Module/Course Description

Course Title: Cultural Geography

Course Code: UU-HRM-3030-ZM

Programme: Bachelor of Business Administration - ZM

Credits: 12.00

Course Description:

The main objectives of the course are to:
Develop academic method: thinking, research, referencing, collating and integrative skills with initiative and originality.
Develop in students the basic understanding and introductory skills to work with geography
Introduce students to the nature of geography
Help students develop a curiosity and love for the field
Encourage students by giving content and skill to explain:
The distribution and spatially different activities of human across the earth
Variations of population growth and migration of humans through typical and exceptional trends
Cultural differences and their spatial variations
Development of subsistence and economic activity patterns and their relation to the environment
The development of resource use and the implication of resource depletion, particularly of fossil fuels’ impact on civilization
Aid students to understand the unique spatial basis of geography
Space: place, position and links
Develop in students:
Map skills
Abilities to visually represent and interpret facts of geography

Work with academic method to think, research, reference, collate and integrate facts and concepts with initiative and originality.
Explain the distribution of human activity
Work with data and information within the methods of cultural geography
Interpret maps and data
Visually represent data in tabulated form or maps as they relate to the field

Analyse the causes for spatial variation in population statistics and migration patterns

Describe and account for cultural difference and distribution
Understand the nature and role of intercultural communication for a multicultural Europe
Understand the relation of subsistence and economic activity within peoples within their environment
Appreciate the finiteness of energy supplies and the impact of scarcity on civilization and consider alternatives for fuel and contingencies for other lifestyles in a post-energy era
Develop skills to:
Understand and explain space with its place, position and links
Work with maps and visual presentation of geographic data and trends
Interpret geographic data

Prerequisites: UU-Bsc-IND100-ZM, UU-FNT-103-ZM

Prerequisites Categories: Semester 1, Semester 2, Semester 3, Semester 4, Semester 5, Semester 6

Typical Module duration: 4.0 Week(s)


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