Information for Students

GGM Guide

Instead of repeating information that is consistent across all modules in each module's study guide, please consult the Department of Geography, Geoinformatics and Meteorology Guide (GGM Guide) for all the information that you need if you are registered for a programme or module in our department. This includes important information related to the code of conduct, assessments, supplementary exams and renewal of registration.

Mailing lists

Students who are enrolled on one of our degree programmes (see list below) are encouraged to join our mailing list to receive information on upcoming events, job opportunities, and bursary opportunities. Please click on one of the links below to submit your request:


In addition to academic resources, the Department of Library Services offers a range of services such as digitisation, interlibrary lending, training in academic writing, anti-plagiarism, using EndNote and many more. The library also hosts a research guide with resources specifically aimed at postgraduate students. Additionally, the library also has a domain expert who can assist you in obtaining information on assignments and research projects.

Information Specialist Ms Sizakele Rosemary Chaka  Merensky Library Level 5 Room 5-16 [email protected] +27(0) 12 420 4789

Undergraduate Programmes

For each of our undergraduate programs we have summarised the following information: an overview of the degree program, the majors available in each degree programme, and flowcharts that show how the core modules relate to each other. It shows which of your core modules have prerequisites and what those prerequisites are. Additionally, the required subjects for your chosen major (along with their prerequisites) are also indicated. If you have any queries, please contact the programme coordinator.

Postgraduate Programmes


The first section (title "General") contains information that are applicable across all of the Honours programmes offered by the department. This includes information on the timetable, the exam schedule, and the important dates associated with your research project. The second section contains programme specific information such as programme overview documents. If you have any queries, please contact the programme coordinator.

General (applicable across all programmes)

The consolidated lecture schedule for all Honours programs is given below. Please note that this schedule is subject to change. You can add the calendar to your profile by accessing the shareable link, the calendar IDpublic access in iCal format, or the public URL. Note that the calendar is subject to change. Changes will be communicated to you directly from the respective module coordinators.


Programme specific documentation
- Author Barend van der Merwe

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