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GEOG465 Special Topic in Geography

S1: First Semester

Coordinator: Associate Professor Michelle Thompson-Fawcett 


This course is offered from time to time by geography staff who wish to examine current problems in Geography.

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A Special Topic in Geography that may be either a lecture programme or an individual supervised course of study

Paper title Special Topic in Geography
Paper code GEOG465
Subject Geography
EFTS 0.1667
Points 20 points
Teaching period Semester 2 (On campus)
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $1,348.60
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $5,967.53

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Students should contact the School of Geography prior to enrolling in this paper to discuss course content.

Teaching staff

Teaching involvement from various members of staff in the School of Geography

There are no prescribed textbooks for this paper.
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Global perspective, Scholarship, Communication, Critical thinking, Cultural understanding, Ethics, Environmental literacy, Information literacy, Research, Self-motivation, Teamwork.
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Learning Outcomes
  • Advanced critical thinking in geography
  • Well developed communication skills, orally and in writing
  • Greater knowledge in topics of current interest in geography

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Semester 2

Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system