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This unit, delivered online by Open Universities Australia and Curtin University, provides a fascinating insight into a range of topics within the field of Human Geography.
You will learn about different types of migration, and the reasons that often lead to either forced or voluntary migration. You will also learn about the development of economies, and the recent changes in economic activity. In doing so, you will gain insight into the challenges and benefits associated with urbanisation. Learn more about the complex and intricate relationships between humans, resource use, and the environment from which we take valuable raw materials.
Other areas of demographics, such as population growth and fertility and mortality rates, will also be explored in depth. You will complete this unit with a sound understanding of cultural geography, particularly with regard to the spatial patterns of cultural differentiation found across our planet.
There are no prerequisites for this unit; anyone can apply.
In this Human Geography unit, the topics you will study include:
This unit is a core requirement in the following course:
Content may also be relevant to other courses, and could qualify you for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) for a course offered by another institution.
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This unit will provide you with a range of useful knowledge, as well as a selection of transferrable skills. It is likely that you will find these skills particularly valuable if you pursue a career in teaching – you will be expected to reflect on personal preconceived ideas in relation to both learning and teaching during this unit. You will be expected to evaluate general and specific courses of study curriculum documents, and to adapt curricula to meet the unique needs of specific learners. You will also gain an understanding of how technology can be used in teaching at various levels.
You will also develop your critical thinking skills, along with your written communication skills. Your essay and report will be expected to be completed in a coherent manner – your arguments should be concise, with careful selection of language.
If you are an Australian citizen, you may be eligible to receive a government FEE-HELP loan, meaning you can defer payment of your fees.
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This course can be paid for through the FEE-HELP government loan scheme. If you are an Australian citizen or hold a permanent humanitarian visa, this means you don’t need to pay upfront.
Instead, the Australian government will pay your course fees on your behalf. You’ll begin repaying your loan through the tax system once you start earning more than the minimum threshold of $54,869 (2016-17 income year).Find out more about government study loans here.
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