Bachelor in Geography

Bachelor's degree in Levanger (seminar based)

Are you interested in nature and society, and sustainable solutions? Then studying geography might be something for you! Complex social challenges require interdisciplinary solutions. You will build expertise to work on exciting topics such as sustainable urban planning, public health, tourism, community planning and security, teaching and digital maps (GIS). Geography is a subject that includes many things that are in demand regarding the ‘green shift’. As a geographer, you can specialise in areas such as economic geography with an emphasis on business development, environmental geography with a focus on renewable energy sources, tourism and experience industries, urban planning with green structure.

Programme description

Are you interested in nature and society, and sustainable solutions? Then studying geography might be something for you! Complex social challenges require interdisciplinary solutions. You will build expertise to work on exciting topics such as sustainable urban planning, public health, tourism, community planning and security, teaching and digital maps (GIS). Geography is a subject that includes many things that are in demand regarding the ‘green shift’. As a geographer, you can specialise in areas such as economic geography with an emphasis on business development, environmental geography with a focus on renewable energy sources, tourism and experience industries, urban planning with green structure.

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Admission requirements

Applicants must fulfil the requirements for Norwegian General Study competence as well as language proficiency requirements in Norwegian and English language.

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Job opportunities

A degree in Geography can lead to a wide range of career opportunities. Geographers work in the private and public sector, and are often hired for positions that require planning and management skills, as well as good knowledge of maps and practical skill required to apply Geographic information system software. The degree also qualifies for teaching geography and social sciences in high school.

Study abroad

The program facilitates exchanges in the 4th semester (spring semester) in the 2nd year of study. Nord University has several current partner institutions that can offer compatible topics and which could be incorporated in the 4th semester curriculum. Students who are interested in going abroad can contact their study adviser and or the international coordinator at the Faculty of Social Sciences.

Application deadline and admission

Application deadline No international admission
ECTS Credits 180
Study level Bachelor
Scope Full time
Teaching language Norwegian
Police certificate of conduct No
Campus Levanger

Application deadline and admission

Application deadline No international admission

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