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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Bachelor of Geography

An-Najah National University
Campus 4 years August 2018 Palestinian Territories Nablus

The program consists of 126 credit hours. 92 hours are departmental compulsory requirements, 12 credit hours are departmental elective requirements, 18 credit hours are university compulsory requirements, and 4 credit hours can be taken from any department of the university. [+]

Faculty

Faculty of Economics and Social Studies

Program Description

The program consists of 126 credit hours. 92 hours are departmental compulsory requirements, 12 credit hours are departmental elective requirements, 18 credit hours are university compulsory requirements, and 4 credit hours can be taken from any department of the university. The program includes theoretical and practical courses and training in related organizations. Students have to conduct a research project for graduation.

Industry

Education Ministry of Local Government and Municipalities Ministry of Planning Climatology and Meteorology Environmental studies Agriculture and Landuse Geopolitical Issues ... [-]

Bachelor in Geography

University of the South Pacific USP
Campus 3 years September 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 in Geographic Information Science

Northwest Missouri State University
Campus 4 years August 2018 USA Maryville

A comprehensive major in Geographic Information Science (G.I.S.) prepares students for a job in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (S.T.E.M.) fields, as well as humanities and social sciences. At Northwest, students work directly with geography faculty who specialize in G.I.S. 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 G.I.S. software packages to ensure they are competitive in the job market. [+]

A comprehensive major in Geographic Information Science (G.I.S.) prepares students for a job in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (S.T.E.M.) 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 G.I.S. 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 G.I.S. software packages to ensure they are competitive in the job market.... [-]


BSc in Spatial Planning and Design

University of Groningen
Campus 3 years September 2018 Netherlands Groningen

Do you have a special interest in the living environment around you? Are you interested in combining analytical thinking with creative design? Spatial Planning and Design is the field for you. [+]

What effect will climate change have on our future cities and rural areas? How can you develop sustainable strategies and designs for new and existing urban systems? How do you deal with a complex built environment and related planning processes? Planners are asked to translate spatial transformation such as urban growth and decline into new opportunities to enhance the quality of life.

The Bachelor's degree programme in Spatial Planning and Design revolves around physical and institutional design. The course units you follow are related to spatial planning and design, water management, infrastructure and environmental planning, spatial computer programs, complex decision-making and academic research.... [-]


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 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 modeling 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 modeling 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 modeling, geographical information systems (GIS), remote sensing and statistics, as well as elements of chemistry and physics.... [-]


BSc (Honours) in Geography and Environmental Science

The Open University
Online Part time 3 - 16 years Open Enrollment United Kingdom Milton Keynes

By combining the study of geography and environmental science you’ll discover the complexities of our relationship with the natural environment. This qualification will enable you to understand and consider responses to the urgent challenges of climate change, globalisation, development, biodiversity loss, migration and urbanisation. [+]

By combining the study of geography and environmental science you’ll discover the complexities of our relationship with the natural environment. This qualification will enable you to understand and consider responses to the urgent challenges of climate change, globalisation, development, biodiversity loss, migration and urbanisation. It takes a holistic approach to topics such as deforestation, sustainable water resource management, pollution control, conservation and governance. You will explore the consequences and implications of environmental change for sustainability and learn about the social and natural processes and interactions operating in different environments. You will also acquire a wide range of transferable skills highly valued by financial, business and public sector employers.... [-]


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 of Science in Geological Science and Engineering

Mapúa Institute of Technology
Campus November 2018 Philippines Manila

This program is designed for students who desire to complete two (2) programs: BS Geology and BS Geological Engineering. [+]

This program is designed for students who desire to complete two (2) programs: BS Geology and BS Geological Engineering. It is an interdisciplinary degree program that applies physics, chemistry, hydrology, geology, and engineering in order to devise engineering solutions to geological problems faced by society. 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 City Planning & Environmental Policy

UCD College of Engineering and Architecture
Campus 3 years September 2018 Ireland Dublin

If you are interested in both the built and natural environment, and how human actions affect the environment, a degree in City Planning & Environmental Policy offers you a unique opportunity to further your interests. [+]

Course Information BSc (Hons) (NFQ Level 8) Full Time - Undergraduate Studies CAO Code: DN130 CAO Points Range 2017: N/A Length of Course: 3 Years (+1 Master's programme) Average Intake: 25

Leaving Certificate: Passes in six subjects including English, Irish, Mathematics & three other recognized subjects. You must obtain a minimum of Grade H5 in two subjects and a minimum of Grade O6/H7 in the remaining four subjects.

Why is this course for me?

If you are interested in both the built and natural environment, and how human actions affect the environment, a degree in City Planning & Environmental Policy offers you a unique opportunity to further your interests. The degree integrates subjects that will deepen and broaden your understanding of environmental, social and economic issues, and set these in a practical policy context.... [-]


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 G.I.S. 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 G.I.S. 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 G.I.S. 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 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 the first year, students follow courses that explore geographic issues from the perspectives of natural, physical and social science. In Years 2 and 3 they specialize 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 Hons in Geography

University of Johannesburg
Campus Part time 1 - 2 years February 2019 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 in Geography as one major (65% average in 3rd year) is required. The Head of the Department approves admission to the Honours programme.... [-]


BSc (Hons) in Geography - Environmental Geography

University of Stirling
Online Campus Part time 48 months September 2018 United Kingdom Stirling + 1 more

Our Environmental Geography course seeks to make sense of our changing world. It’s unique in bridging environmental and social sciences, and in exploring the pressing human-environment issues of the 21st century. [+]

Overview

Are you curious about the relationship between humans and the environment? How people and places interact with landscape and nature?

Our Environmental Geography course seeks to make sense of our changing world. It’s unique in bridging environmental and social sciences, and in exploring the pressing human-environment issues of the 21st century.

We’ll turn you into an Environmental Geographer with the expert knowledge and skills to research, analyse and communicate how the changing environment affects our lives. Your 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, will ensure that you’re highly sought after by a wide range of employers.... [-]


BSc in Applied Geosciences

Montanuniversitaet Leoben
Campus 7 semesters October 2018 Austria Leoben

Exploration, tapping, and evaluation of natural resources and deposits, geological risks assessment, geotechnical projecting of building projects. [+]

BSc in Applied Geosciences

Exploration, tapping, and evaluation of natural resources and deposits, geological risks assessment, geotechnical projecting of building projects.

Do you love working in the field, in the lab, and at the computer? Then register for Applied Geosciences at the University of Leoben – a degree program which combines natural sciences and engineering in a unique way.

The field of activity for applied geoscientists is very comprehensive. It includes the exploration and tapping of natural resources and deposits, the property evaluation of mineral materials, groundwater exploration and protection, prediction of geologically induced risks, contaminated sites exploration and remediation, geotechnical projecting and supervision of building projects and consultancy services.... [-]