Population Geographies

University of the Western Cape

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Population Geographies

  • Host University

    University of the Western Cape

  • Location

    Cape Town, South Africa

  • Area of Study

    Geography

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations

    Lower

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    Hours & Credits

  • Host University Units

    10
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    3
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    4.5
  • Overview

    Main Outcomes
    At the end of this module students should be able to:
    Discuss the principle population processes of fertility, mortality and migration
    Apply different theories of population change
    Explain the social, economic and environmental impacts of population change
    Demography and demographic characteristics
    Population processes in context: fertility, mortality and migration
    Global trends in population change
    Theories and analysis of population change
    Population impacts

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.