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York St John University

Human Geography

UCAS Code: 8B12

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

Entry requirements


UCAS Tariff

96-112

3 GCSEs at grade C / 4 or above (or equivalent) including English Language and Maths

94%
Applicants receiving offers

About this course


Course option

3years

Full-time | 2019

Subject

Human geography

Human Geography is one of the most dynamic and exciting academic subjects of the present time – indeed a recent report described human geography research in the UK as world-leading. As one human geographer has written “geography is everywhere” - and there is no better subject for understanding the world around us. Human Geography looks at issues of place, space and landscape. It addresses key questions such as: how and why are places different from one another? How are cities changing and what is making them change? How is globalisation having an impact on the everyday places in which we live and work? How do things vary in different places and what causes these variations? What are the factors that shape landscapes and how have these changed over time? Studying human geography will open your eyes to the world around you so that you can understand and interpret why things are as they are – and how they are constantly changing.

Modules

Modules may include: Level 1: Urban and Economic Geography; Social and Cultural Geography; Tourism Geographies; Human Geographies of Yorkshire; Fieldwork Studies (residential fieldwork in a UK destination). Level 2: Society & Space; Culture & Landscape; Cultural & Heritage Tourism; Research Methods for Human Geography; Research Project (residential fieldwork); Human Geography: Professional Practice (work placement). Level 3: The Contemporary City; Human Geography Dissertation; International/Cross-cultural fieldwork (residential fieldwork overseas); One from: Media Geographies, Responsible Tourism or Transnational Cinema.

Tuition fees

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Channel Islands
£9,250
per year
England
£9,250
per year
EU
£9,250
per year
International
£12,750
per year
Northern Ireland
£9,250
per year
Scotland
£9,250
per year
Wales
£9,250
per year

The Uni


Course location:

York St John University

Department:

Humanities

TEF rating:

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Who studies this subject and how do they get on?

99%
UK students
1%
International students
43%
Male students
57%
Female students
61%
2:1 or above
11%
Drop out rate

Most popular A-Levels studied (and grade achieved)

C
C
C

After graduation


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97%
med
Employed in a role where degree was essential or beneficial

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