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 Human Geography
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SchoolUniversity of Alberta
LocationEdmonton, AB, Canada
School TypeUniversity
School SizeFull-time Undergraduate: 27,576
Full-time Graduate: 6,041
DegreeBachelor
Honours
Co-op
Length4 Year(s)
Entry Grade (%)*72%
Prerequisites
  •  Grade12 English 
  •  Grade12 Humanities  or  Grade12 Mathematics  or  Grade12 Science  or  Grade12 International Languages 
  • 3 of  Grade12 Humanities  or  Grade12 International Languages  or  Grade12 Science  or  Grade12 Mathematics 
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Cost

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Scholarships
DescriptionHuman geography is a branch of social science that focuses on the relationships between human societies and the built and natural environments in which they operate. You will have the opportunity to learn about topics of real world concern through supervised research projects, paid work experience, a two-week field school, and activities such as blog entries, posters, and presentations. Your professors have a wide range of interests, such as hazards, housing, and sustainability, and their research takes them to all corners of Canada and beyond.

The Faculty of Arts boasts one of the most diverse Arts programs in Canada, offering top quality educational opportunities that prepare students for successful careers in every sector of society. With over 900 distinct courses in the humanities, social sciences, and fine arts, you will find an academic pathway for you. Your studies will be enhanced by the rich insights that our nationally and internationally recognized faculty members bring to the classroom through unique insights drawn from their research and advancement of human knowledge. Academic excellence, innovative problem-solving, and experiential learning opportunities beyond the classroom, such as Community Service-Learning and Arts Work Experience programs, will give you the tools to thrive in a diverse and increasingly complex workplace.
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