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M.Sc Geography

Semester 1

Course Code

Course Title

Compulsory.

Credit Hrs

GEO-701

Geographic thoughts and Modern Concepts

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3(3+0)

GEO-702

Geomorphology

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3(3+0)

GEO-703

Climatology

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3(3+0)

GEO-704

Economic Geography

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3(3+0)

GEO-705

Computer Techniques in Geography

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3(1+2)

GEO-706

Surveying and Leveling

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3(1+2)

 

Total Credit Hours

 

18

Semester 2

Course Code

Course Title

Compulsory

Credit Hrs

GEO-707

Geography of Pakistan

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3(3+0)

GEO-708

Research Methodology

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3(3+0)

GEO-709

Quantitative Techniques in Geography

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3(3+0)

GEO-710

Oceanography

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3(3+0)

GEO-711

Environmental Geography

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3(3+0)

GEO-712

Cartography

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3(1+2)

 

Total Credit Hours

 

18

Semester 3

Course Code

Course Title

Compulsory/ Elective

Credit Hrs

GEO-713

Soil Geography

Elective

3(3+0)

GEO-714

Hydro Geography

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3(3+0)

GEO-715

Political Geography

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3(3+0)

GEO-716

Agricultural Geography

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3(3+0)

GEO-717

Cultural Geography

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3(3+0)

GEO-718

Transportation Geography

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3(3+0)

GEO-719

Geography of Recreation & Tourism

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3(3+0)

GEO-720

Geographic Information System

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3(2+1)

GEO-721

Urban Geography

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3(3+0)

GEO-722

Geography of Arid Lands

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3(3+0)

GEO-723

Climate Change Studies

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3(3+0)

GEO-724

Maritime Affairs and its Applications

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3(2+1)

GEO-725

Regional Studies of North America / South America/ Western Europe/ Eastern Europe/ Africa/ Middle East/ South Asia/ South East Asia/   Oceania.

Compulsory

3(3+0)

GEO-726

Thesis (in lieu of two elective papers one from 3rd and one from 4th semester)

Elective

6(6+0)

 

Total credit Hours

 

15

Note: 4 Elective papers will have to be opted from serial No. 1-12 in Third Semester.

Semester 4

Course Code

Course Title

Compulsory/ Elective

Credit Hrs

GEO-727

Environmental  Management

Elective

3(3+0)

GEO-728

Meteorology

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3(3+0)

GEO-729

Regional Planning & Development

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3(3+0)

GEO-730

Industrial Geography

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3(3+0)

GEO-731

Global Positioning System

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3(3+0)

GEO-732

Geography of Marketing

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3(3+0)

GEO-733

Remote sensing

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3(3+0)

GEO-734

Population Geography

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3(3+0)

GEO-735

Fluvial Geomorphology

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3(3+0)

GEO-736

Military Geography

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3(3+0)

GEO-737

Medical Geography

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3(3+0)

GEO-738

Gender Geography

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3(3+0)

GEO-739

Geography of Natural Hazards and Disasters

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3(3+0)

GEO-740

Field Research Report

Compulsory

3(3+0)

GEO-741

Digital Cartography

Compulsory

3(1+2)

 

Total credit Hours

 

15

TOTAL CREDIT HOURS OF MSc

66

The Board of Studies also approved the BS (Hons) scheme of studies with few amendments.

  • The Board of Studies recommended to change the credit hours of the course Physical Geography I from 1st semester and Physical Geography II from 2nd semester to 3 credit hours instead of 4 credit hours.
  • The course of Basic Map Reading Skills from first semester and the course of Map Reading and Interpretation from fourth semester were suggested to merge and to offer in first semester as Map Reading and Interpretation
  • The Board of Studies suggested to remove the Course of Field Study Report from third semester of BS (Hons).
  • The course of Islamic Studies / Ethics should be of 2 credit hours.

The worthy members suggested that the university should lower the threshold criterion to take the research work at BS level to the 75% marks instead of 85 % marks so that more students can carry out the research work.