What do you need to get in?
Main entry requirements
Where an applicant is taking the EPQ alongside A-levels, the EPQ will be taken into consideration and result in lower A-level grades being required. Socio-economics factors which may have impacted an applicant's education will be taken into consideration and alternative offers may be made to these applicants. General Studies and Critical thinking A-levels are not accepted At least five GCSEs at grade A*-C or 9-4 including English and Mathematics are also required.
Distinction, Distinction in a related subject plus one A-level grade B. At least five GCSEs at grade A*-C or 9 - 4 including English and Mathematics
Distinction*, Distinction*, Distinction in a related subject. At least five GCSEs at grade A*-C or 9 - 4 including English and Mathematics
6,5,5 at Higher Level with a minimum of 32 points overall.
If your qualifications aren’t listed here, you can use our UCAS points guide of 128-136 and refer to the university’s website for full details of all entry routes and requirements.
% applicants receiving offers94%
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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While physical geographers look at the features and processes that make up our physical world, human geographers concern themselves with the ways in which humans interact with and are affected by our environment. Study Human Geography at Royal Holloway, University of London and you’ll explore topics including culture, economics and geopolitics, developing an advanced understanding of our relationship with the planet. This flexible programme lets you tailor your learning through a variety of optional modules, allowing you to choose your perfect balance between the twin disciplines of human and physical geography. You’ll enjoy a range of fieldwork opportunities in the UK and abroad as part of a close, supportive community with an excellent staff-to-student ratio. Royal Holloway Department of Geography was ranked 2nd in the UK for research by the Research Excellence Framework 2014, which means you'll benefit from world-class research-led teaching from our expert academics. Graduate with a degree in Human Geography and you’ll enjoy strong employability prospects, with the portfolio of knowledge and skills you build during your studies making you an attractive prospect to employers in a variety of sectors. Recent Department of Geography graduates have gone on to careers in environmental conservation, media relations and more, and you will also be well placed to pursue postgraduate study. Enjoy extensive fieldwork opportunities in locations currently including Andalusia, Cyprus, Malawi, London and New York. Join a department which has received the highest student satisfaction results in every National Student Survey (NSS) since 2011. Be part of a close student community and a supportive learning environment, with small group seminars and tutorials encouraging development and cooperation. Graduate with excellent employment prospects in a variety of fields.
Physical Geography 1 - Atmosphere, Oceans and the Geosphere, Physical Geography 2 - Biogeography, Ecology and Scales of Change, Human Geography 1 - Cultures, Economies, Histories, Human Geography 2 - Politics, Society, Development and Environments, Geographical Field and Research Training 1, Geographical Techniques 1, Digital Geographies - Introduction to Remote Sensing and GIS, Geographical Techniques 2, Geographical Field Training 2, In addition to these mandatory course units there are a number of optional course units available during your degree studies
Royal Holloway has one of the most beautiful campus settings in the UK - including the historic Founder's building at the centre of student life and modern academic and social facilities all within easy reach of London. Beyond the buildings there are acres of woodland and open spaces. Over 2,600 Royal Holloway students participate in 100 clubs and societies offered by the students' union.
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