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Overview

The study program offers complete education in geography, with special directions in Landscape and environmental studies, Regional and settlement development and also in Tourism. All three directions are supported by a strong GIS basis. The program provides a general bachelor level education in geography. It includes introductory modules to Nature and social sciences, to Geology and to Geography. The core of the program is based on the fundamental issues of including topics in Physical, Human and Regional geography. Advanced courses can be chosen from the topics offered for the special directions. Beside the compulsory courses students have to choose optional courses to help them in their specialization. The courses usually consist of two parts: a lecture and a problem solving seminar, each worth 1 to 4 credits, depending on the nature of the topic.

Entrance exam:
Yes

Type of entrance exam:
oral

Entrance exam location:
Electronic

Entrance exam description:
Making a 100-point ranking out of the admission requirements. 50 point could be given for the basic previous academic achievement and the other 50 point could be reached for the oral entrance exam.

Contact:
Mr. Roland Pócza
international coordinator
contact@gamma.ttk.pte.hu

Programme structure

1st semester
Introduction to Human Geography
Historical Geography
Geographical Fundamentals of Environmental Protection
Planetology

2nd semester
Meterology and Climatology
Geomorphology
Population and Settlement Geography
Economic Geography

3rd semester
Pedology and Hydro-geography
Biogeography
Political Geography
Physical Geography of Hungary

4th semester
Physical Geography of Europe
Human Geography of Europe
Regional Policies
Theoretical Basics of Tourism

5th semester
Regional Human Geography of the Continents
Urban Development and Planning
Regional Geography of Tourism
Environmental Issues in Water Management

6th semester
Rural Development
Tourism Marketing
Environmental Impact Assessment
Landscape Ecology
Specializations
Regional and Urban Development
Tourism Geography
Environmental Geography

Career opportunities

Future Job Opportunities:

IGES Geographyer at the University of Pécs have a particularly good track record of securing excellent employment in various businesses, as well as private and public companies, including various water management companies, environmental protection enterprises, national parks, local governments, and in the diverse fields of regional development. The popularity of our students in the job market is partly due to the significant project management skills they develop by undertaking their supported dissertation research.

Also keep in mind that our training focuses on expertise and skills that are adaptable to altered job market demands, with which you may plan your future career in a flexible manner.

Destinations of recent graduates of the Geography and Earth Sciences programs include:

Regional planner at local governments – in the field of regional planner
Project manager – in the field of regional planner
Proposal writer –in the field of regional planner
Ranger at National Parks- in the field of Environmental protection
Hydrologist (Hungarian Water Directorates- in the field of Environmental protection
Waste management expert – in the field of Environmental protection
Urban developer in the field of urban development and property management
Urban planner the field of Urban development and property management
Property manager the field of Urban development and property management
Public utility companies, department of the land register in the field of Geoinformatics
GIS expert (Paks Nuclear Power Plant, Z-GIS at University of Salzburg) in the field of Geoinformatics
Touristic manager in the field of Tourism
Guide in the field of Tourism

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Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States

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Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States