NWU Geo and Spatial Sciences Department

By | April 7, 2022

NWU Geo and Spatial Sciences Department

NWU Geo and Spatial Sciences Department – See Details Below:

Welcome to the School of Geo and Spatial Sciences

Geography and Environmental Management is the science where the interaction between mankind and its environment is studied and researched. A relatively new branch of Geography, namely Environmental Management, focuses on the specific analysis of the impact of man on the environment, and how to manage these impacts. Undergraduate training aims to provide a strong theoretical foundation in human and physical geography while postgraduate training focuses on different environmental management approaches and tools.

The School of Geo- and Spatial Sciences has a vision to provide relevant value-driven training and research of international standard, focussed on proven expertise within the environmental sciences and development. The structuring of the School consists of Geology, Geography and Environmental Management and Urban and Regional Planning, providing a unique suite of disciplines to form the basis for comprehensive multidisciplinary training and research to equip students in becoming well rounded environmental scientists. The quality of programmes is ensured by regular external evaluation. Research projects are done in environmental management, ecological remediation and sustainable development, biodiversity and conservation ecology, water sciences, plant protection, environmental ecology, soil science, and urban and regional planning. Environmental scientists are active as fundamental biologists and academics, researchers, nature conservationists, grassland managers, environmental managers, environmental consultants, -auditors, -planners and -impact assessors, in tourism and as urban and regional planners.

NWU Geo and Spatial Sciences Department Admission Requirements 

NWU Geo and Spatial Sciences Department Admission Requirements – See Details Below:

  • Home Language AND First Additional Language level 4. To register for English as a Home Language (HL), English as First Additional Language (FAL) on level 5 (minimum 65%) is required.
  • MC: English/Setswana as HL ANDEnglish/Setswana as FAL;
  • PC: Afrikaans/English/Sesotho/Setswana as HL AND Afrikaans/English/Setswana as FAL;
  • VC: Afrikaans/English/IsiZulu/Sesotho as HL AND Afrikaans/English/Isi Zulu/Sesotho as FAL;
  • Distance: Afrikaans/English/IsiZulu/Sepedi/Sesotho/Setswana as HL AND Afrikaans/English/Setswana as FAL.
  • DURATION: 4 years

NWU Geo and Spatial Sciences Department Contact

NWU Geo and Spatial Sciences Department Contact – See Details Below:

Physical Address:

Building A12 Phase 1, room 101

North-West University

Mahikeng Campus

Mahikeng

 

General Contact:

Prof Lobina Palamuleni

018 389 2027

Lobina.Palamuleni@nwu.ac.za

Potchefstroom Campus:

Postal Address:

Private Bag X6001

Potchefstroom Campus

North-West University

Potchefstroom

2520

 

Physical Address:

Building E4, Room G46

Potchefstroom Campus

North-West University

Potchefstroom

2531

 

General Contact:

Mrs Erika du Toit

018 299 1505

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