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Nottingham Trent University

Geography

UCAS Code: F801

Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)

Entry requirements


A level

B,B,C

112 UCAS Tariff points from three A-Levels or equivalent qualifications, including A-Level Geography grade C

Pass your Access course with 60 credits overall with a minimum of 45 credits at level 3, including relevant Geography modules

GCSE/National 4/National 5

GCSE English grade C/4 or equivalent GCSE Maths grade C/4 or equivalent

112 UCAS tariff points from your BTEC level 3 National Diploma and one A-Level or equivalent qualifications, including A-Level Geography grade C

112 UCAS tariff points from your BTEC level 3 National Extended Certificate and two A-Levels or equivalent qualifications, including A-Level Geography grade C

Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma

DMM

including relevant Geography modules

UCAS Tariff

112
100%
Applicants receiving offers

About this course


Course option

4years

Sandwich | 2018

Subject

Physical geographical sciences

Accredited by the Royal Geographical Society (with IBG), this course has consistently high satisfaction rates. It explores the world that we share, and the physical and social processes associated with it. The course includes the chance to go on residential field trips both in the UK and overseas (these currently include Spain, North Wales and Derbyshire).You will gain the skills to tackle some of the most pressing issues we face today. Youll examine issues of global concern, including environmental hazards and disasters, sustainability, resource management, migration, and globalisation. There is a focus on employing cutting-edge technologies such as geographical information systems (GIS), unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) and remote sensing equipment to manage human and natural resources.Our uniquely positioned, rural Brackenhurst Campus acts as an outdoor classroom where you can put your learning directly into practice and gain a wealth of practical-based skills. Its only a short hop to the bright lights of Nottingham city centre though, so you really do get the best of both worlds.

Tuition fees

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Channel Islands
£9,250
per year
England
£9,250
per year
EU
£9,250
per year
International
£13,450
per year
Northern Ireland
£9,250
per year
Scotland
£9,250
per year
Wales
£9,250
per year

The Uni


Course location:

Brackenhurst Campus

Department:

School of Animal, Rural and Environmental Science

TEF rating:

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What students say


How do students rate their degree experience?

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Physical geographical sciences

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Who studies this subject and how do they get on?

100%
UK students
0%
International students
58%
Male students
42%
Female students
68%
2:1 or above
6%
Drop out rate

After graduation


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Physical geographical sciences

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
95%
med
Employed or in further education
100%
high
Employed in a role where degree was essential or beneficial

Top job areas of graduates

17%
Sales, marketing and related associate professionals
10%
Teaching and educational professionals
10%
Engineering professionals
What do graduate employment figures really tell you?

There are two options for geography studies: the one we're talking about here is physical geography (there is also an option for geography courses with a more human or social steer). Like a lot of sciences, quite a few graduates in physical geography — about one in five — go on to further study, mainly for one-year Masters courses, and not just in geography, but in environmental sciences, conservation and in courses where we don't have enough graduates like planning and surveying. And in the world of work, graduates often go into environment, surveying and heritage work - and teaching. These are well-rounded degrees that help graduates get a range of useful skills and so careers such as marketing, business analysis, sports and management are also popular and it's often easy to convert or retrain once you have a geography degree.

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