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Birkbeck, University of London

Human Geography

UCAS Code: L700

Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)

Entry requirements


A level

B,B,C-A,B,B

UCAS Tariff

112-128
100%
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About this course


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Course option

3.0years

Full-time | 2020

Other options

4.0 years | Part-time | 2020

Subject

Human geography

Birkbeck's BA Human Geography gives you a deeper understanding of the complex processes that shape our contemporary social, political, economic and cultural life. It focuses on how we interact with each other and the environment, exploring the relationship between culture, identity, space and place, to appreciate the multiple connections between humans and the physical landscapes they inhabit.

In your first year, you will acquire key disciplinary skills. You can then tailor your degree to your interests by drawing from a range of modules that focus on key contemporary issues such as globalisation, identity, racism, nationalism, community and diaspora, the city and urban inequality, international development and poverty.

You will benefit from our mix of classroom and field-based teaching that brings together students from diverse backgrounds, to build social and professional networks and develop important research skills in data collection and analysis that you need for both academic research and in the workplace.

The BA Human Geography is available for full-time and part-time evening study over three or four years.

Highlights

- We offer a range of core modules in human geography, covering major contemporary issues, such as globalisation, identity, racism, and nationalism. You can also choose modules from other disciplines, such as anthropology and international development.

- We offer local and international field trips, catering to a range of themes in human geography including urbanisation, gender and globalisation.

- Birkbeck teaching takes place in the evening, enabling you to work and study at the same time. You will study in small classes with internationally recognised researchers, interacting with fellow students, some of whom are already working in relevant sectors.

- Birkbeck's professional recruitment service, Birkbeck Talent, can help you secure paid internships and work opportunities. Graduates in the BA Human Geography find employment in a range of areas including local government, public service, the community sector and teaching.

- Our campus in London offers students the chance to explore one of the world’s great multicultural cities, and access to world-class libraries and institutions like the British Museum and the British Library.

Modules

For information about course structure and the modules you will be studying, please visit Birkbeck’s online prospectus.

Assessment methods

Assessment methods vary, depending on the module, but can include project work, reports, essays, presentations and examinations.

Tuition fees

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Channel Islands
£9,250
per year
England
£9,250
per year
EU
£9,250
per year
International
£13,675
per year
Northern Ireland
£9,250
per year
Scotland
£9,250
per year
Wales
£9,250
per year

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Course location:

Birkbeck, University of London

Department:

Geography

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