Bachelor of Science Honours in Geography orB.Sc. (Hons.) in Geography is an undergraduate course. Geography is the science that studies the lands, features, inhabitants, and phenomena of Earth. Graduates in Geography can work with various government departments and research institutes as cartographer, regional and urban planner. Several private sector organization using GIS and remote sensing technology also require the service of qualified geographer. Geographers also can join NGOs and other developmental agencies engaged in population studies, rural development and environmental issues. Teaching in schools or colleges or universities is also a good option for geographers.
Career Prospects : Geographers analyze distributions of physical and cultural phenomena on local, regional, continental, and global scales. Economic geographers study the distribution of resources and economic activities. Political geographers are concerned with the relationship of geography to political phenomena, whereas cultural geographers study the geography of cultural phenomena. Physical geographers examine variations in climate, vegetation, soil, and landforms and their implications for human activity. Urban and transportation geographers study cities and metropolitan areas, while regional geographers study the physical, economic, political, and cultural characteristics of regions ranging in size from a district to entire continents. Medical geographers investigate health care delivery systems, epidemiology and the effect of the environment on health. Most geographers use geographic information systems (GIS) technology to assist with their work.