Contemporary Human Geography

School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences

College of Life and Environmental Sciences


Code 23434

Level of study First Year

Credit value 20

Semester Across both

Module description

Human geography has undergone a number of paradigm shifts in the past 50 years. This module introduces and explores the development of, and recent debates within key sub-disciplines of subject. Students are introduced to a range of theoretical lenses and concepts, which are then applied to real-world examples, in both the lectures and within the workshop sessions. Specific topics covered are: urban, social, cultural, development, economic, political and historical georgraphies.

Teaching and learning methods