What is Geography?
Geography opens up for you the physical environment and the ways in which people interact with this environment. The purpose of Geography is to develop your understanding of our changing world and its human and physical processes. Opportunities for practical activities, including fieldwork, will be encouraged, so that you can interact with your environment.
Why is Geography important?
Population growth, resource management, hazard management, multiculturalism, industrial growth, economic development and much more. If you study Geography you are learning about issues that affect us and the world on a daily basis. To appreciate its relevance, watch the news and you will realise that nearly every issue is related to Geography in some way.
Geography draws upon social subjects and sciences. Interdisciplinary learning is fundamental to geographical study and encourages links with other subjects. Click on the links below to find out about all of the topics that you will learn about from First to Sixth Year.
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