What do you need to get in?
Main entry requirements
104-120 Tariff points to include a minimum of 2 A levels.
Acceptable when combined with other qualifications.
4 points from Standard Level English and Mathematics (if not passed at GCSE grade C or above).
104-120 points to include a minimum of 2 A levels, or equivalent.
If your qualifications aren’t listed here, you can use our UCAS points guide of 104-120 and refer to the university’s website for full details of all entry routes and requirements.
% applicants receiving offers100%
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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BA Geography will equip you with a set of practical skills to understand and engage with the world, its people, communities and cultures. WHY STUDY THIS COURSE? Investigate how we manage, support and conserve our environment with an emphasis on how certain entities serve to construct, maintain and develop global and local systems of wealth and disadvantage. Study in a department that scores consistently high in the National Student Satisfaction survey thanks to the valuable learning and employability opportunities we provide. MORE ABOUT THIS COURSE We offer skills-led curriculum with an emphasis on employability. Regular guest speakers from the public, private and NGO sector help enrich the course while you will have the opportunity to attend fieldtrips in places such as Berlin, Malta, Sicily and Uganda. You can also study abroad for a year at one of our link universities in Poland, Spain or France. WHO IS THIS COURSE FOR? This course is for individuals interested in the world from a geological perspective and its relationship with human societies. SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE GAINED BA Geography develops a wide range of transferrable skills valued by employers in communication, problem solving, decision making, team work and IT. AFTER THE COURSE A range of careers will be open to you including those in environmental management, business management, public services, local and central government, voluntary sector and NGOs, and teaching.
In the first year of your studies, you will be introduced to the breadth of human geography including environmental systems, environmental issues and management as well as research and fieldwork skills. In your second year, you can either choose to continue your studies on a broad basis or specialise in the aspects that interest you most. You’ll also get the chance to travel overseas for some field work. Specialise further in your final year, with a selection of study options depending on which geography pathway you choose and the chance to do your own independent research.
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