Geography

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The study programme Geography (undergraduate programme) is a three-year study programme, which offers students the possibility to acquire basic skills from the fields of physical, social and regional geography. With compulsory geography subjects, which also include 4 field seminars, students can obtain 122 credit points, while with the elective subjects “Studium Generale” (these are subjects the students can choose from all the accredited study programmes of the UP FHŠ within the programme for the 1st year of studies), the students can obtain 18 credit points. With the internal or external-elective subjects, 12 to 24 credit points can be obtained. practical training part of the programme, which takes place in the 3rd year, is worth 3 credit points, while the final thesis is worth 3 credit points.


Structure of the programme according to individual study years

Year of Studies

Types of Study Units

Number of Study Units

Number of Credit Points (ECTS)

By Study Units

Total

1st

Compulsory Subjects

7

42

60

Elective Subjects “Studium Generale”

3

18

2nd

Compulsory Subjects

6

36

60

Two field seminars

2

6

Internal Elective Subjects

1 to 2

6 to 12

External Elective Subjects

1 to 2

6 to 12

3rd

Compulsory Subjects

5

30

60

Two field seminars

2

6

Internal Elective Subjects

1 to 2

6 to 12

External Elective Subjects

1 to 2

6 to 12

Practical Training

1

3

Final Thesis

1

3

Total

 

33

180

180


Programme Structuretop

1st year

  • Modern English 1 • 6 ECTS
  • Quantitative Methods in Geography and Introduction to GIS • 6 ECTS
  • Introduction to Human Geography • 6 ECTS
  • Introduction to Physical Geography • 6 ECTS
  • World Regional Geography • 6 ECTS
  • Methodology of Geographical Research • 6 ECTS
  • General Geography of Slovenia • 6 ECTS
  • Three elective subjects “Studium Generale” • 6 ECTS

2nd year

  • Modern English 2 • 6 ECTS
  • Geomorphology and Climatogeography • 6 ECTS
  • Geography of Settlement and Population • 6 ECTS
  • Landscape and Human Ecology • 6 ECTS
  • GIS and Thematic Cartography • 6 ECTS
  • Regional Geography of Europe – Selected Topics • 6 ECTS
  • Slovenia and its Bordering Areas – Field Seminar • 3 ECTS
  • Southeastern Europe – Field Seminar • 3 ECTS
  • One to two elective subjects from the Geography programme • 6–12 ECTS
  • One to two elective subjects from other programmes • 6–12 ECTS

3rd year

  • Hydrogeography and Geography of the Seas • 6 ECTS
  • Economic and Social Geography • 6 ECTS
  • Regional Planning • 6 ECTS
  • Regional Geography of Slovenia • 6 ECTS
  • Statistical Methods in GIS • 6 ECTS
  • Central and Western Europe – Field Seminar • 3 ECTS
  • Istria – Field Seminar • 3 ECTS
  • Practical Training • 3 ECTS
  • Final Essay • 3 ECTS
  • One to two elective subjects from the Geography programme • 6–12 ECTS
  • One to two elective subjects from other disciplines • 6–12 ECTS

Elective Courses

  • Biogeography
  • Geology of the Karst, Karstic Caves and Waters
  • Geography of Natural Disasters
  • Applicable Social Geography
  • Natural and Social Resources in Tourism
  • Applied Geography in Regional Development