Geography is a field of science dedicated to the study of the lands, the features, the inhabitants, and the phenomena of the Earth, Study of the man-land relationship, and research in the Earth sciences. Studying geography provides you with an insight into a range of practical, social, economic and environmental issues. In addition to core geographic skills, for example field work and the use of specialist field equipment, preparing maps and diagrams, and using social survey and interpretative methods, you also develop a range of key skills that are relevant to many jobs and sectors.
Geography opens up lots of higher study options, students having graduation in geography can choose to go for postgraduate study to specialize in an area from their undergraduate degree, such as geographical information systems, remote sensing, environmental conservation, environmental management, oceanography, coastal and marine management, Disaster management, and meteorology or water resources. Postgraduate courses in teaching, surveying or urban/rural planning are also popular.
- M.Sc. Geography – 2 Years
- B.Sc. Geography – 3 Years