Degree in Geography and Territorial Planning

General

Program Description

About

We train professionals trained to work in the territory analyzing geographical facts (natural, social and economic resources) from the use of specific tools (GIS, cartography), in order to intervene in territorial planning at different scales, as well as to transmit geographical knowledge

If you are interested in learning to

  • Interpret the territory at different scales.
  • Use geographic information as an instrument of interpretation of the territory and express it by mapping with Geographic Information Systems.
  • Perform integrated diagnostics, interrelating the physical environment with the social and human sphere.
  • Organize and analyze geographic information in order to propose territorial management and management strategies.
  • Analyze and interpret landscapes, generating sensitivity and interest in territorial and environmental issues.

What we offer you

  • Practical teaching supported by field trips.
  • Practices by agreement in companies and institutions (Town Halls, Local Action Groups, Biosphere Reserves and others).
  • Physical Geography Laboratory.
  • Specific classrooms of Geographic Information Systems, licensed for each student.
  • Teaching staff with extensive experience in professional practice.
  • Training in a professional activity endorsed by the College of Geographers and the Association of Spanish Geographers.
  • National and international mobility programs (Germany, Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Canada, Chile, China, Colombia, Slovakia, United States, France, Hungary, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Peru, Poland, Portugal, Czech Republic, Romania, Russia , Taiwan and Vietnam).

Professional outings

Development and transmission of geographical knowledge: teaching, research and dissemination • Analysis and management of geographic information: cartography, geographic information systems, spatial database analysis • Development of socio-territorial diagnoses: reports related to population dynamics, of location of activities, infrastructure and equipment • Carrying out environmental impact studies, intervention in environmental management, landscape analysis and resource management • Design of land management and planning plans: strategic planning, urban planning and local development .

Competencies

DISCIPLINARY AND ACADEMIC (KNOW)

  1. Know, understand and interpret the territory
  2. Interrelate the physical and environmental environment with the social and human sphere
  3. Combine a general approach with a specialized analysis
  4. Interrelate the phenomena at different territorial scales
  5. Explain the diversity of places, regions and locations
  6. Understand spatial relationships
  7. Analyze and interpret landscapes
  8. Generate sensitivity and interest in territorial and environmental issues

PROFESSIONALS (KNOW HOW TO DO)

  1. Use geographic information as an instrument of interpretation of the territory
  2. Combine the temporal and spatial dimensions in the explanation of the socioterritorial processes
  3. Relate and synthesize cross-sectional territorial information
  4. Make proposals for territorial management
  5. Manage the location of services and activities
  6. Perform integrated diagnostics
  7. Express information cartographically
  8. Prepare and interpret statistical information
  9. Organize and manage field work and direct knowledge of the territory

OTHER SPECIFIC COMPETENCES

  1. Sort and synthesize information
  2. Exhibit and transmit geographic knowledge
  3. Understand the problems in a multidimensional way
  4. Being able to understand the language and proposals of other specialists
  5. Being able to integrate the knowledge of various disciplines
  6. Generate agreements in interdisciplinary teams
Last updated Mar 2020

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