20 Credits ACADEMIC YEAR



Aims/Description: The module provides an introduction to human geography including key principles and processes in economic, social and cultural geography. It describes the main elements and issues involved in the global economic system including the process of uneven development and how local economic activities are moulded by global forces. It also provides an introduction to social and cultural geography focusing on a range of concepts, current debates and contemporary issues. Drawing examples from around the world and at a variety of geographical scales, the module highlights the value of a geographical perspective on current economic, social and cultural issues.

Staff Contact: Dr Desiree Fields
Teaching Methods: Lectures, Seminars, Independent Study
Assessment: Formal Exam, Course work

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