Symposium: Teaching Economic Geography In Uk Higher Education Insti-Tutions

Mick Healey*

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This paper examines how the changes in the last decade in economic geography have been reflected in the courses taught in the UK and assesses the impact of recent changes in teaching styles and methods on how the subject is taught. It summarises the findings from a survey of 50 UK Geography Departments. The paper covers three main topics: The significance of economic geography in UK degrees courses; the characteristics of introductory economic geography courses; and the issues involved in the teaching of economic geography.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)70-79
Number of pages10
JournalJournal of Geography in Higher Education
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 1994
Externally publishedYes


  • degree courses
  • Economic geography
  • UK


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