Department of Geography

  • To produce highly qualified intellectuals fully invested with Geographical knowledge in various fields and aspects of Geography.
  • These educated personal are to serve the country in all works of occupational activities in accordance with the changing face of the environment and the needs


Staff


Professor

Dr. Maung Maung Nyunt

Head

Department of Geography


Professor
Dr. Maung Maung Nyunt
Ph.D


Associate Professors
Daw Nu Nu Yee
M.A
Daw Mya Nyein Nyein M.A




Lecturer
Daw Naw Khaing Khaing Tun
M.A





Assistant Lecturers



Tutors
Daw Aye Myat Thu
M.A
Daw Yin Nwe Khaing M.A


PROGRAM OF STUDIES

  • Bachelor of Arts in Geography ( B.A.Geography ) students who pass the Basic Education High School Examination are allowed to pursue the Geography Specialization course.
  • The academic programme in Geography is all conducted in English.
  • With effect from 1999-2000 academic year a new system of 4 years duration will be conferred with B.A degree in Geography.
  • Intensive courses are conducted for ten days before the respective class final examinations.


CURRICULUM & SYLLABUS


First Year - First Semester
မ ၁၀၀၁ မြန်မာစာ
Eng- 1001 English
Geog - 1101 Physical Geography
Geog - 1102 Geography (Map Work & Basic Techniques) I
Hist - 1003 World History to 1500 I
AM - 1001 Aspects of Myanmar (မြန်မာမှုရေးရာ)
First Year - Second Semester
မ ၁၀၀၂မြန်မာစာ
Eng- 1002 English
Geog - 1103 Climatology
Geog - 1104 Geography (Map Work & Basic Techniques) II
Hist - 1006 World History to 1500 II
AM - 1002 Aspects of Myanmar (မြန်မာမှုရေးရာ)

Second Year - First Semester
Eng- 2001 English
Geog - 2101 Integrated Human Geography
Geog - 2102 Geography of Developing Countries
Geog - 2103 Surveying & Map Projections
Geog - 2104 Fundamentals of Remote Sensing
Hist - 2001 History of Science and Technology I
Second Year - Second Semester
Eng - 2002 English
Geog - 2105 Environmental Geography
Geog - 2106 Geography of Developed Countries
Geog - 2107 Cartography and Topographic Map Reading
Geog - 2108 Fundamentals of Geographic Information Systems
Hist - 2004 History of Science and Technology II

Third Year - First Semester
Eng -3001 English
Geog - 3101 Geomorphology
Geog - 3102 Economic Geography
Geog - 3103 Geography of Agriculture
Geog - 3104 Descriptive & Inferential Statistics in Geographical Analysis
Geog - 3105 Soil & Biogeography
Third Year - Second Semester
Eng -3002 English
Geog - 3107 Political Geography
Geog - 3108 Geography of Myanmar
Geog - 3109 Geography of Manufacturing
Geog - 3110 Aerial Photo Interpretation and Field Techniques
Geog - 3111 Cultural Geography


PROVIDED DEGREES

  • After successfully completing fourth years course, Bachelor of Arts ( B.A. ). degree will be provided for Geography Specialization.

  • TELEVISION PROGRAMMES

    TV BROADCASTED IN 2016 - First Year
    SNo. Subject Specialization Lesson Name Broadcaster
    1
    Geog-1101 Physical Geography:
    Landform Analysis and Landform Classification

    2
    Geog-1102 Map Work & Basic Techniques I:
    Measurement of Angle and Direction

    3
    Geog-1003 Geography of ASEAN Countries :
    Nature and Physical Setting

    4
    Geog-1001 Economic Geography:
    Economics Activities

    TV BROADCASTED IN 2016 - Second Year
    1
    Geog-2101 Integrated Human Geography:
    Human Geography

    2
    Geog-2101 Integrated Human Geography:
    Environmental Images

    3
    Geog-2102 Geography of Developing Countries:
    Bangladesh

    4
    Geog-2103( I,II)
    Surveying and Map Projections:
    Introduction & Pacing Method Survey

    5
    Geog-2104
    Fundamental of Remote Sensing :
    Introduction to Remote Sensing

    6

    Geog-2005
    Political Geography I:
    Introduction: Definitions, Scope and Approach

    TV BROADCASTED IN 2016 - Third Year
    1
    Geog-3101 Soil Geography:
    Introduction and Definitions

    2
    Geog-3102 Geography of Settlement:
    Introduction of Settlement Geography

    3
    Geog-3103 Economic Geography I:
    The Nature of Economic Geography

    4
    Geog-3104 Descriptives Statistics in Geography:
    Inferential Statistics in Geography

    5

    Geog-3105 Geography of World Regions:
    The Region as a Concept of Globalization and Localization

    6

    Geog-3103 The Basic of Economics Geography

    TV BROADCASTED IN 2016 - Fourth Year
    1
    Geog-4101 Geomorphology- I:
    The What, Why and How of Geomorphology

    2
    Geog-4102 Political Geography - I:
    Definition, Scope and Approach of Political Geography

    3
    Geog-4103 Geography of Myanmar - I:
    Location, Size, Shape, Boundaries and Physiography of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar

    4
    Geog-4104 Agricultural Geography:
    Nature of Agricultural Geography

    5

    Geog-4105 Application of Geospatial Technology in Geographical  Analysis:
    Introduction of Geospatial Application





    ACTIVITIES


    CONTACT

    Department of Geography

    Yangon University of Distance Education,  (47) A Inya Road, Kamaryut Township, Yangon, Myanmar
    YUDE Campus, Building(4)
    (951) 512865
    (951-01-525815) (951-01-537411-13, Ext.111)
    yuderector@mptmail.net.mm
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