Students who commenced their course before 2012 should consult the rules below.

  • Pre-2012 rules
    • 3. Arts Rules
      • Arts Rules for undergraduate courses
        • 3.2 Bachelor's degrees
          • 3.2.2 Bachelor of Arts pass degree (10110)*
            • Bachelor of Arts majors
              • Geography major

                3.2.2.34(1) The major consists of units to a total value of 48 points comprising—

                (a) both units in Table 3.2.2ah (Geography major core units)—12 points

                and

                (b) units to the value of 36 points from Table 3.2.2ai (Geography major options), which must include units from Group B to the value of at least 18 points.

                (2) Students may substitute for one of the Level 1 units required under (1)(a)—

                (a) a unit of equivalent value from Ancient History, Anthropology, Archaeology, Asian Studies, European Studies, History, or Political Science and International Relations;

                or

                (b) with the permission of the Faculty, a language unit of equivalent value.

                • Table 3.2.2ah—Geography major core units
                  Key to availability of units:
                  S1 = Semester 1; S2 = Semester 2; SS = Summer teaching period;
                  T1 = Trimester 1; T2 = Trimester 2; T3 = Trimester 3;
                  NS = non-standard teaching period; OS = offshore teaching period;
                  N/A = not available in 2019; * = to be advised

                  Note: The unit availability does not form part of the rules and may be subject to change.

                  All units have a value of six points unless otherwise stated.

                  AvailabilityUnit codeUnit name
                  GEOG1101Geographies of Global Cities
                  GEOG1102Globalisation, Environment and Development

                • Table 3.2.2ai—Geography major options
                  Key to availability of units:
                  S1 = Semester 1; S2 = Semester 2; SS = Summer teaching period;
                  T1 = Trimester 1; T2 = Trimester 2; T3 = Trimester 3;
                  NS = non-standard teaching period; OS = offshore teaching period;
                  N/A = not available in 2019; * = to be advised

                  Note: The unit availability does not form part of the rules and may be subject to change.

                  All units have a value of six points unless otherwise stated.

                  Group A
                  AvailabilityUnit codeUnit name
                  S1ENVT2220The Climate System
                  S2ENVT2221Global Climate Change and Biodiversity
                  S2ENVT2251Hydrology and Water Resource Management
                  EART2222Geomorphology and Soils
                  S1, S2GEOG2201Geographic Information Systems
                  S1GEOG2205Geographies of Economic Development
                  S2GEOG2206Population Geography and Planning
                  PLNG2203Environmental Policy and Planning

                  1 Crawley and Albany.

                  Group B
                  AvailabilityUnit codeUnit name
                  EART3338Land Capability Assessment
                  S1GEOG3302Local Places, Global Contexts
                  N/AGEOG3304Environmental Change
                  S1GEOG3305Urban Planning and Design
                  S2GEOG3306Regional Development and Planning
                  GEOG3307Coastal Environments
                  PLNG3301Geographical and Planning Methods