Human Geography

Within the subject of Human Geography you learn how to understand and analyze society based on the conditions of different places and regions in a globalized world.

Education

Courses in Human Geography are given at undergraduate and advanced level. We focus on regional development and tourism and we provide courses in mobility, population geography, economic geography, sustainable local and regional development, landscape analysis, community planning and GIS. You can read courses in, or consisting of, Human Geography as independent courses and as parts of the programs; International Tourism Management, Tourism Destination Development and in the Bygg- och samhällsplaneringsprogrammet.

Research

Research within the subject is conducted in the areas of regional development and tourism, with a focus on mobility, labour markets, destination development, landscape analysis and regional analysis of government services.

Collaboration

We constantly work to communicate and contribute our knowledge to a broad audience at the same time as we welcome knowledge from the surrounding society and the tourism industry. Therefore, we see collaboration as important, linked both to our education and our research. Read more about our external collaboration at www.du.se/cetler.

Courses

Open for application
7,5 Credits, First Cycle
Open
Autumn 2024 (week 36), 50%
Distance, Flexible (Borlänge), in English
Autumn 2024 (week 36), 50%
Distance, Flexible (Borlänge), in English
Autumn 2024 (week 36), 50%
Distance, Flexible (Borlänge), in English
Semester:
Autumn 2024
Start week:
Start: week beginning 2 Sep 2024
Study Rate:
50%
Location:
Flexible (Borlänge)
Time of Day:
Day
Teaching form:
Distance
Language:
English
Application Deadline:
Application Code:
HDA-H3KCR
Other:
Entry Qualifications:
  • General entry requirements
Online Education
Compulsory physical meetings:
0
Compulsory online meetings:
2
Computer Skills:

Surf on the Internet, read and send emails, use a word-processing programme (e.g. Word). Plug in peripherals to your computer, install programmes and adapt installations for your computer.

Computer Capacity:

Access to a computer (Not a mini pc, tablet or similar) that is not older than two years (or equivalent) and broadband connection, at least 2 Mbit/s (not mobile broadband, because mobile broadband can vary considerably in speed).

Means of Education:

Higher rate of web-based communication where our learning platform (Learn) is a natural element of the course, as are web-based meetings using sound and image. Lectures can be broadcast live or can alternatively be made available afterwards online. Use more advanced programmes – for example, simulation programmes.

Tuition Fee
First Tuition Fee Installment:
15,375 SEK
Total Tuition Fee:
15,375 SEK
Autumn 2024 (week 36), 50%
Distance, Flexible (Borlänge), in English
Semester:
Autumn 2024
Start week:
Start: week beginning 2 Sep 2024
Study Rate:
50%
Location:
Flexible (Borlänge)
Time of Day:
Day
Teaching form:
Distance
Language:
English
Application Deadline:
Application Code:
HDA-H3KCT
Other:
Only for Exchange Students (Erasmus)
Entry Qualifications:
  • General entry requirements
Online Education
Compulsory physical meetings:
0
Compulsory online meetings:
2
Computer Skills:

Surf on the Internet, read and send emails, use a word-processing programme (e.g. Word). Plug in peripherals to your computer, install programmes and adapt installations for your computer.

Computer Capacity:

Access to a computer (Not a mini pc, tablet or similar) that is not older than two years (or equivalent) and broadband connection, at least 2 Mbit/s (not mobile broadband, because mobile broadband can vary considerably in speed).

Means of Education:

Higher rate of web-based communication where our learning platform (Learn) is a natural element of the course, as are web-based meetings using sound and image. Lectures can be broadcast live or can alternatively be made available afterwards online. Use more advanced programmes – for example, simulation programmes.

7,5 Credits, First Cycle
Open
Autumn 2024 (week 46), 50%
Distance, Flexible (Borlänge), in English
Autumn 2024 (week 46), 50%
Distance, Flexible (Borlänge), in English
Autumn 2024 (week 46), 50%
Distance, Flexible (Borlänge), in English
Semester:
Autumn 2024
Start week:
Start: week beginning 11 Nov 2024
Study Rate:
50%
Location:
Flexible (Borlänge)
Time of Day:
Day
Teaching form:
Distance
Language:
English
Application Deadline:
Application Code:
HDA-H3KDQ
Other:
Only for Exchange Students (Erasmus)
Entry Qualifications:
  • 7,5 credits in Geographic Information Systems
Online Education
Compulsory physical meetings:
0
Compulsory online meetings:
2
Computer Skills:

Surf on the Internet, read and send emails, use a word-processing programme (e.g. Word). Plug in peripherals to your computer, install programmes and adapt installations for your computer.

Computer Capacity:

Access to a computer (Not a mini pc, tablet or similar) that is not older than two years (or equivalent) and broadband connection, at least 2 Mbit/s (not mobile broadband, because mobile broadband can vary considerably in speed).

Means of Education:

Higher rate of web-based communication where our learning platform (Learn) is a natural element of the course, as are web-based meetings using sound and image. Lectures can be broadcast live or can alternatively be made available afterwards online. Use more advanced programmes – for example, simulation programmes.

Autumn 2024 (week 46), 50%
Distance, Flexible (Borlänge), in English
Semester:
Autumn 2024
Start week:
Start: week beginning 11 Nov 2024
Study Rate:
50%
Location:
Flexible (Borlänge)
Time of Day:
Day
Teaching form:
Distance
Language:
English
Application Deadline:
Application Code:
HDA-H3KDP
Other:
Entry Qualifications:
  • 7,5 credits in Geographic Information Systems
Online Education
Compulsory physical meetings:
0
Compulsory online meetings:
2
Computer Skills:

Surf on the Internet, read and send emails, use a word-processing programme (e.g. Word). Plug in peripherals to your computer, install programmes and adapt installations for your computer.

Computer Capacity:

Access to a computer (Not a mini pc, tablet or similar) that is not older than two years (or equivalent) and broadband connection, at least 2 Mbit/s (not mobile broadband, because mobile broadband can vary considerably in speed).

Means of Education:

Higher rate of web-based communication where our learning platform (Learn) is a natural element of the course, as are web-based meetings using sound and image. Lectures can be broadcast live or can alternatively be made available afterwards online. Use more advanced programmes – for example, simulation programmes.

Tuition Fee
First Tuition Fee Installment:
15,375 SEK
Total Tuition Fee:
15,375 SEK
7,5 Credits, Second Cycle
Open
Autumn 2024 (week 36), 50%
Normal (Campus), Borlänge, in English
Autumn 2024 (week 36), 50%
Normal (Campus), Borlänge, in English
Autumn 2024 (week 36), 50%
Normal (Campus), Borlänge, in English
Semester:
Autumn 2024
Start week:
Start: week beginning 2 Sep 2024
Study Rate:
50%
Location:
Borlänge
Time of Day:
Day
Teaching form:
Normal (Campus)
Language:
English
Application Deadline:
Application Code:
HDA-H3JYT
Other:
Course only offered as part of programme.
Entry Qualifications:
  • A Bachelors degree in either Human Geography, Business Administration and Management, Tourism Studies and English 6
Tuition Fee
First Tuition Fee Installment:
10,875 SEK
Total Tuition Fee:
10,875 SEK
Autumn 2024 (week 36), 50%
Normal (Campus), Borlänge, in English
Semester:
Autumn 2024
Start week:
Start: week beginning 2 Sep 2024
Study Rate:
50%
Location:
Borlänge
Time of Day:
Day
Teaching form:
Normal (Campus)
Language:
English
Application Deadline:
Application Code:
HDA-H3JYU
Other:
Only for Exchange Students (Erasmus)
Entry Qualifications:
  • A Bachelors degree in either Human Geography, Business Administration and Management, Tourism Studies and English 6
7,5 Credits, Second Cycle
Open
Autumn 2024 (week 36), 50%
Normal (Campus), Borlänge, in English
Autumn 2024 (week 36), 50%
Normal (Campus), Borlänge, in English
Autumn 2024 (week 36), 50%
Normal (Campus), Borlänge, in English
Semester:
Autumn 2024
Start week:
Start: week beginning 2 Sep 2024
Study Rate:
50%
Location:
Borlänge
Time of Day:
Day
Teaching form:
Normal (Campus)
Language:
English
Application Deadline:
Application Code:
HDA-H3J5U
Other:
Only for Exchange Students (Erasmus)
Entry Qualifications:
  • A Bachelors degree in either Human Geography, Business Administration, Tourism Studies and English 6
Autumn 2024 (week 36), 50%
Normal (Campus), Borlänge, in English
Semester:
Autumn 2024
Start week:
Start: week beginning 2 Sep 2024
Study Rate:
50%
Location:
Borlänge
Time of Day:
Day
Teaching form:
Normal (Campus)
Language:
English
Application Deadline:
Application Code:
HDA-H3J5T
Other:
Course only offered as part of programme.
Entry Qualifications:
  • A Bachelors degree in either Human Geography, Business Administration, Tourism Studies and English 6
Tuition Fee
First Tuition Fee Installment:
10,875 SEK
Total Tuition Fee:
10,875 SEK
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