Degree in Geography

240 credits - Faculty of Philosophy and Arts
Title
Official
Start Year
2009-10
Minimum number of credits to be taken in the first year
  • 48 first-year subject credits for full-time students.
  • 24 credits for part-time students.
  • After the first year of registration, there is no minimum number of credits to take.
Public tuition prices per credit . Academic Year 2018-19
  • 1st registration : 16,21€
  • 2nd registration : 36,02€
  • 3rd registration : 77,97€
  • 4th registration : 108,05€

  Skills

Core Skills

  • CS1 -Students have shown they possess and understand knowledge in an area of study, starting from secondary education level and reaching a level which, although based on advanced textbooks, includes aspects that involve knowledge from the vanguard in their area of study.
  • CS2 - Students know how to apply knowledge their job or vocation professionally, and possess the skills generally demonstrated through producing and defending arguments and solving problems in their area of study.
  • CS3 - Students have the skill to bring together and interpret relevant data (normally in their area of study) to issue opinions that include a reflection on important social, scientific or ethical issues.
  • CS4 - Students are able to transmit information, ideas, problems and solutions to a specialised and more general audience.
  • CS5 - Students have developed those necessary learning skills to undertake postgraduate studies with a level of independence.

General Skills

  • GS1 - Being able to conceptualise patters, process, interactions and changes in the physical and human environment, both understood as a system within a wide range of spatial scales.
  • GS2 - Acquiring a critical awareness of the importance of timescale in physical and human processes and their interactions, as well as how they operate at local, regional and global level.
  • GS3 – Working in a professional context, applying foci to Geography that incorporate historical and social context.
  • GS4 - Demonstrating knowledge and critical understanding of the representation methods of human and physical environments, as well as attaining mastery of technology linked to acquiring and analysing geographical data, such as statistical, laboratory, quantitative analytical, computer application and remote detection methods.
  • GS5 - Applying the knowledge, methodologies and techniques acquired during the degree in a professional setting, developed to a high level of responsibility, ethical commitment and the ability to be a part of multi-disciplinary teams.

Specific Skills

  • SS1 - Acquiring knowledge of English to an intermediate level, to understand, speak and write in the language in a way that ensure understanding, expression and application of specific geographical terminology in the main professional fields of the discipline.
  • SS2 - Acquiring core knowledge and understanding of the relationship between the discipline's different areas of focus, including those linked to wider epistemological fields in natural sciences, economics and law, and the humanities.
  • SS3 - Applying knowledge of the ways in which social and land organisation of societies influences the use of their resources, human occupancy of land, population mobility and the functional diversification of space.
  • SS4 - Demonstrating global knowledge of construction of places and environments outside one's own immediate everyday experience, and understanding how a specific location has been constructed and is permanently renewed by physical, environmental, biotic, social, historical, economic and cultural processes.
  • SS5 - Properly understanding Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) to compile, process, analyse and interpret information and to answer geographical questions.
  • SS6 - Applying the main technologies dedicated to studying reciprocal relationships in the physical and human environment, especially those for assessing the environment impact of anthropic activities, their impact on the landscape and the transmission of scientific content so that it aids application in academic, professional, educational and scientific settings.