Spatial Sciences minor

You can find out which mo­du­les and as­sess­ments you have to take in Spatial Sciences mi­nor in the Sub­ject-Spe­ci­fic Sche­du­le that ap­p­lies to you.

In myStudy you will find the mo­du­le ma­nu­als, from which you can find the re­s­pon­si­ble mo­du­le co­or­di­na­tor.

For all ques­ti­ons con­cerning your Spatial Sciences mi­nor, plea­se con­tact the re­s­pon­si­ble con­tact per­son of your major in the Stu­dent Ser­vices.

Profiles

On the Spatial Sciences minor, you have the chance to choose your own combination of modules. You can either select one of the three set profiles or create your own.

Land use planning and sustainable land use – focus on building

The “Land use planning and sustainable land use – building” profile supplements and builds on what you learn in your main subject: you expand your knowledge of theory and acquire practical skills, for example in land use planning and project management.

Recommended modules

  • Economic Geography
  • Basics of Space Planning
  • Conservation of real estate and revitalization of areas
  • Valuation
  • Project Management
  • Sectoral Planning I and II
  • Methods of Spatial Sciences

Recommended main subjects

The “Land use planning and sustainable land use – building” profile is an excellent option for combination with the following main subjects:

  • Digital Media (ENG)
  • Global Environmental and Sustainability Studies (ENG)
  • International Business Administration & Entrepreneurship (ENG)
  • Kulturwissenschaften (GER)
  • Politikwissenschaft (GER)
  • Umweltwissenschaften (GER)

ENG English-language major: no German required
GER German-language major: German required

Prospects

The “Land use planning and sustainable land use – building” profile will qualify you for work in the following areas:

  • Private planning consultancies
  • Public planning departments and political consultancy
  • Tourism institutions, in particular in the field of natural and cultural landscapes
  • Research institutions

Land use planning and sustainable land use – focus on natural and cultural landscapes

In the “Land use planning and sustainable land use – natural and cultural landscapes” profile, you will acquire the basic knowledge and skills to understand the development, nature and functions of natural abiotic resources and ecosystems and their biota. You will explore current aspects of land and soil use, such as the analysis and planning of possible adjustments to climate change, and soil and climate protection. The profile covers aspects of sustainable development.

Recommended modules

  • Physical Geography (Geomorphology)
  • Environmental Soil Science
  • Biodiversity and Conservation
  • Sectoral Planning I and II
  • Methods of Spatial Sciences

Recommended main subjects

The “Land use planning and sustainable land use – natural and cultural landscapes” profile is an excellent option for combination with the following main subjects:

  • Global Environmental and Sustainability Studies (ENG)
  • Kulturwissenschaften (GER)
  • Umweltwissenschaften (GER)

ENG English-language major: no German required
GER German-language major: German required

Prospects

The “Land use planning and sustainable land use – natural and cultural landscapes” profile will qualify you for work in the following areas:

  • Private planning consultancies
  • Public planning departments and political consultancy
  • (Tourism) development, in particular in the protection of natural and cultural landscapes
  • Research institutions

Resource planning and conservation profile

The “Resource planning and conservation” profile supplements and builds on what you learn in your main subject: you will broaden your knowledge of the theory and develop applied, practical skills. The focus is on abiotic resources and on environmental protection and conservation.

Recommended modules

  • Physical Geography (Geomorphology)
  • Physical Geography (Climate and Weather)
  • Environmental Soil Science
  • Basics of Water Management and Hydraulic Engineering
  • Biodiversity and Conservation
  • Sectoral Planning I and II
  • Methods of Spatial Sciences

Recommended main subjects

The “Resource planning and conservation” profile is an excellent option for combination with the following main subjects:

  • Global Environmental and Sustainability Studies (ENG)
  • Kulturwissenschaften (GER)
  • Politikwissenschaft (GER)
  • Umweltwissenschaften (GER)

ENG English-language major: no German required
GER German-language major: German required

Prospects

The “Resource planning and conservation” profile will qualify you for work in the following areas:

  • Private planning consultancies
  • Public planning departments and political consultancy
  • Associations and institutions working on the protection of natural and cultural landscapes
  • Research institutions

Important

The nature of your qualification and graduate profile depends on the content of modules/classes on the Spatial Sciences minor – is your main focus on economic, environmental, research or planning aspects? – and on your chosen specialisation in your main subject.

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