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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 t… Read more

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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University Centre of the Westfjords
Ísafjörður, Iceland

The course in Geographical Information Systems provides an introduction to the concepts, principles, approaches, and issues associated with Geographical Information Systems, i ... +

The course in Geographical Information Systems provides an introduction to the concepts, principles, approaches, and issues associated with Geographical Information Systems, including community-based mapping. No previous exposure to GIS is necessary. The course will provide the student with an understanding of the basic concepts of GIS and the role of GIS as a tool in coastal zone management. It will provide students with an understanding of the techniques of GIS data and spatial analysis. The course involves lectures as well as a laboratory component with an emphasis on practical experience using GIS software. -
Courses
Full-time
3 weeks
English
Campus
 
IES Abroad
London, United Kingdom

Queen Mary, University of London (QMUL) offers you the best of two worlds: the bustling city of London and a self-contained, thriving campus. Located in the diverse East End, ... +

Queen Mary, University of London (QMUL) offers you the best of two worlds: the bustling city of London and a self-contained, thriving campus. Located in the diverse East End, QMUL maintains its own identity and community, and yet its students are never more than a convenient Tube ride to the center of London. -
Courses
Full-time
English
Campus
 
Universitas Padjadjaran
Bandung, Indonesia

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 ... +

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. -
Courses
Full-time
English
Campus
 

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Universidad Católica del Norte
Antofagasta Region, Chile

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 aca ... +

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. AIChile Team will introduce historical and archaeological sites, natural attractions such as Paranal Observatory, Geological Museums, Huanchaca Ruins, the sculpture ‘Mano del Desierto’ among other places, in San Pedro de Atacama you can visit The famous and mitic Moon Valley, Lascar Volcano, Geysers. Our programs are open to any who is interested, students, companies or simply groups of friends who want to acquire this type of experience as a personal goal. Guided tours, accommodation, meals, support material and more are included in these two wonderful weeks. -
Courses
Full-time
15 - 30 days
English, Spanish
Campus
 
UK Open College
UK Online, United Kingdom

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 ... +

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. -
Courses
Part-time
300 hours
English
Online
 
Mountain Empire Community College
Big Stone Gap, USA

Classes offered in the Geographic Information Systems (GIS) program will provide a hands-on approach to education that will prepare you to work with GIS in the field. The prog ... +

Classes offered in the Geographic Information Systems (GIS) program will provide a hands-on approach to education that will prepare you to work with GIS in the field. The program will prepare you to address advanced topics in problem-solving, decision-making, modeling, programming, and data management, using 2D and 3D data. -
Courses
English
Sep 2021
Campus
 
Klamath Community College
Klamath Falls, USA

Introduces students to the geographical study of earth’s physical landscape and process. Topics include the biosphere, geosphere, atmosphere, and human-environment interaction ... +

Introduces students to the geographical study of earth’s physical landscape and process. Topics include the biosphere, geosphere, atmosphere, and human-environment interactions. Concepts are applied to a variety of regions including Oregon and the Klamath Basin. Recommended: WRI 121 placement. -
Courses
English
Sep 2021
 
Metropolitan Community College
Kansas City, USA

Geologists study the earth to better understand its history, composition and structure. Within the geology field, there are different areas of focus - mineralogists who study ... +

Geologists study the earth to better understand its history, composition and structure. Within the geology field, there are different areas of focus - mineralogists who study rocks, minerals and stones; paleontologists who determine what the earth was like during prehistoric times; and ecologists who strive to protect the environment are just a few. -
Courses
English
Sep 2021
 
Nebraska Indian Community College
Macy, USA

An introduction to the cultural and natural regions of the Earth. How humans have affected the planet and how the environment affects human society. This course explores how a ... +

An introduction to the cultural and natural regions of the Earth. How humans have affected the planet and how the environment affects human society. This course explores how a people's geographical background affects their culture. -
Courses
English
Sep 2021
 
Churchill College
Cambridge, United Kingdom

All societies rely on their relationships with each other and on the physical environment. Increasingly these are fragile interdependencies presenting intellectual and practic ... +

All societies rely on their relationships with each other and on the physical environment. Increasingly these are fragile interdependencies presenting intellectual and practical challenges of the highest priority which are central to the problems of modern Geography. -
Courses
English
Aug 2021
 
High Mountain Institute
Leadville, USA

Spend a semester rock climbing and travelling through the Colorado Rocky Mountains, Greater Canyonlands of Utah, and breathtaking Patagonia.

Spend a semester rock climbing and travelling through the Colorado Rocky Mountains, Greater Canyonlands of Utah, and breathtaking Patagonia. -
Courses
Full-time
English
Sep 2021
Campus
 
University Centre of the Westfjords
Ísafjörður, Iceland

The course Introduction to Regional Geography introduces geographical perspectives on regional development and rural communities. Emphasis is put on the relationship between h ... +

The course Introduction to Regional Geography introduces geographical perspectives on regional development and rural communities. Emphasis is put on the relationship between humans and nature, and the role of natural resources in regional development. Particular attention is paid to aspects of transportation and infrastructure in remote and coastal communities. -
Courses
Full-time
3 weeks
English
Aug 2021
Campus
 
University Centre of the Westfjords
Ísafjörður, Iceland

The course is an in-depth analysis of the Marine Spatial Planning (MSP) process, illustrating the variety of outcomes possible, exploring specific tools and techniques, and re ... +

The course is an in-depth analysis of the Marine Spatial Planning (MSP) process, illustrating the variety of outcomes possible, exploring specific tools and techniques, and relating the theory of MSP to practice by way of examining specific case studies worldwide. The challenges, lessons learned, and future opportunities for MSP will also be explored from an applied perspective. -
Courses
Full-time
2 weeks
English
Campus
 

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