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University of Waikato

12 months
Duration
22814 USD/year
5560 USD/year
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About

Geography matters because it is about basic human relationships - between people and the environment, and between people and other people. Ranked among the top geography programmes in the world, the Geography programme at the University of Waikato is the only solely human geography programme in New Zealand.

Overview

We offer papers in environmental planning, and geographic information systems as well as in social and cultural geography. A number of the papers have particular emphasis on M?ori and feminist perspectives, and the social, economic and political processes that produce them. We'll get you to understand and consider solutions for the world's rapid changes caused by development, tourism, globalisation, environmental degradation, population growth and consumption.

Geography at the University of Waikato goes beyond the classroom and opens you up to numerous career opportunities. Upon graduation, our students pursue careers in urban and regional planning, regional economic development, travel and tourism development, environmental consultancy, as well as the property and housing industry and local government.

Career opportunities

  • Cartographer
  • Consultant
  • Environmental Manager
  • Immigration Policy Analyst
  • Researcher
  • Urban or Regional Planner

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Plan Making
  • Professional Planning Skills
  • Plan and Consents
  • Planning Theory
  • Human Dimensions of Environmental Change
  • Automated Spatial Analysis using Geographic Information Systems

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

120 alternative credits

120 - 180

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Birth certificate, passport and permits
  • Evidence of citizenship
  • Evidence of any change of name (if your name is different from that on your birth certificate)
  • A written statement in support of your application, if applicable
  • Evidence of any previous tertiary study
  • Proof that you meet the academic entry requirements (Completed International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma with a minimum of 24 points)
  • A recognised bachelors degree with a B/B+ average, and a B/B+ average in a relevant subject if required. Some faculties/schools require an honours degree (to demonstrate research capacity). Where the above requirements are not met, further study in a lower level programme may be required first.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    22814 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 22814 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    5560 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5560 USD per year during 12 months.
  • Fees (Domestic): $7,705-$8,505 per year
  • Fees (International): $31,615-$35,980 (120 pts) or $47,425-$53,970 (180 pts)

Living costs for Hamilton

1470 - 2020 NZD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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