07 NATURAL SCIENCES
Study programmes include topics such as Geography | Urban Planning | Tourism
About the programmes
The programme will offer range of studies focusing on the study of human societies – how they operate, develop, and the challenges they face (population change, cultural and religious practices, or globalization) and about understanding the earth’s physical processes – from climates and weather systems, to earthquakes and rock formations, right down to what’s happening on the ocean floor.
Teaching methods include lectures, seminars and personal tutorials, practical sessions, group design, guest speakers. This is all arranged in correlation with lectures/ professors. You will also spend a significant amount of time in doing personal study.
Lectures are given in Bosnian/Croatian/Serbian. For exchange students it is possible to organize special consultations in English regarding their work, research, exams, paper work or mentorship. You have to check with the Faculty’s coordinator before applying for this institution.
Assessment is by courseware, classroom tests and examinations. Group learning, teamwork, individual work and communication skills are assessed through group studies and reports as well as presentations. Practical work is also a part of the examinations.
Degree and qualifications
The first cycle lasts 4 years of study (total of 240 ECTS) in order to obtain the degree of Bachelor.
The second cycle lasts 1 years of study (total of 60 ECTS) and leads to a Master degree.
The third cycle lasts 3 years of study (total of 180 ECTS) in order to obtain the degree of PhD.
Geography careers offer opportunities to develop solutions to some of the most pressing problems for modern society: climate change, natural disasters, overpopulation. Geography graduates may provide research and advice to help governments, or as part of an independent research group, think tank or university faculty. Other types of geography careers include cartography (producing maps), transportation management, town planning, Geography degrees also provide many transferable skills – including data analysis, report writing and computer modelling – which could support careers in a wide range of sectors.
Programmes are taught at:
FACULTY OF NATURAL SCIENCES AND MATHEMATICS
Address: Zmaja od Bosne 33-35, 71000 Sarajevo
Phone: +387 33 723 723
Contact person: Prof. dr. Lada Lukić-Bilela, Vice-dean