• Skill Obtained

By completing a major in Geography, students will have been exposed to a range of skills that may be grouped into four general categories: 

  1. Discipline-specific skills including familiarity with a range of social survey and interpretive methods; technical and laboratory methods for analysis of spatial and environmental information including geographical information systems (GIS); the finding, analysis, interpretation and presentation of different types of geographical information/data.

  2. Intellectual skills such as critical thinking, reasoning, problem solving, decision making and the integration of knowledge.

  3. Transferable skills such as communication, information retrieval, data analysis/computation and IT.

  4. Personal/social skills such as the ability to work independently and with others, time-management, awareness of responsibilities, motivation and an interest in lifelong learning.