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Directed Studies

GEOG300/335/350/351 Directed Studies in Geography and Sustainable Communities

Directed studies consists of directed reading, field and laboratory work (as required) and writing, leading to the production of a major research essay/project report or reports in a field selected by the student and approved by the Supervisor.

Entry Criteria

Entry is dependent on students finding a staff member to supervise their directed studies project. Students should not assume supervisor availability and must submit a proposal outlining their research interests and reason for study.

Students must have minimum Weighted Average Mark (WAM) of 75 in at least 12cp of GEOG 200-level subjects. Students who do not meet the minimum WAM requirement may still be accepted at the discretion of the subject coordinator.

Application Process

Submit a Directed Studies Application Form (DOCX) and an Add Subjects – Faculty Approval (PDF) to

More Information

For more information on directed studies please contact Dr Christine Eriksen.

Autumn 2018 Projects (applications now closed)

'Sustainability at the School of Geography and Sustainable Communities’ - conduct research to establish the context and set targets for supporting environmentally sustainability work practices for the research, teaching and administrative operations of the School. This project will directly inform the development of a Sustainability Statement for the School. Contact A/Professor Michael Adams.

Last reviewed: 12 March, 2018