Elements of human geography

lgeo1221  2019-2020  Louvain-la-Neuve

Elements of human geography
Note from June 29, 2020
Although we do not yet know how long the social distancing related to the Covid-19 pandemic will last, and regardless of the changes that had to be made in the evaluation of the June 2020 session in relation to what is provided for in this learning unit description, new learnig unit evaluation methods may still be adopted by the teachers; details of these methods have been - or will be - communicated to the students by the teachers, as soon as possible.
5 credits
30.0 h + 30.0 h
De Keersmaecker Marie-Laurence;
Main themes
The problems are illustrated on two very different spatial scales: - First we are essentially interested in the urban phenomenon: internal structure of cities, social problems, housing policies, city-country relations, etc. - Secondly we cover the problems of economic development through international trade.

At the end of this learning unit, the student is able to :

1 The aim of the course is to introduce students to the main problems of human geography: location of human activities, flows of people and goods, social problems, territorial development policies, etc.

The contribution of this Teaching Unit to the development and command of the skills and learning outcomes of the programme(s) can be accessed at the end of this sheet, in the section entitled “Programmes/courses offering this Teaching Unit”.
Teaching materials
  • matériel sur moodle
Faculty or entity

Programmes / formations proposant cette unité d'enseignement (UE)

Title of the programme
Interdisciplinary Advanced Master in Science and Management of the Environment and Sustainable Development

Master [120] in Environmental Science and Management

Bachelor in Geography : General

Minor in Scientific Culture

Minor in Geography