At the University of Graz what is special about the bachelor’s programme in Geography is the way it combines broad-based training with specialisation. You will gain a comprehensive basic understanding of all aspects of geography and geospatial technologies, but will also be able to specialise in selected sub-areas.
Interests that are a good basis for this study programme
An interest in both scientific and social science perspectives for interpreting the relationships between society and the environment, and the way these change across different regions and with time, is a good basis for this study programme. Sound basic IT skills are also an advantage.
Geography at the University of Graz
This study programme offers a broad spectrum of content and methods from the various sub-disciplines of the natural and social sciences of relevance to geography, and the links between them (integrated geography). There is a strong emphasis on IT-based methods (geospatial technologies).
Your options in the master’s programme
After your bachelor’s degree you can choose from a wide range of master’s programmes at the University of Graz. The master’s programmes in Applied Physical Geography and Mountain Research, Geospatial Technologies, and Sustainable Urban and Regional Development build directly on the content of the bachelor’s programme. At the University of Graz you also have the option of interdisciplinary master’s programmes and joint programmes, allowing further scope for individualised and specialised learning.
Preparation for a wide range of career paths
As a graduate of this bachelor’s programme your interdisciplinary and integrated training will give you options for professional work in a wide range of fields. These include the environment, nature conservation and nature reserves, energy supply and waste disposal, tourism, development aid, regional planning, regional and urban development, expert consultancy and specialised journalism in the media and PR organisations, libraries, museums, software and database development or adult and environmental education.
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