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EV1008 - Human Geography

Credit points: 3
Year: 2012
Student Contribution Band: Band 1
Administered by: Sch of Earth & Environmental Sciences

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.

Graduate Qualities

  • The ability to think critically, to analyse and evaluate claims, evidence and arguments.
EV1006 GE1300 GE1350 TG1000 TG1090


Cairns, Study Period 2, Internal
Census Date 23-Aug-2012
Coord/Lect: <Person not found>.
Workload expectations:
  • 26 hours lectures
  • 26 hours tutorials
Assessment: end of semester exam (50%); practicals (10%); essays (20%); workbook (20%).

Townsville, Study Period 2, Internal
Census Date 23-Aug-2012
Coordinator: Assoc. Professor David King
Lecturers: <Person not found>, Assoc. Professor David King.
Workload expectations:
  • 26 hours lectures
  • 36 hours practicals
Assessment: end of semester exam (40%); essays (20%); project and practicals (40%).

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