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EV1008 - Human Geography

Credit points: 3
Year: 2020
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.

Subject Assessment

  • end of semester exam (50%)
  • practicals (10%)
  • essays (20%)
  • workbook (20%).
Inadmissible
Subject
Combinations:
EV1006

Availabilities

Townsville, Internal, Study Period 2
Census Date 27-Aug-2020
Coordinator: Dr Yetta Gurtner
Lecturers: Assoc. Professor David King, Dr Yetta Gurtner.
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 26 hours lectures
  • 24 hours practicals
  • assessment and self-directed study

Cairns, Internal, Study Period 2
Census Date 27-Aug-2020
Coord/Lect: Assoc. Professor Lisa Law.
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 26 hours lectures
  • 24 hours practicals
  • assessment and self-directed study

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.