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Course summary

Explore what is happening in the world around us - sustainability, injustice, poverty and diversity - and be prepared to challenge your existing views. Explore the rapidly changing world around you on this contemporary and dynamic course. You’ll study important topics such as migration, identity, sustainability, social injustice, cities and globalisation. As part of this course, you’ll:

  • Undertake local and international fieldwork
  • Go on a human geography related work placement
  • Conduct a major piece of research for your dissertation
  • Challenge your existing views and gain sought-after skills and new ways of thinking
  • Get involved in live research projects and community consultations
Find out more Expert practitioners Our specialist teaching team includes research-active academics and professionals whose expertise will help shape your learning. You’ll have the chance to study abroad usually for one semester in your second year and you can choose from a wide selection of universities. Popular choices include Macquaire University in Sydney, Australia and the University of San Diego in America. External visits Field trips will allow you to gain an understanding of how, for example, regeneration projects work on the ground, or as locations for conducting fieldwork to develop competence in practical research skills, etc. Projects involve carrying out specific tasks often involving field investigation, analysis, conclusions and recommendations. Follow us on our Twitter account @PlanningHGeog Why study Human Geography at Leeds Beckett University...
  • 100% of students on BA (Hons) Human Geography were positive about the way teaching staff explain things*
  • Field trips that will help you gain an understanding of real-world issues and develop competence in practical research
  • A work placement module that will hone your personal, professional and employability skills
  • A personal tutorial programme to look after your academic and pastoral needs
  • A collaborative approach to learning
*National Student Survey 2023


Year 1 Core Modules:

  • Geography in the Contemporary World
  • Sustainable Urbanism & European Field Trip
  • City & Society
  • Geographies of Diversity
  • Contested Geographies
  • Academic Skills for Geographers & Planners
  • Techniques in Geographical Research
Year 2 Core Modules:
  • Placement & Employability Skills
  • Social Justice
  • Research Methods
  • Development of Geographical Thought
  • International Field Trip
  • Natural Hazard Management & Climate Adaptation
  • Alternative Economic Geographies
Year 3 Core Modules:
  • Dissertation (double module)
In addition, choose from a list of Year 3 option modules. Please check our website for a full and up-to-date list.

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1

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Human Geography at Leeds Beckett University - UCAS