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Chartered Geographer (United Kingdom)

  • Generic name of profession

    Title:
    Geographer
  • Identification

    Name of regulated profession:
    Chartered Geographer
    Translation(s):
    undefined
    Country:
    United Kingdom
    Region:
    All regions
  • Legal information

    Legal basis for regulation

     
    EU Law :
    Other  Royal Charter
    National legislation:
    Royal Charter incorporated in 1859, and including the revision approved by Privy Council as published in the 2003 RGS-IBG Bye-Laws
    Useful link:
    http://www.rgs.org

    Regulation

     
    Type of regulation :
    Protected title (without reserves of activities)

    Recognition

     
    Recognition under:
    DIRECTIVE 2005/36/EC
    Additional information :
    Recognition under Directive 2005/36/EC:
    General system of recognition - primary application
    Qualification level:
    PS3 - Diploma of post-secondary level (3-4 years) , Art. 11 d
    Prior check of qualifications for a temporary and/or occasional provision of services:
    No
  • Activities

    Description of activities:
    The Chartered Geographer accreditation recognises those who are using their geographical skills and knowledge in the workplace. Geography is the integrated study of the Earth’s landscapes, peoples, places and environments. Chartered Geographers may specialise in the dynamics of any of these phenomena, from local to global scales across the world, including environmental processes, the relationships between peoples, or between peoples and their physical environments. As appropriate to the problems they address, their skills may be based in quantitative or qualitative methods in the environmental or social sciences, or in the humanities.
    Translation(s):
    The Chartered Geographer accreditation recognises those who are using their geographical skills and knowledge in the workplace. Geography is the integrated study of the Earth’s landscapes, peoples, places and environments. Chartered Geographers may specialise in the dynamics of any of these phenomena, from local to global scales across the world, including environmental processes, the relationships between peoples, or between peoples and their physical environments. As appropriate to the problems they address, their skills may be based in quantitative or qualitative methods in the environmental or social sciences, or in the humanities. (EN)
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