Upon completion of a bachelor degree with a major in geography, graduates will be able to:
- Demonstrate a coherent geographical understanding of trends, processes and impacts that shape Australian and other environments and/or societies at different spatial and temporal scales.
- Demonstrate an understanding of Geography as an academic discipline, including awareness of its concepts, history and principal subfields, whilst acknowledging the contested, provisional and situated nature of geographical understanding.
- Apply geographical thought creatively, critically and appropriately to specific spaces, places and/or environments.
- Recognise, evaluate and synthesise various views, arguments and sources of knowledge pertinent to solving environmental and social problems.
Investigating and problem solving
- Resolve geographical questions by ethical means, applying evidence-based knowledge and appropriate research techniques, including those associated with field work.
- Communicate geographical perspectives and knowledge effectively to specialist and non-specialist audiences using appropriately selected written, oral and visual means.
Self-directing and collaborating
- Contribute effectively as a member or leader of diverse teams working in geographical or multidisciplinary contexts.
- Reflect on and direct their intellectual and professional development as geographers.
Hay, I. (2010). Geography learning and teaching academic standards statement. Australian Learning and Teaching Council. Retrieved on 23rd April 2015