651-2603-00L  Geography. Matters. (University of Zurich)

SemesterAutumn Semester 2023
LecturersUniversity lecturers
Periodicityyearly recurring course
Language of instructionEnglish
CommentNo enrolment to this course at ETH Zurich. Book the corresponding module directly at UZH as an incoming student.
UZH Module Code: GEO410

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651-2603-00 VGeography. Matters. (University of Zurich)
**Kurs an der Universität Zürich**
2 hrsUniversity lecturers

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AbstractThe course aims are twofold. First, students will discuss urgent societal challenges (e.g. biodiversity loss, climate change, migration, urbanization, water scarcity) and outline how Geography as a whole can contribute tackling these challenges. Second, students are encouraged to reflect their individual interdisciplinary curricula.
ObjectiveThe course aims to prepare students for their potentially next career step of entering the job market.
ContentThe thematic bracket opened at the beginning of the curriculum and introducing the interdisciplinary approach of geography will be closed.
Practical guidance is provided allowing students to identify matching job advertisements, to develop and communicate own strengths, and to prepare application documents.

Performance assessment

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Performance assessment as a semester course
ECTS credits4 credits
Typegraded semester performance
Language of examinationEnglish
RepetitionRepetition only possible after re-enrolling for the course unit.
Additional information on mode of examinationRegistration modalities, date and venue of this performance assessment are specified solely by the UZH.

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