Urban Geography pathway

The majority of the world population now live in urban areas. Rapid urbanisation continues to take place in both developed and developing countries. The need to design, build and manage more sustainable, just and resilient cities has become one of the defining challenges of our time.

Subjects in the Urban Geography Pathway explore the governance of cities; their social dynamics and diversity; their changing built and natural environments; and the vulnerabilities and resilience of cities to environmental and social pressures.

Skills associated with this pathway

Graduates of the Urban Geography Pathway will gain skills in spatial analysis, urban policy analysis, social science research methods, critical thinking and writing.

Related careers

Where could this pathway take you? Here is a selection of possible careers.

  • Commercial/residential surveyor
  • Environmental consultant
  • Geographical information systems officer
  • Planning and development surveyor
  • Town planner
  • Nature conservation officer
  • Transport planner

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