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Undergraduate | CUR-GPH320 | 2024

Urban Geographies

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Explore urban geography in this subject that probes how humans interact with cities. Discover the origins of the city. Consider sustainability challenges cities currently face including globalisation and consumption. Ponder cities of tomorrow.

Study method
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Start dates
26 Feb 2024,
26 Aug 2024,
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Entry requirements
Prior study needed
13 weeks

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Urban Geographies

About this subject

  • At the completion of this subject students will:

    1. critically evaluate the processes of globalisation and the key theoretical and conceptual ideas relating to cities including contested claims to place
    2. develop technical skills required to collate, manage and analyse empirical information on cities and regions and apply appropriate research skills and ethical practices to research
    3. analyse the interrelationships between cities and their regions and communicate complex research data and ideas through different media using a range of technologies
    4. explore new and experimental approaches for understanding.

Entry requirements

Equivalent subjects

You won't be able to enrol into this subject if you've already successfully completed or currently enrolled in the following subject(s) as they are considered anti-requisites due to the similarity of the content.


CUR-GPH513 is an anti requisite subject to CUR-GPH320. Students are not required to enrol in CUR-GPH320 if they have completed CUR-GPH513.

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 courses

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Bachelor of Arts (Geography)

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Bachelor of Interior Design

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