GEO121

Geography 121 - Te Mātai Matawhenua 121

Course Description

Geography will give students an understanding of the environment as the home of the people and introduces the basics of both physical geography and human geography. Topics include environmental impacts of tourism in Malaysia and Thailand, an investigation into the impacts of the world’s fertility rate, geographic research, analysis of an environment shaped by an extreme natural event e.g. Christchurch 2011 earthquake, and geographic skills such as mapping and graphing. 

This course is semester based and students can choose to take one or both semesters of the course.

Pathway

Credit Information

Total Credits Available: 8 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 4 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 4 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91008 v3
NZQA Info
Geography 1.2 - Demonstrate geographic understanding of population concepts
4
4
4
Level: 1
Internal or External: External
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91011 v3
NZQA Info
Geography 1.5 - Conduct geographic research, with direction
Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: Y
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 8
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 8
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Total Numeracy Credits: 4