Normal Entry
Passes with credit in at least five Ordinary Level subjects including English,     Mathematics and any Science subject.
Should have obtained a Pass in ‘A’ Level Geography and any other ‘A’  level subject or their recognised equivalents.

Special Entry
Under special conditions, a candidate holding other relevant qualifications would    also be considered eligible for entry into the programme.

Duration

-Four (4) years Conventional

-Three (3) years Block Release

Modules to be Offered:
Not all modules will be on offer every semester.
Part I
Students shall be required to study fourteen (14) compulsory modules including one University-wide module and two University-wide modules from the School of Cultural Heritage Studies.

 

Semester I

HGGES101        Weather and Climate
HGGES102        Techniques in Geography and Environmental Science
HGGES103        Introduction to Environmental ScienceHGGES108        Principles of Hydrology
HGGES111        Introduction to Computers and Computer Applications
HCSC101          Communication Skills
BHS110            Introduction to Zimbabwean Cultures and Heritage

 

Semester II
HGGES104        Introduction to Medical Geography
HGGES105        Population Geography
HGGES106        Settlement Geography
HGGES107        Principles of Geomorphology
HGGES109        Fundamentals of Social and Economic Geography
HGGES110        Introduction to Geographic Information Systems and Remote Sensing
BAC101            African Philosophy and Thought

 

Part II
Students are required to study 6 modules in each of the two semesters.

 

Semester I
Core
HGGES207        Environmental Policy and Management
HGGES212        Research Methods in Geography and Environmental Science
HGGES213        Statistical Methods in Geography and Environmental Science
HGGES221        Geographic Information Systems and Remote Sensing
Students should choose two (2) modules from the following options:

 

Options:
HGGES204        Population and Sustainable Development
HGGES205        Cultural Geography
HGGES209        Transport Geography
HGGES210        Political Geography
HGGES211        Rural Development Geography
HGGES215        Ecosystems
HGGES218        Geography of Zimbabwe

 

Semester II

Core:
HGGES 201        Environmental Education
HGGES 202        Geographic Thought
HGGES 208        Resource Management
HGGES 214        Hydrology
Students should choose 2 modules from the following options:

 

Options
HGGES203        Meteorology and Climatology
HGGES206        Soil Geography
HGGES216        Geography of Tourism and Recreation
HGGES217        Mining and the Environment
HGGES219        Geography of Central and Southern Africa

HGGES220        Environmental Health and Safety
HGGES222        Research Essay

 

Part III
•    Students shall go for Work Related Learning.
•    Block Release students shall be exempted from Work Related Learning.
HGGES301        Employer’s Assessment
HGGES302        Academic Supervisor’s Assessment
HGGES303        Student’s Report

 

Part IV
Students are required to study 6 modules in each of the two semesters.

 

Semester I
Core:
HGGES402        Geography of Sub-Saharan Africa
HGGES405        Natural Hazards and Disaster Management
HGGES408        Water Resources Management
HGGES412        Biogeography
Students should choose two (2) modules from the following options:
Options:
HGGES403        Agriculture and the Environment
HGGES413        Applied Geographic Information Systems
HGGES418        Geography of Monstrosity

HGGES419        Industrial Geography
HGGES420        Energy and the Environment
HGGES421        Tropical Geomorphology

 

Semester II
Core:
HGGES401        Environmental Pollution
HGGES404        Spatial Analysis
HGGES410        Environmental Impact Assessment
HGGES460        Research Project

 

Students should choose two (2) modules from the following options:

 

Options:
HGGES406        Urban Geography
HGGES407        Medical Geography
HGGES409        Applied Geomorphology
HGGES414        Applied Remote Sensing
HGGES415        Gender and Development
HGGES416        Rangeland Management
HGGES417        Climate Change

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