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Overview

Program description:
The study program offers complete education in geography, with special directions in Landscape and environmental studies, Regional and settlement development and also in Tourism. All three directions are supported by a strong GIS basis. The program provides a general bachelor level education in geography. It includes introductory modules to Nature and social sciences, to Geology and to Geography. The core of the program is based on the fundamental issues of including topics in Physical, Human and Regional geography. Advanced courses can be chosen from the topics offered for the special directions. Beside the compulsory courses students have to choose optional courses to help them in their specialization. The courses usually consist of two parts: a lecture and a problem solving seminar, each worth 1 to 4 credits, depending on the nature of the topic.


Entrance exam:
Yes

Type of entrance exam:
oral

Entrance exam location:
Electronic

Entrance exam description:
Making a 100-point ranking out of the admission requirements. 50 point could be given for the basic previous academic achievement and the other 50 point could be reached for the oral entrance exam.

Contact:
Ms Erika Szilágyi-Kispap
international coordinator
contact@gamma.ttk.pte.hu

Programme structure

Completion Requirements:
*6 semesters (3 years)
*180 credits
*6 weeks of professional internship (professional practice)
*Thesis defense and final exam

Modules:

1st year
Introduction to Physics
Introduction to Geology
Introduction to GIS 1.
Astronomical Geography and cartography
Geomorphology
Population, Place, and Identity

2nd year
Geomathematics and Geostatistics
Hydrogeography
Biogeography
Introduction to Pedology
Urban & Economic Geography

3rd year
Human Geography of Europe
Physical Geography of Europe
Human Geography of Hungary
Physical Geography of the Carpathian Basin
Degree works /Thesis writing



The minimum amount of credits to be collected in every semester is 18.

Career opportunities

Destinations of recent graduates of the Geography and Earth Sciences programs include:

Regional planner at local governments – in the field of regional planner
Project manager – in the field of regional planner
Proposal writer –in the field of regional planner
Ranger at National Parks- in the field of Environmental protection
Hydrologist (Hungarian Water Directorates- in the field of Environmental protection
Waste management expert – in the field of Environmental protection
Urban developer in the field of urban development and property management
Urban planner the field of Urban development and property management
Property manager the field of Urban development and property management
Public utility companies, department of the land register in the field of Geoinformatics
GIS expert (Paks Nuclear Power Plant, Z-GIS at University of Salzburg) in the field of Geoinformatics
Touristic manager in the field of Tourism
Guide in the field of Tourism

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Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States

Not available for applying at the moment

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States

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