Welcome to: SGEA23 Human Geography: Level 2, 30 credits

In Human Geography: Level 2, you are given the opportunity to deepen your knowledge in regional development, social urban geography, GIS and valuable qualitative and quantitative research methods. The course is divided into four modules.


The Region as an arena in economic development (7.5 credits)
During the first module, the region is studied and analysed as an arena of economic development, as well as an arena for everyday activities of businesses and people.

The social geography of the City (7.5 credits)
The second module focuses on the contemporary urban geographical debate and deals with phenomena such as gentrification, segregation, social polarisation and social exclusion.

The Society and planning (7.5 credits)
The third module is a course in research methods and gives basic knowledge in quantitative and qualitative methods, as well as Geographic Information Systems (GIS). This knowledge is then applied in a final project, focusing on urban and regional planning.

Degree project (7.5 credits)
The purpose of the forth module is for you as a student to combine previous course content within an essay. The module serves as an important preparation for your upcoming bachelor thesis.

The course is offered both within spring and autumn terms of the academic year. The language of instruction is English.



Skills and knowledge in Human Geography are becoming increasingly important in the labour market. For instance, human geographers possess valuable and combined skills in theory, as well as in applicable methods of Geographic Information Systems (GIS).

Education and knowledge in Human Geography are fundamental to several professional specializations, including urban planners, business developers, business analysts, GIS experts, infrastructure strategists, teachers, researchers and investigators/managers in the private and public sectors.


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