Geographical Perspectives on Population

Macquarie University

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Geographical Perspectives on Population

  • Host University

    Macquarie University

  • Location

    Sydney, Australia

  • Area of Study

    Environmental Science, Environmental Studies, Geography

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Prerequisites

    DEM127 or ENV118 or ENVG111 or GEOS111 or GEOS114 or GEOS118 or MKTG127

  • Course Level Recommendations


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    Hours & Credits

  • Credit Points

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    3 - 4
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    4 - 6
  • Overview

    This unit provides an introduction to geographical perspectives on population issues and research, focusing on the Asia-Pacific region. Topics studied include historical and contemporary fertility and mortality patterns, migration, urbanisation, ageing, Indigenous populations, population-physical environment interactions, and the politics of population.

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.