B.Sc Geography

B.Sc Geography

BSc Geography or Bachelor in Science in Geography is an undergraduate degree with an emphasis on Geography for 3 years. It is the study of the Earth and its many properties, characteristics, people and phenomena, in addition to the map and geographical image-interpretation.

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A BSc Geography covers the study of the Earth, its various lands, features, inhabitants and phenomena, besides map and geographical imagery-interpretation. The Science course covers the historical eras in geographical research which are the analyses of natural and human phenomena, area studies, the study of man-land and the research in earth sciences.

Candidates who have passed Higher Secondary School Certificate 10+2 securing a minimum aggregate of 50% marks in Science discipline or Arts discipline are eligible to apply for BSc Geography. Admissions are generally given on the basis of marks scored by the candidate in the previous examination.

    B.Sc Geography Course is offered by Sibga Institute of Advanced Sciences

    Geography is a field of science devoted to the study of the lands, features, inhabitants, and phenomena of the Earth and planets. Geography is an all-encompassing discipline that seeks an understanding of Earth and its human and natural complexities—not merely where objects are, but also how they have changed and come to be. Geography is often defined in terms of two branches: human geography and physical geography. 

    Eligibility Criteria

    For admission to the B.Sc in Geography course, students need to fulfill all the eligibility criteria. B.Sc Geography eligibility includes students must complete their 10+2 with an aggregate of a minimum of 50% from a recognized board. Additionally, students must pass the entrance exams. The minimum age to apply for the course is 17 years.

    Scope of BSc geography

    Urban Planner, GIS Specialist, Cartographer, Environmental Management, Climatologist, Demographer, Writer or Researcher, Geo Analyst Trainee, National Park Service Ranger, Geography Teacher, and so on.

    Why study B.Sc Geography

    • A degree in geography equips a candidate to make a difference around the world, whether to help avoid climate change and natural disasters or improve the quality of life and overpopulation.
    • Geography is regarded as one of the most detailed subject fields. In the current scenario, it has one of the highest levels of employ-ability.
    • A variety of transferable skills, including problem-solving, critical thinking, data processing, analytical programming and team-work can be gained through this course. 
    • The degree program is structured to provide students with a clear scientific context, specific disciplines related to natural processes, climate patterns, and ecology.
    • The training is a perfect way to train for a career with a science or policy organization, to work with a government agency or to work with individuals to improve the natural environment and well being.
    • It improves your prospects of highly-paid employment and opens up a wide range of opportunities.

    Career opportunities

    There are many career options for graduates of B.Sc Geography. The scope is very wide and beyond as the course introduces students to all the important aspects of geography they need to know to have a successful career path. Listed below are popular roles that B.Sc Geography Graduates start with:

    • Environmental Management
    • Writer or Researcher
    • Demographer
    • National Park Service Ranger
    • Geo Analyst Trainee
    • Geography Teacher