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 Programmes and Courses offered

The department runs a number of courses that are offered to both post graduate and under graduate students on the following programmes:

a. Bachelor of Education degree, (BED)
b. Bachelor of Arts with Education (AED)
c. Bachelor of Science with Education (ESD)
d. Bachelor of Arts in Arts (BAK)
e. Bachelor of Arts in Social Sciences (BASS)
f.  Post graduate Diploma in Education (PGDE)
g. Post graduate Diploma in Teacher Education (PGDTE)
h. Master of Arts in Geography (MAG)

Courses offered on BED Programme

This is a two year programme offered to in-service students in four semesters 

Year I Courses 
GG 111: World Environments – 4 CU
GG 112: Field Laboratory Techniques, Quantitative and Research Methods in Geography – 4 CU 
GG 121: Elements of Physical Geography – 4 CU
GG 122: Geography of World Development – 4 CU

Year 2 Courses
GG 211: Geography of Uganda (with a field work component) – 4 CU
GG 212: Population Geography – 4 CU
GG 213: Urban Geography – 4 CU
GG 221: Geography Education – CU 
GG 222: Applied Geomorphology – 4 CU
GG 223: Remote Sensing and GIS – 4 CU

Courses offered on B.Ed – SST Programme

Year I Courses
SS 111: World regions and Man’s Settlement – 3 CU
SS 112: Population, Environment and Development – 3 CU
SS 113: Evolution of Societies and Heritage in Africa – 3 CU
SS 121: Evolution of Uganda as a Nation State – 3 CU
SS 122: Emergence of Liberal Democracy – 3 CU
SS 123: Rural Economy for self Reliance – 3 CU
SS 124: Advanced Methods in Social Studies – 3 CU

Year 2 Courses
SS 211: Post Independence Africa – 3 CU
SS 212: Cooperation for Development in Africa – 3 CU
SS 213: Map, Photo and Field Skills – 3 CU
SS 214: USA, Case Study of highly developed Economies through Private Enterprise based on vast resources – 3 CU
SS 215: Europe: Technically Developed Economies with particular reference to specific countries – 3 CU
SS 221: Quest for Peace in the World Community – 3 CU
SS 222: Asia, Population Resources and Development – 3 CU
SS 223: Instructional Materials, Research and Evaluation – 3 CU

Courses offered on BA. AED & ESD programmes

Year 1 Courses
GG 111: Systematic Geography of East Africa – 3 CU 
GG 112: World Environments – 3 CU

Year 2 Courses
GG 211 Geography of Africa – 3 CU
GG 212: Field, Laboratory Techniques, Quantitative and Research Methods in Geography – 3 CU 
GG 213: Geography of Anglo-America – 3 CU
GG 214: Development of Modern Geography – 3 CU
GG 221: Geography Teaching Methods I – 3 CU
GG 222: Human Geography – 3 CU
GG 223: Applied Geomorphology – 3 CU
GG 224: Applied Climatology – 3 CU
GG 225: Remote Sensing and GIS – 3 CUYear 3 Courses
GG 311: Geography of Uganda – 3 CU
GG 312: Geography Teaching Methods I – 3 CU
GG 313: Population Geography – 3 CU
GG 314: Urban Geography – 3 CU
GG 315: Geography of Western Europe – 3 CU
GG 321: Geography Teaching Methods III – 3 CU 
GG 322: Principles of Resource Development and Conservation – 3 CU
GG 323: Applied Biogeography – 3 CU
GG 324: Applied Geographical Information Systems – 3 CU 
GG 325: Applied Environmental Remote Sensing – 3 CU
GG 326: Research Report (elective for majors) – 3 CU

Courses offered on the BAK and BASS programmes

Year I Courses
GG 111: Systematic Geography of East Africa – 3 CU
GG 112: World Environments – 3 CU
GG 121: Elements of Physical Geography – 3 CU
GG 122: Geography of World Development – 3 CU

Year 2 Courses
GG 211: Geography of Africa – 3 CU
GG 212: Laboratory Techniques and Field work – 3 CU
GG 213: Development of Modern Geography – 3 CU
GG 214: Rural Geography – 3 CU
GG 215: Agricultural Geography – 3 CU
GG 216: Cartography – 3 CU
GG 217: Biogeography – 3 CU
GG 221: Quantitative and Research Methods in Geography – 3 CU
GG 222: Human Geography – 3 CU
GG 223: Applied Geomorphology – 3 CU
GG 224: Applied Climatology – 3 CU
GG 225: Remote Sensing and GIS – 3 CU
GG 226: Global Environmental crises – 3 CU

Year 3 Courses
GG 311: Geography of Uganda (with a field work component) – 3 CU
GG 312: Population Geography – 3 CU
GG 313: Hydrology – 3 CU
GG 314: Transport Geography – 3 CU
GG 315: Soils and S & Y Management – 3 CU
GG 316: Land use and Resource Development & Conservation – 3 CU
GG 321: Principles of Resource Development & Conservation – 3 CU
GG 322: Urbanisation and City Management – 3 CU
GG 323 Applied Biogeography – 3 CU
GG 324: Applied Geographical Information systems – 3 CU
GG 325: Applied Environmental Remote Sensing – 3 CU
GG 326: Research Report (elective for majors) – 3 CU

Courses offered on PGDE Programme

GE 414: Geography Teaching Methods I – 4 CU
GE 424: Geography Teaching Methods II – 4 CU

Courses offered on PGDTE Programme

GTS 411: Introduction to SST Teaching and Learning – 4 CU
GTS 421: Theory and Application of Methods in SST – 4 CU
GTS 422: Research Evaluation in SST – 3 CU

Courses offered on MAG Programme

GG 612: Principle Foundations of Geography – 4 CU
GG 611: Research methods in Geography – 4 CU
GG 613: Land Resources Management and the environment – 4 CU
GG 614: Rural and Urban Geography – 4 CU
GG 615: Applied Geomorphology and Land classification – 4 CU
GG 616: Population and labour force mobility – 4 CU
GG 617: Soil Geography – 4 CU
GG 618: Urban Management – 4 CU
GG 619: Land Evaluation for Rural Land use Planning – 4 CU
GG 621: Remote Sensing and GIS Applications – 4 CU
GG 622: Spatial, Analysis and Regional Planning – 4 CU
GG 623: Ground and Surface Water Hydrology – 4 CU
GG 624: Socio–Economic Aspects for Regional Planning and Development – 4 CU
GG 625: Water and Soil Conservation – 4 CU
GG 626: Advanced Climatology and Meteorology – 4 CU
GG 627: Applied Bio-geography – 4 CU
GG 628: Urban Land use Planning and Management – 4 CU
GG 631: Dissertation