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Coventry University

Geography

UCAS Code: L700

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

Entry requirements


A level

A,B,B-B,B,B

The Access to HE Diploma to include 30 Level 3 credits at Merit. Plus GCSE English Language and Mathematics at grade C or above.

GCSE/National 4/National 5

5 GCSEs at grade C or above including English Language and Mathematics. Coventry University recognise the new grade 4 as equivalent to grade C.

International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme

29

Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma

DDD-DMM

UCAS Tariff

120-128

We’ve calculated how many Ucas points you’ll need for this course.

97%
Applicants receiving offers

About this course


This course has alternative study modes. Contact the university to find out how the information below might vary.

Course option

3years

Full-time | 2018

Other options

4 years | Sandwich | 2018

Subject

Human geography

Geography (BA) is one of the highest ranked courses in the UK and can prepare you for careers in many areas including local government, urban planning, environmental agencies, international development, the arts, retail, finance, ICT, education and research. Having taught Geography for over 40 years, Coventry is ranked as one of the 12 best universities in the UK for ‘Geography and Environmental Studies’ in the Guardian University Guide 2018.

Focusing on human and environmental geography, this course explores the relationships between people, places and environments and their impact on society. You will have opportunity to develop an understanding of how historical and modern activities affect our cultural and built environment, such as globalisation, development and sustainability. We will examine our invasive processes – some harmful, others helpful – like farming, construction, biodiversity or conservation.

We offer a common first year across our three Geography degrees, so students will touch upon topics covered in the other two degrees, namely physical geography (BSc Geography) and natural hazards (BSc Geography and Natural Hazards). All three degrees have fieldwork, both here in the UK and overseas, embedded within them. Past students have visited the Lake District to study processes of change in human and physical environments; Dorset to put into practice various human geography field techniques, examining themes such as agriculture, historical change of the urban landscape, land management and conflict; and the Gambia to study development in the West African context.

Tuition fees

Select where you currently live to see what you'll pay:

England
£9,250
per year
EU
£9,250
per year
International
£11,927
per year
Northern Ireland
£9,250
per year
Scotland
£9,250
per year
Wales
£9,250
per year

The Uni


Course location:

Coventry University

Department:

School of Humanities

TEF rating:
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What students say


We've crunched the numbers to see if overall student satisfaction here is high, medium or low compared to students studying this subject(s) at other universities.

91%
high
Human geography

How do students rate their degree experience?

The stats below relate to the general subject area/s at this university, not this specific course. We show this where there isn’t enough data about the course, or where this is the most detailed info available to us.

Human geography

Teaching and learning

100%
Staff make the subject interesting
100%
Staff are good at explaining things
97%
Ideas and concepts are explored in-depth
92%
Opportunities to apply what I've learned

Assessment and feedback

Feedback on work has been timely
Feedback on work has been helpful
Staff are contactable when needed
Good advice available when making study choices

Resources and organisation

97%
Library resources
100%
IT resources
100%
Course specific equipment and facilities
100%
Course is well organised and has run smoothly

Student voice

Staff value students' opinions
Feel part of a community on my course

Who studies this subject and how do they get on?

98%
UK students
2%
International students
51%
Male students
49%
Female students
67%
2:1 or above
0%
Drop out rate

Most popular A-Levels studied (and grade achieved)

C
C
D
310

After graduation


The stats in this section relate to the general subject area/s at this university – not this specific course. We show this where there isn't enough data about the course, or where this is the most detailed info available to us.

Human geography

What are graduates doing after six months?

This is what graduates told us they were doing (and earning), shortly after completing their course. We've crunched the numbers to show you if these immediate prospects are high, medium or low, compared to those studying this subject/s at other universities.

£20,000
med
Average annual salary
94%
med
Employed or in further education
100%
med
Employed in a role where degree was essential or beneficial

Top job areas of graduates

9%
Business, finance and related associate professionals
7%
Sales, marketing and related associate professionals
7%
Conservation and environment professionals
What do graduate employment figures really tell you?

What about your long term prospects?

Looking further ahead, below is a rough guide for what graduates went on to earn.

Human geography

The graph shows median earnings of graduates who achieved a degree in this subject area one, three and five years after graduating from here.

£17k

£17k

£21k

£21k

£22k

£22k

Note: this data only looks at employees (and not those who are self-employed or also studying) and covers a broad sample of graduates and the various paths they've taken, which might not always be a direct result of their degree.

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