Majoring in Geography

Any students who are uncertain as to what combination of Units will best serve their interests should contact their year coordinator:

First Year:
Second Year:
Third Year:
Undergraduate Marine Science Advisor:

Postgraduate (Environmental Science):
Postgraduate (other streams):

Rules from 2013

From 2013, the Geography Major will be constituted as follows:

The Geography Major consists of 24 credit points, to be made up of:

  • Geographical Concepts, Skills & Methods (GEOS 3333/3933) AND/OR the Southeast Asian Field School (GEOS 3053/3953)

plus any of the following units:

  • GEOS 3520/3920 - Urban Citizenship & Sustainability
  • GEOS 3524/3924 - Global Development and Livelihoods (not offered in 2013 due to transitional arrangements)
  • GEOS 3009/3909 - Coastal Environments and Processes
  • GEOS 3014/3914 - GIS in Coastal Management
  • GEOS 3103/3903 - Environmental & Sedimentary Geology
  • ENVI 3111/3911 - Environmental Law and Ethics
  • ENVI 3112/3912 - Environmental Assessment

Please read the Changes to Geography document to learn more about changes to the geography undergraduate program from 2013.

Majoring in Geography through the Human - Environmental pathway example

Year Level Semester Suggested Units
Junior Units February GEOS1001 
  July GEOS1002 
Intermediate Units February Choose at least one from GEOS2123, GEOS2111 
  July GEOS2121
Senior Units February Two from GEOS3520, ENVI3111
  July Two from GEOS3053, GEOS3333, ENVI3112

Majoring in Geography through the Physical - Environmental pathway example

Year Level Semester Suggested Units
Junior Units February GEOS1001
  July GEOS1002
Intermediate Units February Choose at least one from GEOS2111, GEOS2115, SOIL 2003
  July Choose at least one from GEOS2121, LWSC 2002, SOIL 2004
Senior Units February Two from ENVI3111, GEOS3009
  July Two from GEOS 3333, GEOS3014, ENVI3112, GEOS3103