Part time Bachelor of Science Degree in Geographic Sciences

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Geographic Sciences

A BSc or Bachelor of Science is an undergraduate degree that usually takes three to five years.  During this course of study, students can learn general and specialized skills that are helpful for future education or work opportunities.

Geographic sciences can include an education on the computational methods and data structures used to represent, analyze and process geographic information. In addition, geographic science students may have the opportunity to study Earth’s physical features.

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BSc in Geography (Hons)

University of Greenwich
Campus Part time 3 - 6 years September 2018 United Kingdom London

BSc Geography degree students study the natural world and learn about the impacts humans have on the environment. The range of skills geography graduates acquire makes them attractive to a wide range of employers. [+]

BSc in Geography (Hons)BSc Geography degree students study the natural world and learn about the impacts humans have on the environment. The range of skills geography graduates acquire makes them attractive to a wide range of employers. In first year, students follow courses that explore geographic issues from the perspectives of natural, physical and social science. In Years 2 and 3 they specialise in physical geography courses. The dissertation provides a unique opportunity to study a topic of particular interest in considerable depth. Fieldwork is an essential part of the programme with trips funded by the School. Trips have included visits to the New Forest, Lake District and Spain. Successful completion of at least 36 weeks of the optional work placement will result in the award of a Diploma of Industrial Study. We also have collaborative arrangements with universities in the Netherlands, Italy, and France, permitting students to study abroad for a period of time under the Erasmus European Exchange scheme.... [-]


BSc in Human Geography & Urban and Regional Planning

University of Groningen
Campus 3 years September 2018 Netherlands Groningen

Are you interested in the world around you? Do you believe you can help to further develop our world into a sustainable society? Then Human Geography & Urban and Regional Planning may be the right choice for you. [+]

Are you interested in the world around you? Are you fascinated by maps? Do you dare to ask critical questions about the world that you are living in? Do you believe you can help to further develop our world into a sustainable society? Then Human Geography & Urban and Regional Planning may be the right choice for you.

Why is unemployment higher in some regions than others? What are the social and economic consequences in depopulating areas? How do you deal with different institutions to plan and build new residential areas? Human geographers investigate society in a spatial context. Our students learn to focus on spatial differences because social phenomena happen in specific places, at specific times and with specific impacts.... [-]


BSc Environmental Geoscience

University of Nottingham - Faculty of Social Sciences
Campus 3 years September 2018 United Kingdom Nottingham

Focusing on environmental and geological issues of societal concern, this course is unique in that it is provided in conjunction with the world-leading British Geological Survey. [+]

Overview

Focusing on environmental and geological issues of societal concern, this course is unique in that it is provided in conjunction with the world-leading British Geological Survey (BGS).

Concerned with how we use natural resources, manage environmental change and ensure resilience to environmental hazards, geoscientists are experts on how we interact with the environment beneath our feet. They work to understand the Earth's processes and provide essential information for solving some of the 21st century's most pressing societal challenges, including managing resources, protecting the environment, and the health, safety and welfare of the public.

Run collaboratively with the world-leading BGS, which advises the UK government on all aspects of geoscience, this course is designed to help grow the next generation of environmental geoscience experts.... [-]


Bachelor in Geographic Information Science

Northwest Missouri State University
Campus 4 years January 2018 USA Maryville

A comprehensive major in Geographic Information Science (GIS) prepares students for a job in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) fields, as well as humanities and social sciences. At Northwest, students work directly with geography faculty who specialize in GIS. The interdisciplinary program is designed for students interested in spatial technology careers, including urban planning, precision agriculture, remote sensing, cartography and global positioning systems. Additionally, students have access to several state-of-the-art computer labs and the latest versions of industry-standard GIS software packages to ensure they are competitive in the job market. [+]

A comprehensive major in Geographic Information Science (GIS) prepares students for a job in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) fields, as well as humanities and social sciences. The major has six areas of emphasis:

Civil/Public Data and Technology Earth Technology Emergency Management Response Geographic Geography

At Northwest, students work directly with geography faculty who specialize in GIS. The interdisciplinary program is designed for students interested in spatial technology careers, including urban planning, precision agriculture, remote sensing, cartography and global positioning systems. Additionally, students have access to several state-of-the-art computer labs and the latest versions of industry-standard GIS software packages to ensure they are competitive in the job market.... [-]


BSc in Geographic Science and Community Planning

Northern Arizona University
Campus 4 years September 2018 USA Flagstaff

The Bachelor of Science in Geographic Science and Community Planning integrates geographic knowledge and GIS mapping technologies with the problem-solving fields of community planning and urban design. Known as Geodesign, this educational framework prepares students for careers in creating more livable and sustainable communities, while contributing to a better world. [+]

Available Emphasis Areas:

Community Planning and Development - Emphasis Geospatial Sciences - Emphasis

The Bachelor of Science in Geographic Science and Community Planning integrates geographic knowledge and GIS mapping technologies with the problem-solving fields of community planning and urban design. Known as Geodesign, this educational framework prepares students for careers in creating more livable and sustainable communities, while contributing to a better world.

Coursework for this degree provides a strong foundation and an option to select one of two available emphases. Geospatial Sciences engages students in the study of geospatial science with courses such as remote sensing and spatial analysis and GIS applications. The community planning and development emphasis introduces students to the permitting and review process for community planning, and environmental impact studies and land use planning law and ethics. ... [-]


BSc in Earth Science

Northeastern Illinois University
Campus 4 years September 2018 USA Chicago Grayslake

Earth science is the study of your environment, from mountains to rivers and sea to sky. Learn to interpret clues from the past to understand the present and protect the future. [+]

Earth science is the study of your environment, from mountains to rivers and sea to sky. Learn to interpret clues from the past to understand the present and protect the future.

In the Department of Earth Science, we study the Earth environment through an integrated synthesis of geology, oceanography, and meteorology.

We emphasize experimental studies, field work, and applications. Curricula are individually planned to provide a broad basic training in earth science and to prepare students for further graduate study or careers in the environmental, energy, and mineral fields. We have a strong tradition of student research.

The Earth Science program uses an integrated approach to the study of problems of the Earth environment through a synthesis of geology, hydrology, and geochemistry. We emphasize a solid foundation in geology with opportunities to focus on environmental geosciences.... [-]


BSc (Hons) in Environmental Geography

University of Stirling
Campus or Online Part time 3 - 4 years August 2018 United Kingdom Stirling

‌Environmental Geography is the integrated study of the world, its landscapes, places, people and their relationship with the environment. Environmental Geography seeks to make sense of the world we live in and is unique in bridging the environmental and social sciences. [+]

Environmental Geography is the integrated study of the world, its landscapes, places, people and their relationship with the environment. Environmental Geography seeks to make sense of the world we live in and is unique in bridging the environmental and social sciences.

‌ While Physical Geography and Human Geography are disciplines in their own right, Environmental Geography combines these subjects to provide a much-needed capability to study and understand interactions between people, and between people and the environments in which they live. Environmental Geographers have expert knowledge and skills to research, analyse and communicate how the changing environment affects our lives. Their ability to visualise geographical issues at different spatial scales, from global to local and to offer solutions to some of our most pressing environmental problems, ensures that graduates in Environmental Geography are highly sought after by a wide range of employers.... [-]


BSc in Geography

Kwararafa University
Campus 4 years March 2018 Nigeria Wukari

Kwararafa University Wukari, was licensed as Wukari Jubilee by the National Universities Commission in 2005. It took off in March, 2006 with 61 students as the first and only community owned University in Nigeria, the first University in Taraba State and the second private University in the North East Geopolitical zone of Nigeria. [+]

Kwararafa University Wukari, was licensed as Wukari Jubilee by the National Universities Commission in 2005. It took off in March, 2006 with 61 students as the first and only community owned University in Nigeria, the first University in Taraba State and the second private University in the North East Geopolitical zone of Nigeria.

Vision

To become a first class institution in pursuit of knowledge and scholarship through teaching, research and community service, geared towards inculcating knowledge and entrepreneurial skills to students that will enable them to be productive and self-reliant.

Mission To provide a conducive environment for the development of effective and virile indigenous human and material resources for the development of the nation. To produce graduates who are well-rounded in their disciplines and also imbued with necessary entrepreneurial skill to contribute meaningfully to the development of themselves in particular and society in general. To replace unemployment and career stagnation of graduates with creative ingenuity through well packaged programs and practical training. To provide sound education to Nigerians irrespective of religious affiliation, tribes, sex and political leaning. To create a nurturing and stimulating environment where the pursuit of excellence, development of self-discipline, creative thinking and individuality will thrive and also seen as essential components of cooperative society. Research Focus/Linkages ... [-]

Bachelor in Geography

University of the South Pacific USP
Campus 3 years February 2018 Fiji Suva

This discipline, offered by the School of Geography, Earth Science & Environment, introduces students to the study of the Earth’s biophysical environment, the wide field of human geography, as well as other courses that teach Geography with emphasis on the Pacific Islands such as the nature and distribution of the world’s plant and animal resources in the Pacific. [+]

The Bachelor of Science is a three-year programme comprising twenty-four courses; of which eight courses are at 100-level, eight courses at 200-level, and eight courses at 300-level. The disciplines permitted as a major or minor for the Bachelor of Science degree in 2017 are:

Bachelor in Geography

This discipline, offered by the School of Geography, Earth Science & Environment, introduces students to the study of the Earth’s biophysical environment, the wide field of human geography, as well as other courses that teach Geography with emphasis on the Pacific Islands such as the nature and distribution of the world’s plant and animal resources in the Pacific.

Programme Requirements: Allowed as a double major for the Bachelor of Science only in combination with the following other major disciplines: Biology and Information Systems.... [-]


Bachelor of Science in Geology

Mapúa Institute of Technology
Campus November 2018 Philippines Manila

This program is designed for students who intend to become professional geologists and/or those who plan to attend [+]

This program is designed for students who intend to become professional geologists and/or those who plan to attend graduate school in geosciences. It is an interdisciplinary science that integrates geological observations and concepts with a range of fi elds including physics, chemistry, mathematics, and modern technologies in the study of Earth’s processes, environments, and history.

Graduates of the program may pursue a career in industries such as minerals/mining, petroleum, and construction, in the academe, or engage in environmental consultancy or government service.

Vision

The School of Civil, Environmental and Geological Engineering (SCEGE) shall be a bastion of academic and technical excellence that develops and inculcates in the Filipino youth the values of critical thinking, social awareness and environmental concern through state-of-the-art delivery and cutting edge research while adapting to the ever-changing global trends in engineering education and technology.... [-]


BSc in Physical Geography and Ecosystem Science

Lund University
Campus 3 years September 2018 Sweden Lund

Lund University offers a world-class Bachelor's programme in Physical Geography and Ecosystem Science, focusing on environmental modelling and management. The unique blend of courses results in a high-profile degree. [+]

Programme overview

Environmental management is crucial for the well-being of mankind. Understanding the environment, including increasing demand on and exploitation of natural resources as a result of population growth, is probably the greatest emerging challenge influencing our future. The demand for well-educated and highly skilled graduates within this field is, and will remain, extremely high.

Lund University offers a world-class BSc programme in Physical Geography and Ecosystem Science, focusing on environmental modelling and management. A unique blend of courses results in a high-profile degree from a top international university – a perfect platform for a career or for further studies. The programme is based on courses in climatology, climate change, ecosystem science and geomorphology. It also covers ecosystem modelling, geographical information systems (GIS), remote sensing and statistics, as well as elements of chemistry and physics.... [-]


BSc Hons in Geography

University of Johannesburg
Campus Part time 1 - 2 years February 2018 South Africa Johannesburg

The primary purpose of the BSc Honours qualification is to consolidate and deepen the students’ knowledge and expertise in Geography, and to develop research capacity in the methodology and techniques of it. BSc Honours is essentially a coursework degree of which at least 25% (30) of the credits are devoted to a research project and reporting under supervision. [+]

The primary purpose of the BSc Honours qualification is to consolidate and deepen the students’ knowledge and expertise in Geography, and to develop research capacity in the methodology and techniques of it. BSc Honours is essentially a coursework degree of which at least 25% (30) of the credits are devoted to a research project and reporting under supervision.

The degree demands a high level of theoretical engagement and intellectual independence, and serves as the initial science postgraduate specialization qualification providing students with in-depth scientific knowledge and skills preparing them for research based postgraduate science study.

For admission to the Honours programme, a Bachelor’s Degree with Geography as one major (65% average in 3rd year) is required. The Head of the Department approves admission to the Honours programme.... [-]


BSc Environmental Science/ Geography

Natural Resources Institute - University of Greenwich
Campus Part time 3 - 6 years August 2018 United Kingdom Chatham

In addition to the increasing demand for environmental scientists, professionals across a wide range of careers in the public and private sectors must be able to demonstrate that they are environmentally aware, understand how environmental concerns relate to their jobs, and are capable of decision making consistent with the concept of sustainability. [+]

BSc Environmental Science/ Geography

Why study this programme?

In addition to the increasing demand for environmental scientists, professionals across a wide range of careers in the public and private sectors must be able to demonstrate that they are environmentally aware, understand how environmental concerns relate to their jobs, and are capable of decision making consistent with the concept of sustainability.

This programme is constructed around the concept that sustainability is one of the most important concerns of contemporary society; it also provides a clear route into employment as an environmental scientist or an environmentally informed professional.

You will learn about the underlying causes of environmental problems and will be presented with possible solutions from a range of scientific, technological and societal perspectives.... [-]


BSc in Geology

Millsaps College
Campus September 2018 USA Jackson

The mission of Millsaps Geology Department is the creation and development of a community of productive and involved world citizens equipped with a broad and thorough knowledge of the process and specifics of the Earth Sciences. The Department focuses on educating and encouraging students to develop an on-going curiosity and involvement with all elements of their environments so that these future leaders of... [+]

BSc in Geology

The mission of Millsaps Geology Department is the creation and development of a community of productive and involved world citizens equipped with a broad and thorough knowledge of the process and specifics of the Earth Sciences. The Department focuses on educating and encouraging students to develop an on-going curiosity and involvement with all elements of their environments so that these future leaders of society incorporate logical, critical assessment of the natural world into the fabric of their individual philosophies.

All students in the Department of Geology are given the opportunity to participate in significant scientific research. Various sponsored projects in basic geology, environmental geology, and geophysics have given students the unique experience of hands-on contribution to real, often publishable, research during their undergraduate years. Field trips to diverse geological terrains help emphasize the hands-on approach. Past field trips have included areas such as the Appalachian Mountains, the Pacific Northwest, southeastern and southcentral Alaska, the Yucatan Peninsula, the central and northern Rocky Mountains, and the greater Yellowstone area.... [-]


Geology

Eastern Kentucky University
Campus 4 years September 2018 USA Richmond

Emphasis on the application of geographic information systems (GIS) and remote sensing to solve geographic problems [+]

Degree Options B.S. in Geology, Academic Concentration B.S. in Geology, Professional Concentration Minor in Geology Who Would be Interested in Geology?

Students interested in:

Finding solutions to our nation's energy needs The environment and water quality issues Being and working outdoors Why Geology? Emphasis on the application of geographic information systems (GIS) and remote sensing to solve geographic problems Opportunities to research and study throughout the United States and abroad Curriculum designed to prepare a student for professional accreditation What Are the Requirements to be Admitted to the Program?

Students may select Geology upon applying to the university.... [-]