Geography Papers at Tauranga (2020)
Geography matters because it is about human relationships: between people and the environment, between people and other people. A clear grasp of Geography can provide insight into environmental, social and cultural problems and help us manage our resources effectively.
Geography is available as a first major for the Bachelor of Arts (BA) and the Bachelor of Social Sciences (BSocSc). Geography may also be taken as a second major or minor in other undergraduate degrees, subject to approval of the Division in which the student is enrolled.
To complete Geography as a single major for the BA and BSocSc, students must gain 135 points from papers listed for Geography, including 105 points above 100 level, and 60 points above 200 level. Students must complete GEOGY101, GEOGY103, at least 30 points from ENVPL202, GEOGY209 or GEOGY219, and at least 30 points from GEOGY301, GEOGY309, GEOGY323 or GEOGY328.
To complete Geography as part of a double major for the BA, BSocSc or other undergraduate degrees, students must gain 120 points from papers listed for Geography, including 90 points above 100 level, and 45 points above 200 level. Students must complete GEOGY101, GEOGY103, at least 30 points from ENVPL202, GEOGY209 or GEOGY219, and at least 30 points from GEOGY301, GEOGY309, GEOGY323 or GEOGY328.
To complete a minor in Geography, students must complete 60 points from the papers listed for the Geography major, including at least 30 points above 100 level.
Some Geography papers include practical work in the laboratory and/or fieldwork. Fieldwork may be carried out in weekends or in teaching recesses.
Further details are available from the Geography Programme.
For a full list of offerings in this subject, including those available in Hamilton and online, see the Catalogue of Papers. Not all qualifications and subjects can be taken in full in Tauranga. See what can be studied in Tauranga.
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Code Paper Title Occurrence / Location GEOGY101 People and Place 20B (Hamilton), 20B (Online) & 20B (Tauranga) An introduction to the rich field of social and cultural geography with links to the UNDP Sustainable Development Goals. A foundation paper for second year papers on contemporary cultural geographies, health geographies, and Maori geographies.
Code Paper Title Occurrence / Location GEOGY209 Health, People, Place 20B (Hamilton) & 20B (Tauranga) This paper draws on critical analysis of health, people and place to introduce contemporary developments in socio-cultural geography. Attention is paid to spatial well-being at a range of scales.
Code Paper Title Occurrence / Location GEOG900 Geography PhD Thesis 20I (Hamilton), 20I (Tauranga), 20X (Hamilton) & 20X (Tauranga) No description available.
2020 Catalogue of Papers information current as of : 14 August 2020 10:33am