Study Programme Details
Country: South Africa
Admission Sessions:Summer Session
Study Format: Full Time
Mode of Study: Fully on Site

Programme Type

Bachelor's degree


12 Months

Scholarship Available




About this Study Course

Embark on a transformative academic journey with the BAHons in Geography at the prestigious University of South Africa (UNISA). This program, designed to consolidate and deepen your knowledge, goes beyond traditional coursework. The BAHons qualification is more than just an academic pursuit; it’s an exploration of geography with a research-intensive focus. At least 30 credits are dedicated to a research project and reporting, offering you a unique opportunity to delve into the methodology and techniques of geography under expert supervision.

This degree isn’t just about theoretical engagement; it cultivates intellectual independence. Serving as the initial science postgraduate specialization qualification, it equips you with in-depth scientific knowledge and skills, laying the foundation for research-based postgraduate science study.


Embark on a year of academic excellence with the BAHons in Geography at UNISA, identified by Program Code H2H15Q. This NQF Level 8 program, comprising 120 credits, is available for full-time students, symbolizing a comprehensive academic journey that spans 1 year.

Situated at the Auckland Park Kingsway campus, this program transcends traditional education. It’s not just about acquiring knowledge; it’s about cultivating a deep understanding of geography. The medium of facilitation adapts to your lifestyle, with a focus on immersive full-time study, ensuring an enriching academic experience.

Admission Requirements

For admission to the Honours Programme, a Bachelor’s degree with Geography or Environmental Management as one major (65% in each 3rd year module) is required. The Head of the Department approves admission to the Honours programme.


  • Advanced Geographical Research Methods
  • Environmental Impact Assessment
  • Research Project in Geography
  • Geographical Information Systems (GIS) Applications

For more information, please visit respective university web page link.

Future Career Outcomes

Curious about where this program can take you? Explore the success stories of alumni making meaningful contributions to the field of geography. The BAHons in Geography aligns seamlessly with industry demands, ensuring your skills remain relevant in an evolving job market. From research capability to practical application, you’ll graduate not just with a degree but with a toolkit for success in the real world.

Visa Requirements:

For visa information, please visit South Africa page for student visa and student life.