Department of Geography, University of Bonn (GIUB) The Bachelor programme conveys theoretical, methotological and application- oriented knowledge at different scales:
- Students gain a broad range of knowledge of the basic principles of human and physical geography.
- The principles and basic knowledge concerning methods in the laboratory and in field-work methods are conveyed. Another focus is put upon methods in cartography, statistics, quantitative and qualitative social research, remote sensing and GIS.
- The Bachelor Programme also focuses on the practical application of the knowledge gained during field trips, field classes and practical field investigations
- Focus in a certain area can be achieved by choosing a continuing master programme in either a physical or human geography field.
The BSc Geography at the University of Bonn is a programme of study offered mostly in German. Some courses are offered in English language.
The focus of the Bachelor programme is to impart analytical and methodological approaches. These are important qualifications for work areas where specific knowledge is not conveyed during studies but during the first phases of occupation (e.g. trainee programmes).
Programme Duration and Scope
The usual duration of the programme is six semesters. The programme is comprised of courses of the major subject geography (150 credit points) and subject-linked optional modules (30 credit points). In the course of the programme, several modules, which often build upon one another, must be completed.
Department of Geography, University of Bonn (GIUB), Germany