Course code Ģeog1020
Faculty Faculty of Humanities
Credit points, number of lectures
Credit points ECTS Credit points Total number of auditorium hours Number of lecture hours Number of seminars and practical work hours Number of student independent work hours
2 3 32 16 16 48
Course annotation
The course is aimed to providing a basic understanding of the Indian population and economic throw geographical perspective, The course is aimed to raise awareness - of the different social and economic interactions and geographical factors in the country's development, as well as to introduce students to India's economic and social geography of patterns.
Course objectives:
Knowledge improvement of f the Indian social and economic processes and patterns.
Practice of the most important research methods of economic and social geography.
Upon successful completion of this course, students will gain basics knowledge of India's social and economic geography. Students will be able to independently assess the impact of geographical factors in the development of the India’s economy.
Students will be able to analyze the Indian population and settlement systems collaborations and will be able to understand spatial regularities of the economic development.
Practical work for students to prepare and present geographic characteristics of one Indian state
Course plan
1. Natural resources of India (L2)
2. Indian population geography (L2, S4)
3. Macroeconomics of India (L2)
4. India's agricultural geography (L2)
5. Industrial geography of India. (L2)
6. Indian power sector (L2)
7. Transport and services geography in the India (L2, S4)
8. Indian regional and political geography (L2, S8)
Requirements for obtaining credit points
1. Study report - written and verbal - 40%
2. Activity in seminars - 20%,
3. Written exam - 40%.
Study programmes Asian Studies