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Through the completion of a course, students gain knowledge that can take them to the next level in their education. Whether the course is live or online, it offers the opportunity for advancing knowledge to prepare for additional academic or career challenges.

What is a course in geographic sciences? In general, geographic science uses technology and data to analyze geographic information. This type of course may explore different topics in geoscience and natural resource preservation. Students usually study some sociological aspects, such as agricultural and industrial systems or leisure and tourism, but the natural environment is the star of the syllabus. Topics discussed can include weather patterns, environmental concerns, land formation, energy and water resources and plate tectonics.

The ability to think critically about complicated matters is a natural byproduct of a course in geographic sciences, and it is useful for solving problems. Effective scientific techniques can help students procure research grants, and proficiency with tools to observe and analyze natural resources can make them more marketable in potentially lucrative careers.

The cost of a course in geographic sciences changes from school to school and from country to country. How long the course lasts is also a factor. Students should be aware of the charges for the course before they select it.

Students of geographical science are present in many different industries. They may become construction managers or project leaders. Some may be fascinated by the idea of becoming land surveyors. Many meteorologists got their start studying geography. Students can pursue positions such as conservation specialist or ecological activist. If they want to be out in nature more often, they may opt to become park rangers or conservation researchers.

The flexibility and convenience of online courses are attractive to many students. Chances are that the school you choose has both traditional and online learning opportunities. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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7 Results in Geographic Sciences

UK Open College

The Cambridge IGCSE Geography course, along with being interesting and worthwhile in itself, is designed to allow you to develop skills and knowledge that will be transfe ... [+]

The Cambridge IGCSE Geography course, along with being interesting and worthwhile in itself, is designed to allow you to develop skills and knowledge that will be transferable beyond the confines of the course. Geography is also an important subject to study as it will increase your knowledge of the wider world.

Through this course, students will develop a sense of place by looking at the world around them on a local, regional and global scale. Learners will examine a range of natural and man-made environments, and study some of the processes that affected their development. They will also look at the ways people interact with their environment, and the opportunities and challenges their environment can present, thereby gaining a deeper insight into the different communities and cultures that exist around the world.... [-]

United Kingdom UK Online
Open Enrollment
Part-time
300 hours
Online
Fleming College

This is the only Resources Drilling and Blasting program available in Canada. ... [+]

The fact is that our School offers the only college program in Canada providing training in Drilling and Blasting - and we are the only program in the world offering training in so many of the different types of drilling. Add to that the numerous sectors that rely on drilling and blasting skills, and this program opens doors to huge opportunities, many employers, and options to choose which field of drilling you will focus on. Our grads are in high demand. Every year, national and international employers recruit at our on-campus job fairs, and many of our students have employment offers before they graduate.

Currently, these fields offer employment opportunities for drilling and blasting careers:... [-]

Canada Lindsay Peterborough Minden Cobourg  + 1 More
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Full-time
2 years
Campus
Fleming College

Graduates of our Earth Resources Technician program are often the employees of choice for major companies in the growing and wide-ranging earth resources and geotechnical ... [+]

Graduates of our Earth Resources Technician program are often the employees of choice for major companies in the growing and wide-ranging earth resources and geotechnical sector.

Program Highlights

As an Earth Resources Technician, you can expect to be in demand. Career opportunities are diverse, ranging from the analysis of soil and rock, to groundwater assessment, from mineral exploration, to civil engineering and environmental consulting.

The mandatory, 6 month paid co-op work term gives you the opportunity to earn while you learn, and make valuable connections within the industry. Note that students are not placed in jobs. The College supports a process with industry contacts to assist students to be successful in gaining co-op employment in applied geology.... [-]

Canada Lindsay Peterborough Minden Cobourg  + 1 More
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2 years
Campus
Tyumen State Oil and Gas University

“Basics of general geology” – gives the participants an idea about the structure of the Earth, geological processes going ... [+]

Summer/Winter school “Meet: petroleum geoscience”

Format:

Theoretical and practical classes using the resources of big Tyumen oil and gas research centers.

Program:

First module

“Basics of general geology” – gives the participants an idea about the structure of the Earth, geological processes going on beneath and above its surface; about the processes leading to the formation of the mineral deposits of the various types; about the search and exploration methods.

Second module

“Basics of oil and gas field development” – gives the participants an idea and characteristics of general definition of the discipline: oil and gas reservoir, oil and gas field, characteristics of the wells categories, oil and gas resources and reserves. The module makes participant familiar with the systems of oilfields development, and with production intensification methods.... [-]

Russia Tyumen
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Full-time
1 - 2 weeks
Campus
Universitas Padjadjaran

Universitas Padjadjaran would like to invite you to our Summer Program in Bandung, Indonesia. This program is one of our projects to show our international links in a com ... [+]

Universitas Padjadjaran's Summer Program

Universitas Padjadjaran would like to invite you to our Summer Program in Bandung, Indonesia. This program is one of our projects to show our international links in a compact 7-days program conducted in English language on the campus. We offer an exciting Summer Program which includes sport, cultural, and social activities such as traditional dance and music instrument lesson, Indonesian language lesson, Bandung historical walk, hiking, and many more. We also offer academic program which you can choose what might you interest in; 1. Mathematics and Natural Science: "Super Camp on Material Science" 2. Geology: "Geology on Volcanic Environment in West Java" 3. Pharmacy: "Indonesian Medicinal Plant" 4. Economics and Business: "Creative Industries" At the end of the program you will get the opportunity to join our post tour, to the Indonesian Island of the Gods, most well known as Bali where you will have a sightseeing and free time program to enjoy this beautiful part of Indonesia.... [-]

Indonesia Bandung
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Full-time
1 week
Campus
IES Abroad

This is your chance to live and learn alongside students from the UK and around the world by directly enrolling in a London university. With seven prestigious institution ... [+]

Overview

There is something irresistible about London. Maybe it’s the sights like Big Ben or the Tower Bridge that already feel familiar. Or the international character that is evident in every neighborhood, where people of different cultural, ethnic, and socio-economic backgrounds live and work together. Whatever it is that has drawn you to London, don’t look back now—London awaits!

This is your chance to live and learn alongside students from the UK and around the world by directly enrolling in a London university. With seven prestigious institutions to choose from, you’ll find a partner school and program that matches your needs.

IES Abroad London is dedicated to enhancing your study abroad experience with superior student services and opportunities to fully experience life in London. Our staff in London will help you make the most of your experience abroad.... [-]

United Kingdom London
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Full-time
1 - 2 semesters
Campus
Universidad Católica del Norte

A significant learning experience in the Atacama Desert, the driest desert in the world. The programs are designed to provide a comprehensive experience, including qualit ... [+]

Spanish, Astronomy, Geology and Mining Economy in the North of Chile

Atacama Immersion Chile By Universidad Católica del Norte

Immerse yourself in the driest desert on the planet to experience an amazing learning and travel adventure, through our programs aimed at students or amateurs who want to learn more about Astronomy, Archaeology, Geology among other sciences.

Place: Antofagasta Region, north of Chile Beginning date: Every month Duration: 15 days or 30 days Credits: if required Description

A significant learning experience in the Atacama Desert, the driest desert in the world. The programs are designed to provide a comprehensive experience, including quality academic learning, activities in the field inserted in the midst of desert landscapes, where visitors can enjoy, share and exchange experiences.... [-]

Chile Antofagasta Region
Open Enrollment
Full-time
15 - 30 days
Campus