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Unit of study_

GEOS1902: Introductory Geography (Advanced)

Advanced students will complete the same core lecture material as for GEOS1002, but will be required to carry out more challenging practical assignments.

Code GEOS1902
Academic unit Geosciences Academic Operations
Credit points 6
GEOS1002 or GEOG1001 or GEOG1002
Assumed knowledge:
(ATAR 90 or above) or equivalent

At the completion of this unit, you should be able to:

  • LO1. demonstrate a clear understanding of geography as an academic discipline, including an awareness of its history and development
  • LO2. demonstrate a familiarity with the core concepts that define the study and practice of Geography while acknowledging the dynamic and situated nature of geographical thought
  • LO3. apply geographical thinking to a range of complex environmental, economic, political and cultural issues
  • LO4. locate, critique and synthesise diverse views, information and sources issues relevant to environmental and social issues
  • LO5. resolve geographical questions by ethical means, applying evidence-based knowledge and appropriate research techniques
  • LO6. communicate geographical perspectives and knowledge effectively to specialist and non- specialist audiences using appropriately selected written, oral and visual means
  • LO7. contribute effectively as a member or leader of diverse teams working in geographical or multidisciplinary contexts.