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In the Bachelor of Arts (Geography) you’ll study how human interacts with cultural, social and physical environments. Geography is a diverse and dynamic subject. It covers issues such as:
sustainability, urban development, globalisation, people’s lived experiences of their environments.
Geographers like to get out into the field to study the world as it really is. They use a variety of tools, including geospatial mapping technologies.
Stage one of the BA Geography includes both human and physical geography.
You will gain a solid foundation for understanding world as the product of a combination of social and natural processes. More advanced courses expand on the themes established at stage one.
You can specialise in human geography, or include more advanced geospatial and physical geography courses as well.
Geography is a globally oriented discipline. You’ll learn about New Zealand and its place in the world. You'll study internationally significant topics like globalisation, urban change, climate change and geopolitics.
The university lecturers are deeply involved with the vibrant international geography community. You'll learn at the cutting edge, whether it’s the latest geospatial and mapping technologies, or the most recent thinking on how cities are changing in a digital world.
Students must have successful completion of a qualification equivalent to the New Zealand Year 13 - NCEA Level 3 University Entrance. International students need to check the equivalency of their secondary school qualification by reviewing the Academic Admission Requirements by Country.
India: All India Senior School Certificate (AISSC) or Indian School Certificate (ISC) Year 12 with an overall average of 75% and a minimum of 60% in English.
Full Foundation - Certificate in Foundation Studies: Successful completion of this qualification will give you admission to university and prepare you for undergraduate study.
Summer School: If you need to do a course before you start your programme, there may be options for you in Summer School.
Alternative methods for English requirements during COVID-19
During the COVID-19 impact the university is accepting online testing sites as alternative methods for students to obtain the necessary English requirements:
EAP provides you with flexibility of two entry and exit points depending on your individual goals and pathways:
|Entry point||Entry requirement||Exit point||Exit|
|Week 1||Minimum equivalent to IELTS 5.0 overall||Week 10||Foundation Studies – entry requirement equivalent to IELTS 5.5 overall|
|Week 11||Minimum equivalent to IELTS 5.5 overall||Week 20||Direct entry into University - entry requirement equivalent to IELTS 6.0 to 7.0 overall|
|Programme Level||IELTS||TOEFL iBT||PTE Academic||Cambridge English|
|English for Academic Purposes 1 (EAP 1)||5.0 overall||61 overall||36 overall||155|
|English for Academic Purposes 2 (EAP 2)||5.5 overall||70 overall||42 overall||165|
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