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

    1. examine a range of key geographical concepts pertaining to rural change
    2. explore environmental, social, economic and governance issues and challenges facing rural and remote communities during periods of great change
    3. examine the complexities associated with developing practical solutions
    4. think critically to arrive at creative solutions to complex problems
    5. communicate effectively in formulating and presenting ideas to different audiences

Entry requirements

No entry requirements

Equivalent subjects

You should not enrol in this subject if you have successfully completed any of the following subject(s) because they are considered academically equivalent:

  • CUR-URP300 (Not currently available)

Study load

0.125 EFTSL

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Bachelor of Arts (Geography)

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