Study plan Bachelor's Degree in Geography, Environmental Management and Spatial Planning

Basic skills

  • Students must have and understand knowledge of an area of study built on the basis of general secondary education, and while it relies on some advanced textbooks it also includes some aspects coming from the forefront of its field of study.
  • Students must be capable of applying their knowledge to their work or vocation in a professional way and they should have building arguments and problem resolution skills within their area of study.
  • Students must be capable of collecting and interpreting relevant data (usually within their area of study) in order to make statements that reflect social, scientific or ethical relevant issues.
  • Students must be capable of communicating information, ideas, problems and solutions to both specialised and non-specialised audiences.
  • Students must develop the necessary learning skills to undertake further training with a high degree of autonomy.

Specific skills

  • Critically analyse the relationship between society and the region applying the conceptual and theoretical framework of geography.
  • Integrate the different social and environmental disciplines with a view to describing and interpreting the spatial dynamics linked to social, economic and environmental change.
  • Draw up action and intervention plans in the territory which respond to sociodemographic and environmental problems.
  • Systematically analyse and interpret environmental, demographic, urban and landscape elements.
  • Analyse and understand geographical dynamics (sociodemographics, geo-economics and environmental) on different territorial scales.
  • Introduce theoretical and applied aspects of the main regional, environmental and urban policies in professional practice.
  • Explain and represent territorial processes using statistical techniques, and graphic, cartographic and geographical information representations.
  • Apply methods and techniques of quantitative, qualitative and field work analysis in the interpretation of territorial and environmental processes.
  • Design and manage regional, environmental and urban planning instruments.
  • Apply tools for the management of regions, the environment and urban policies in regional and environmental planning.
  • Apply the basic regional, environmental and urban legal regulations for regional and environmental planning.

Transversal skills

  • Use the scientific and professional language of the social sciences.
  • Demonstrate skills of self-analysis and self-criticism
  • Work cooperatively in multidisciplinary teams.
  • Generate innovative and competitive proposals in professional activity.
  • Combine distinct techniques and methods of representation and spatial analysis in elaborating materials for transmitting results.