Geography


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Top 200 in the world for Geography (QS World University Rankings by Subject, 2021)

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Top 200 in the world for Geography (QS World University Rankings by Subject, 2021)

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This prospectus gives an overview of UC as a world-class university, student life, and available study options for international students.

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Overview

Geography is an exciting and distinctive discipline at the interface between Science and Arts. Its focus is on putting various types of knowledge together to find innovative solutions to problems faced by society such as climate change, poverty, sustainability, health, and inequality. We aim to provide courses and learning that will enable you to make a difference in your chosen career path after university.

Studying Geography will allow you to take an informed and analytical view of our changing world, and of your place in it. The relationship between people and their environment is a key geographical theme, as is the way in which this relationship can be made more sustainable for the future.

This puts Geography at the core of many important current debates. For example, geographers are able to examine the issue of climate change holistically by looking at both the physical factors that affect the problem and also the human responses to the challenges created.

Contact us

Te Kura Aronukurangi | School of Earth and Environment

Phone +64 3 369 0655
Email earthandenvironment@canterbury.ac.nz

Location
Level 2, Beatrice Tinsley building – see campus maps

Postal address
Te Rāngai Pūtaiao | College of Science
Te Whare Wānanga o Waitaha | University of Canterbury
Private Bag 4800
Christchurch 8140
New Zealand

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