Geography, Development and Environment

University of Cape Town

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Geography, Development and Environment

  • Host University

    University of Cape Town

  • Location

    Cape Town, South Africa

  • Area of Study

    Development Studies, Environmental Studies, Geography

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Prerequisites

    Course entry requirements: Geography at NSC level 4 or GEO1009F (or ERT1000F)

  • Course Level Recommendations

    Lower

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    Hours & Credits

  • Host University Units

    18
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    3
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    4 - 5
  • Overview

    Course outline:
    The course introduces students to development and environment debates in geography, by exploring the geography of third world development, focusing on the historical roots and spatial patterns that underpin development.

Course Disclaimer

Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.