Course: Practice of Social Geography

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Course title Practice of Social Geography
Course code KGEO/P312
Organizational form of instruction Lesson
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter
Number of ECTS credits 4
Language of instruction Czech, English
Status of course Compulsory-optional
Form of instruction unspecified
Work placements unspecified
Recommended optional programme components None
Course availability The course is available to visiting students
  • Hruška Vladan, Mgr. Ph.D.
  • Pavlasová Zuzana, Mgr.
  • Rybová Kristýna, Mgr.
Course content
Introduction the methods of human geographic research Practical application of research methods: in the geography of population and settlements in the geography of agriculture in the geography of industry in the geography of trade and services in the geography of tourism

Learning activities and teaching methods
Learning outcomes
The main aim of this course is to examine theoretical and practical knowledge of general and regional social geography by resolution of specific research tasks in the model locations. In this course students will acquire and practice geographic research methods.

Teaching in foreign language is meant only for erasmus and foreign students. In the case of a small number of students is teaching in a form of individual consultations.

Assessment methods and criteria
Recommended literature
  • CLOKE, Paul. Practising human geography. 2008.
  • DISMAN, Miroslav. Jak se vyrábí sociologická znalost: příručka pro uživatele. Praha, 2000.
  • HENDL, Jan. Kvalitativní výzkum: základní teorie, metody a aplikace. Praha, 2008.

Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Branch of study Category Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty of Science Geography (A13) Geography courses 2 Winter