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Geography, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #501 (WUR) Moscow, ID, United States
Graduates of this Geography program from University of Idaho are prepared to apply their geographic knowledge and technical skills to address problems related to global climate change, regional planning and development, natural resources and much more.
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Overview

How do changes in the physical landscape affect society, the environment, political and economic systems, and other important issues facing our world?

As a geography student, you will gain knowledge in digital mapping, statistics and field methods to help answer that question. You will study human-environment interactions and learn geospatial technologies like Geographic Information Systems (GIS), cartography, remote sensing and computational analysis.

This Geography program from University of Idaho could be a good fit if you:

  • Have a genuine curiosity about the world
  • Enjoy both the hard sciences and social sciences
  • Like to learn about different places and cultures
  • Like working with technology
  • Are a problem solver and analytical thinker

Career Outcomes

With this degree, you could become a/an:

  • Geographic information systems (GIS) analyst
  • Urban planner
  • Remote sensing analyst
  • Community planner
  • Transportation planner
  • Site selection analyst
  • Land and water manager
  • Hazard mitigation analyst
  • Climate adaptation specialist
  • Professor
  • Teacher
  • Survey or mapping technician
  • Cartographer

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Business Writing
  • Technical Writing
  • Physical Geography
  • Physical Geography Lab
  • Human Geography
  • World Regional Geography
  • Global Climate Change
  • GIS Primer
  • Cartographic Design & Geovisualization

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    70

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 2.5

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 2.5 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • Undergraduate applicants who have no previous work at the post-secondary level must have at least a 2.5 grade point average (on a 4.0 scale) from a secondary school. Students must also meet the criteria for admission to university level study in their home country.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    27540 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 27540 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    8304 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8304 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Moscow

  • 750 - 1100 USD/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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