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GEOG 351

: Coastal and Marine Studies
2021 Semester One (1213)
Focuses on the development of coastal landforms across a range of temporal and spatial scales. Introduces natural processes such as waves, tides and circulation, as well as geological-scale coastal evolution driven by changes in sea level and sediment supply. The course has an applied focus with specific emphasis on coastal management problems that affect society. Issues considered include coastal erosion during storms, the impacts of shoreline engineering, climate change and accelerating sea level rise.
Subject: Geography
Prerequisite: 45 points at Stage II, including EARTHSCI 262 or GEOG 262, or equivalent
1227

GEOG 351

: Coastal and Marine Studies
2020 Semester One (1203)
Focuses on the development of coastal landforms across a range of temporal and spatial scales. Introduces natural processes such as waves, tides and circulation, as well as geological-scale coastal evolution driven by changes in sea level and sediment supply. The course has an applied focus with specific emphasis on coastal management problems that affect society. Issues considered include coastal erosion during storms, the impacts of shoreline engineering, climate change and accelerating sea level rise.
Subject: Geography
Prerequisite: 45 points at Stage II, including EARTHSCI 262 or GEOG 262, or equivalent
1228

GEOG 352

: Landscape, Environment and Heritage
2022 Semester Two (1225)
An examination of environmental change from a historical geography perspective. Approaches to investigating and understanding the transformation of environments are explored, and processes driving creation of different types of landscapes including heritage places are considered. The course enables students to place the modern environment within a historical context.
Subject: Geography
Prerequisite: 30 points at Stage II
1229

GEOG 352

: Landscape, Environment and Heritage
2021 Semester Two (1215)
An examination of environmental change from a historical geography perspective. Approaches to investigating and understanding the transformation of environments are explored, and processes driving creation of different types of landscapes including heritage places are considered. The course enables students to place the modern environment within a historical context.
Subject: Geography
Prerequisite: 30 points at Stage II
1230

GEOG 352

: Landscape, Environment and Heritage
2020 Semester Two (1205)
An examination of environmental change from a historical geography perspective. Approaches to investigating and understanding the transformation of environments are explored, and processes driving creation of different types of landscapes including heritage places are considered. The course enables students to place the modern environment within a historical context.
Subject: Geography
Prerequisite: 30 points at Stage II
1231

GEOG 399

: Capstone: Geography
2023 Semester Two (1235)
An engagement with the research process, as practised in geography. Students will undertake an independent research project and communicate their findings, with due attention to research design, methodology, research ethics, information sources, field practise, data analysis, and research communication. Independent or small group research projects may involve residential or local fieldwork, laboratory analysis, desktop analysis or other research activities.
Subject: Geography
Prerequisite: GEOG 250 and 30 points at Stage III in Geography
1232

GEOG 399

: Capstone: Geography
2022 Semester Two (1225)
An engagement with the research process, as practised in geography. Students will undertake an independent research project and communicate their findings, with due attention to research design, methodology, research ethics, information sources, field practise, data analysis, and research communication. Independent or small group research projects may involve residential or local fieldwork, laboratory analysis, desktop analysis or other research activities.
Subject: Geography
Prerequisite: GEOG 250 and 30 points at Stage III in Geography
1233

GEOG 399

: Capstone: Geography
2021 Semester Two (1215)
An engagement with the research process, as practised in geography. Students will undertake an independent research project and communicate their findings, with due attention to research design, methodology, research ethics, information sources, field practise, data analysis, and research communication. Independent or small group research projects may involve residential or local fieldwork, laboratory analysis, desktop analysis or other research activities.
Subject: Geography
Prerequisite: GEOG 250 and 30 points at Stage III in Geography
1234

GEOG 399

: Capstone: Geography
2020 Semester Two (1205)
An engagement with the research process, as practised in geography. Students will undertake an independent research project and communicate their findings, with due attention to research design, methodology, research ethics, information sources, field practise, data analysis, and research communication. Independent or small group research projects may involve residential or local fieldwork, laboratory analysis, desktop analysis or other research activities.
Subject: Geography
Prerequisite: 30 points at Stage III in Geography
1235

GEOG 701

: Research in Practice
2023 Semester One (1233)
A reflection on the process of developing research projects from theory to methods, analysis, and the presentation of findings. Attention is directed to the ways in which research is shaped by intellectual histories, pressing social and environmental challenges, and contemporary academic and political debates. The course allows students to develop specialised interests in geography or environmental management.
Subject: Geography
No pre-requisites or restrictions
1236

GEOG 701

: Research in Practice
2022 Semester One (1223)
A reflection on the process of developing research projects from theory to methods, analysis, and the presentation of findings. Attention is directed to the ways in which research is shaped by intellectual histories, pressing social and environmental challenges, and contemporary academic and political debates. The course allows students to develop specialised interests in geography or environmental management.
Subject: Geography
No pre-requisites or restrictions
1237

GEOG 701

: Research in Practice
2021 Semester One (1213)
A reflection on the process of developing research projects from theory to methods, analysis, and the presentation of findings. Attention is directed to the ways in which research is shaped by intellectual histories, pressing social and environmental challenges, and contemporary academic and political debates. The course allows students to develop specialised interests in geography or environmental management.
Subject: Geography
No pre-requisites or restrictions
1238

GEOG 701

: Research in Practice
2020 Semester One (1203)
A reflection on the process of developing research projects from theory to methods, analysis, and the presentation of findings. Attention is directed to the ways in which research is shaped by intellectual histories, pressing social and environmental challenges, and contemporary academic and political debates. The course allows students to develop specialised interests in geography or environmental management.
Subject: Geography
No pre-requisites or restrictions
1239

GEOG 712

: Land, Place and Culture
2020 Semester One (1203)
Contemporary geographic perspectives on society and culture, focusing on a review of traditional and new cultural geographic approaches to the constructions of place and environment, ethnicity, gender and identity. No formal prerequisite, but an understanding of material in Stage III courses in human geography will be assumed.
Subject: Geography
No pre-requisites or restrictions
1240

GEOG 714

: Mobilities and Wellbeing
2022 Semester One (1223)
An exploration of place-based human mobilities and their influence on health and wellbeing, employing current theoretical perspectives. No formal prerequisite, but an understanding of material in Stage III courses in human geography will be assumed.
Subject: Geography
No pre-requisites or restrictions
1241

GEOG 714

: Mobilities and Wellbeing
2021 Semester One (1213)
An exploration of place-based human mobilities and their influence on health and wellbeing, employing current theoretical perspectives. No formal prerequisite, but an understanding of material in Stage III courses in human geography will be assumed.
Subject: Geography
No pre-requisites or restrictions
1242

GEOG 714

: Population, Mobilities and Wellbeing
2020 Semester One (1203)
An exploration of the changing nature of human populations, the dynamics of human mobilities, the determinants of health status and evolving modes of healthcare provision. No formal prerequisite, but an understanding of material in Stage III courses in human geography will be assumed.
Subject: Geography
No pre-requisites or restrictions
1243

GEOG 719

: Geographies of Housing and Urban Change
2023 Semester One (1233)
Advanced study of housing and urban issues, including the topics of homeownership, asset-based welfare, the politics of housing affordability, housing reforms and the changing dynamics of gentrification. Contemporary issues such as mortgage market dynamics and social rented housing reforms are examined. The course will consider also urban governance, office property investment and development processes, and sites of consumption and spectacle.
Subject: Geography
No pre-requisites or restrictions
1244

GEOG 719

: Geographies of Housing and Urban Change
2022 Semester Two (1225)
Advanced study of housing and urban issues, including the topics of homeownership, asset-based welfare, the politics of housing affordability, housing reforms and the changing dynamics of gentrification. Contemporary issues such as mortgage market dynamics and social rented housing reforms are examined. The course will consider also urban governance, office property investment and development processes, and sites of consumption and spectacle.
Subject: Geography
No pre-requisites or restrictions
1245

GEOG 719

: Geographies of Housing and Urban Change
2021 Semester Two (1215)
Advanced study of housing and urban issues, including the topics of homeownership, asset-based welfare, the politics of housing affordability, housing reforms and the changing dynamics of gentrification. Contemporary issues such as mortgage market dynamics and social rented housing reforms are examined. The course will consider also urban governance, office property investment and development processes, and sites of consumption and spectacle.
Subject: Geography
No pre-requisites or restrictions
1246

GEOG 725

: People, Participation and Development
2023 Semester One (1233)
A critical overview of issues associated with people’s participation in development in their geographical context, including processes and outcomes, accountability, empowerment and transformation in the context of livelihood strengthening, resource management, health and sanitation, education and disaster risk reduction. The course provides the students with theoretical knowledge but also practical skills through the use in class of participatory tools as both contents and teaching aids. Discussions rely upon concrete examples from throughout the world with a particular focus on marginalised places.
Subject: Geography
No pre-requisites or restrictions
1247

GEOG 725

: People, Participation and Development
2022 Semester One (1223)
A critical overview of issues associated with people’s participation in development in their geographical context, including processes and outcomes, accountability, empowerment and transformation in the context of livelihood strengthening, resource management, health and sanitation, education and disaster risk reduction. The course provides the students with theoretical knowledge but also practical skills through the use in class of participatory tools as both contents and teaching aids. Discussions rely upon concrete examples from throughout the world with a particular focus on marginalised places.
Subject: Geography
No pre-requisites or restrictions
1248

GEOG 725

: People, Participation and Development
2021 Semester One (1213)
A critical overview of issues associated with people’s participation in development in their geographical context, including processes and outcomes, accountability, empowerment and transformation in the context of livelihood strengthening, resource management, health and sanitation, education and disaster risk reduction. The course provides the students with theoretical knowledge but also practical skills through the use in class of participatory tools as both contents and teaching aids. Discussions rely upon concrete examples from throughout the world with a particular focus on marginalised places.
Subject: Geography
No pre-requisites or restrictions
1249

GEOG 725

: People, Participation and Development
2020 Semester One (1203)
A critical overview of issues associated with people’s participation in development in their geographical context, including processes and outcomes, accountability, empowerment and transformation in the context of livelihood strengthening, resource management, health and sanitation, education and disaster risk reduction. The course provides the students with theoretical knowledge but also practical skills through the use in class of participatory tools as both contents and teaching aids. Discussions rely upon concrete examples from throughout the world with a particular focus on marginalised places.
Subject: Geography
No pre-requisites or restrictions
1250

GEOG 737

: Geographies of Public Policy
2022 Semester One (1223)
Exploring ‘policy’ — an all too familiar and taken for granted term — by focusing on how policies get made, how different actors and varieties of expertise influence the policy process, and how policies shape people and place. It introduces students to transdisciplinary conversations involving geographers, anthropologists, sociologists and urbanists.
Subject: Geography
No pre-requisites or restrictions