Minor Programme in Geography

Students seeking to pursue the study of a minor programme would need to fulfil 15 units of courses specified by the offering department/programme, and note that no registration priority will be given to enrolment in minor courses. Upon completion of the 15 units required for the minor programme, students should apply to the Academic Registry for approval.

The structure of the curriculum is as follows:

I) Elective Courses 15 units
    15 units


I. Elective Courses 15 units
  Five of the following courses: 
  GEOG2005 Cultures, Peoples and Landscapes 3 units
  GEOG2006 Earth Systems: Shaping Landscapes 3 units
  GEOG2007 Introduction to Quantitative Methods in Geography 3 units
  GEOG2015 Maps and Map Making 3 units
  GEOG2016 Earth Systems: Atmosphere and Biosphere 3 units
  GEOG2017 Globalization of Economic Activities 3 units
  GEOG2025 Hong Kong and the Pearl River Delta : A Survey 3 units
  GEOG3006 Regional Geography of China 3 units
  GEOG3007 Energy Problems and the Environment 3 units
  GEOG3015 Geography of Health and the Environment 3 units
  GEOG3016 Geography of Pacific Asia 3 units
  GEOG3017 Global Environmental Issues and Sustainability 3 units
  GEOG3025 Population Geography 3 units
  GEOG3027 Urban Geography 3 units
  GEOG4005 Advanced Climatology 3 units
  GEOG4006 Advanced Quantitative Methods in Geography 3 units
  GEOG4007 Applied Geomorphology 3 units
  GEOG4015 Coastal Environments and Processes 3 units
  GEOG4016 Sustainable Energy and Technological Innovation in China 3 units
  GEOG4017 Geographical Information Systems 3 units
  GEOG4025 Geographical Imaginations 3 units
  GEOG4026 Geography of Economic Development 3 units
  GEOG4027 Geography of Environmental Hazards 3 units
  GEOG4035 Geography of Transportation 3 units
  GEOG4036 Political Geography 3 units
  GEOG4046 Remote Sensing and Image Interpretation 3 units
  GEOG4047 Resource and Environmental Management in China 3 units
  GEOG4055 Rural and Agricultural Development in China 3 units
  GEOG4056 Selected Topics in the Geography of China (Human Geography) 3 units
  GEOG4057 Selected Topics in the Geography of China (Physical and Environmental Geography) 3 units
  GEOG4065 Energy Policy and Analysis 3 units
  GEOG4066 Seminar in Environmental Planning and Management 3 units
  GEOG4075 Seminar in Urban Geography 3 units
  GEOG4076 Urban Cultural Landscape 3 units
  GEOG4077 Urban Development and Planning in Hong Kong 3 units
  GEOG4085 Urban Development in China 3 units
  GEOG4086 Urban Planning 3 units
  GEOG4087 Natural Resource Evaluation and Policy Approaches 3 units
    15 units


Students are required to take at least two Level 2 Elective courses and at least two Level 3/4 Elective courses.

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