What do you need to get in?
Main entry requirements
Though A-level Geography is preferred, it is not required. We usually ask for a grade B in Geography or another appropriate subject.
Though Geography is preferred, it is not required. We usually ask for a grade B in Geography or another appropriate subject.
If your qualifications aren’t listed here, you can use our UCAS points guide of 120-136 and refer to the university’s website for full details of all entry routes and requirements.
% applicants receiving offers93%
Provided by UCAS, this is the percentage of applicants who were offered a place on the course last year. Note that not all applicants receiving offers will take up the place, so this figure is likely to differ from applicants to places.
Tuition fee & financial support£9,250
Maximum annual fee for UK students. NHS-funded, sandwich or part-time course fees may vary.
If you live in:
- Scotland and go to a Scottish university, you won’t pay tuition fees
- Northern Ireland and go to an NI uni, you’ll pay £3,805 in tuition fees
- Wales you’ll pay £3,810 in fees and get a tuition fee grant to cover the rest
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Are you interested in cultures, economies and societies, and their interaction with the natural environment? The flexibility of our Geography BA programme allows you to focus on exciting aspects of human geography, including globalisation and international development; geopolitics; social justice; cities past, present and future; economy and society; and culture and identity, while also keeping the option to explore elements of physical geography such as the science and politics of climate change. We will train you in innovative social science research methods, from visual analysis to interviewing and geographical information systems (GIS). Youâ??ll learn in lectures, seminars and the field while exciting field trip destinations include the UK as well as India, Ireland and the USA.* *Compulsory fieldwork in the School of Geography is undertaken at no extra cost. Optional overseas fieldwork will incur extra costs. Destinations can vary year-on-year and are subject to availability.
Year 1: Core units: Human geography; research methods in social science; introduction to geographical ideas and practics; options include: geography of modern Britain; planet Earth (global systems); geomaterials; processes and landforms; people and the environment; global environmental issues. Year 2: Core units: Research skills and project management; options include: geography of population; society, city and economy; development geography; society, culture and space; landscapes of power; urban futures; geographies of health; geographical information systems; environmental change; hazards; coastal processes and management. Year 3: Core units: Independent geographical study; options include: readings in geography; population geography II; politics of development; urbanism; culture and modernity; gender and development; health and society; geographies of home; the geography of technology; regional economics and policy; geographies of labour; environmental management; water and catchment management; environmental pollution; cold environments.
With around 21,187 students and 4,000 staff, we are one of the biggest University of London colleges. We teach and research across a wide range of subjects in the humanities, social sciences, law, medicine and dentistry, and science and engineering. Based in Mile End, we offer one of the largest self-contained residential campuses in London.
How you'll spend your time
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- Lectures / seminars
- Independent study
How you'll be assessed
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- Written exams
- Practical exams
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