FACULTY- SOCIAL SCIENCES| DEPARTMENT OF GEOGRAPHY| CAMPUS- OKUKU| STATUS- ACTIVE
The Department of Geography, Osun State University, Okuku Campus is one of the pioneer departments in the University. The focal point of the Department’s teaching and research responsibilities is on environmental management in Nigeria and the world at large.
The mission of the master programme is to produce graduates who are aware of the need for spatial, historical and ecological perspectives on the production, exchange and consumption of goods and services in society and well interdisciplinary teams the Nigeria needs for spatial and environmental management.
The Philosophy of the programme of the department is to train qualified managers for more advanced research in related areas. Since resource management is an
issue of much interest to varied disciplines, the programme is designed to accommodate people of diverse background that may show interest in the programme. The this level will prepare someone for advanced research training in related areas at the second level.
The specific overall objectives of the programme are to:
i. promote scholarship, by producing students capable of undertaking resear all fields of environmental resource management;
ii. train candidates who will contribute to the growth and development of Nigeria through sustainable management of the environment;
iii. train the candidates in modern techniques of environmental analysis fo involvement in national and international assignment, and in sustainable development;
iv. produce high caliber researchers who will take up career in University andResearch Institutes.