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Major

Geography

Diploma in Arts

Become actively involved in addressing issues like climate change and population growth as you develop your understanding of the relationship between natural systems and social systems.

Roles for graduates include areas like natural resource management, wildlife conservation, ecotourism, transport and planning.

Highlights

1 in Queensland for geography

QS World University Rankings 2020

43 in the world for geography

QS World University Rankings 2020

Career possibilities

Our programs prepare you for your first job and beyond. Here are some of the careers you could be on your way to:

  • Biodiversity project officer
  • Conservation officer
  • Regional development adviser
  • Geography teacher
  • Ecotourism manager
  • Climate change adviser
  • Environmental consultant

How you'll learn

Your learning experiences are designed to best suit the learning outcomes of the courses you choose.

  • Lectures
  • Tutorials
  • Overseas study
  • Laboratory work
  • Fieldwork

What you'll study

At UQ, subjects are called 'courses'. Here's a sample of the courses you could study:

  • Environment & Society
  • Human Settlements
  • Fundamentals of Geographic Information and Technologies
  • Geography of Australia

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