Advanced Methods in Geography


Content, progress and pedagogy of the module

Students completing the module acquire the following:

Learning objectives


  • Knowledge of emerging data collection and data analysis methods in geography
  • Knowledge of advanced geo-statistical analysis and advanced spatial modelling
  • Knowledge of data collection and analysis methods applied to advanced qualitative geographical concepts
  • Knowledge of advanced visualisations and methods to produce and analyse these


  • Can combine advanced geographical theories, science theories ¬†and methods in order to establish a data collection protocol for complex geographical problems and related ethical dilemmas
  • Can apply numerical and spatial analysis tools in the analysis of geographical data collected on a scientific basis
  • Can apply qualitative and interpretive methods and tools in the analysis of geographical concepts on a scientific basis


  • Can independently and critically apply advanced geographical research methods and analytical tools to complex geographical problems
  • Can independently and critically apply relevant advanced geographical science theories to the analysis of complex geographical problems
  • Can professionally communicate and discuss geographical analyses and issues with multiple audiences

Type of instruction

Lectures, field work, workshops, seminars, assignments, study group, etc.



Name of examAdvanced Methods in Geography
Type of exam
Written or oral exam
Permitted aids
AssessmentPassed/Not Passed
Type of gradingInternal examination
Criteria of assessmentThe criteria of assessment are stated in the Examination Policies and Procedures

Facts about the module

Danish titleAvancerede geografiske metoder
Module codePGLGEOK17202
Module typeCourse
Duration1 semester
Language of instructionEnglish
Empty-place SchemeYes
Location of the lectureCampus Aalborg
Responsible for the module


Study BoardStudy Board of the Build Environment
DepartmentDepartment of the Built Environment
FacultyFaculty of Engineering and Science