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Course Title[Course Code]:Land Use[053116]

Faculty: Arts
Department: Geography
Program: Specialized diploma in Maps and geographical information systems
Compulsory / Elective:Elective
Postgraduate(Diploma-Not Available)
Lecture:( 2 ) Practical / Clinical:( - ) Tutorial:( - )

Course Description:
The course aims at introducing the study of rural and urban land use, and how to conduct a study in the investment in land using questionnaires, field studies, etc. The course comprises: preparing the base map, the study of the system of producing maps as adopted by the Ordnance Survey, urban land use with varied aims of study (the city as a whole, a quarter of a city, a street), rural land use (in the village, the land under cultivation, irrigation and drainage systems, land holdings, soil), preparing a questionnaire, conducting a field study.