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Our exciting range of undergraduate courses include:

Undergraduate Programme - Geography Stream:

1st year    Geography courses: GES 111 Introduction to Human Geography • GES 121 Introduction to Physical                          Geography.

2nd year   Geography courses:
 GES 225 Space, Place and Mobility in Southern Africa  GES 226 Environmental processes and landscapes in Southern Africa

3rd year   Geography courses: GES 311 Contemporary Environmental Issues • GES 321 Problematising the City in Africa • GES 322 Coastal Environments • GES 323 Geographical Information Systems • GES 328 Political Geography of Land.

Undergraduate Programme -Tourism Stream:

1st year   Tourism courses: all students wishing to major in tourism take the GES 111 and GES 121 courses.

2nd year  Tourism courses:  TOU 223 Introduction to Tourism and Economic Development TOU 224 Tourism, Culture and the Environment

3rd year   Tourism courses: TOU 311 Tourism Planning • TOU 322 Analytical Techniques for Tourism • TOU 321                   Tourism Marketing • TOU 341 Contemporary Issues and Debates in Global Niche Tourism.


 Postgraduate Programme 

In our one year Honours programme, students are introduced to graduate study, completing 3 taught modules and a research project.​ 

Modules include
GES 711   History and Philosophy of Geography Research Methods

    GES 731   Environmental Management

    GES 732   African Urbanism

    GES 738   Geographical Information Systems

    GES 740   Critical Geographies of Nature and Land

    TOU 741   Advanced Tourism and Development

    TOU 742   Theoretical Perspectives on Tourism

    GES701    Research Project (compulsory)



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