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EV1008 - Human Geography

Credit points: 03
Year: 2018
Student Contribution Band: Band 1
Administered by: College of Science and Engineering

This subject examines the relationship between people, their settlements, economics and societies, and the environment, through the concepts, theories and methods of human geography. Society and environment relationships are examined at a variety of scales from the community to the global. Sustainable use of resources and issues of distribution and social justice are emphasised. Students will learn foundation geographical research skills that contribute to subsequent environmental science or geography subjects.

Learning Outcomes

  • an understanding of the fundamental concepts in human geography;
  • an understanding of the issues and complexities surrounding sustainability and distribution of resources.
Inadmissible
Subject
Combinations:
EV1006 GE1300 GE1350 TG1000 TG1090

Availabilities

Townsville, Internal, Study Period 2
Census Date 23-Aug-2018
Coordinator: Dr Yetta Gurtner
Lecturers: Assoc. Professor David King, Dr Yetta Gurtner.
Contact hours:
  • 26 hours lectures
  • 24 hours practicals
    Assessment: end of semester exam (40%); essays (20%); project and practicals (40%).

    Cairns, Internal, Study Period 2
    Census Date 23-Aug-2018
    Coordinator: Assoc. Professor Lisa Law
    Lecturers: Assoc. Professor David King, Assoc. Professor Lisa Law, Miss Sarah Arrowsmith.
    Contact hours:
    • 26 hours lectures
    • 24 hours practicals
      Assessment: end of semester exam (50%); practicals (10%); essays (20%); workbook (20%).

      Note: Minor variations might occur due to the continuous Subject quality improvement process, and in case of minor variation(s) in assessment details, the Subject Outline represents the latest official information.