Minor Programme in Geography

Minor Programme in Geography

Students seeking to pursue the study of a minor programme would need to fulfil 15 units of courses specified by the offering department/programme, and note that no registration priority will be given to enrolment in minor courses. Upon completion of the 15 units required for the minor programme, students should apply to the Academic Registry for approval.



 Five of the following courses (3 units each; 15 units in total)


GEOG2005 Cultures, Peoples and Landscapes


GEOG2006 Earth Systems: Shaping Landscapes


GEOG2007 Introduction to Quantitative Methods in Geography


GEOG2015 Maps and Map Making


GEOG2016 Earth Systems: Atmosphere and Biosphere


GEOG2017 Globalization of Economic Activities


GEOG2025 Hong Kong and the Pearl River Delta: A Survey


GEOG3006 Regional Geography of China


GEOG3007 Energy Problems and the Environment


GEOG3015 Geography of Health and the Environment


GEOG3016 Geography of Pacific Asia


GEOG3017 Global Environmental Issues and Sustainability


GEOG3025 Population Geography


GEOG3027 Urban Geography


GEOG3037 Environmental Health and Policy


GEOG4005 Advanced Climatology


GEOG4006 Advanced Quantitative Methods in Geography


GEOG4015 Coastal Environments and Processes


GEOG4016 Sustainable Energy and Technological Innovation in China


GEOG4017 Geographical Information Systems


GEOG4025 Geographical Imaginations


GEOG4026 Geography of Economic Development


GEOG4027 Geography of Environmental Hazards


GEOG4035 Geography of Transportation


GEOG4036 Political Geography


GEOG4046 Remote Sensing and Image Interpretation


GEOG4047 Resource and Environmental Management in China


GEOG4055 Rural and Agricultural Development in China


GEOG4056 Selected Topics in the Geography of China (Human Geography)


GEOG4057 Selected Topics in the Geography of China (Physical and Environmental Geography)


GEOG4065 Energy Policy and Analysis


GEOG4066 Seminar in Environmental Planning and Management


GEOG4076 Urban Cultural Landscape


GEOG4085 Urban Development in China


GEOG4086 Urban and Environmental Planning


GEOG4087 Natural Resource Evaluation and Policy Approaches


GEOG4096 Biogeography


GEOG4097 Ecosystems and Processes


Students are required to take at least two Level 2 Elective courses and at least two Level 3/4 Elective courses.


Students can also take either one of the GE Capstone courses offered by the Department of Geography (GCAP3026 or GCAP3027) to have a level 3/4 Elective course exempted for minoring in Geography. In this regard, students only need to fulfil 12 units of the courses in the above course list with a 3-unit GE Capstone course (GCAP3026 or GCAP3027) and apply for the double-counting arrangements to Academic Registry in the final year of study.