Geography at Edge Hill University - UCAS

Course summary

Pack your bags and discover how human societies, cultures and behaviours are shaping the planet on our geography degree (BA). By specialising in human geography, you’ll explore the socio-economic, cultural, political and environmental issues facing today’s world. Examine the reciprocal relationships between human societies, cultures, behaviours, and the environment on this human geography degree. Exciting UK and international fieldwork opportunities will broaden your geographical knowledge of the Earth’s human and physical environments, landscapes and processes. Using the latest industry technology on our geography course, you’ll gain experience in geographical information systems (GIS) and remote sensing. And develop your understanding of the human factors – social, economic, political and cultural – that influence life on our planet. Specialising in human geography will help you understand the societal and environmental challenges facing the world. You’ll complete theoretical and practical investigations, and learn about Earth’s changing human geography to better understand key global issues. You can also tailor your geography degree to your interests, with the opportunity to select subject-specific and complementary modules. We’ll help you to prepare for life after Edge Hill. Take part in specialised careers and employability activities across your three years to help you discover what to do next. We also have a Geography BSc degree for students interested in the physical aspects of our world and environment. You will have options to study modules from this course during your BA degree.


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Assessment method

Assessments give you the opportunity to display your knowledge and understanding and to develop and demonstrate your competence in subject-specific and key skills. Modules are assessed by either coursework only or a mixture of coursework and examination. Exams never count for more than 60% of the total mark for modules that include an examination. Coursework includes practical portfolios, essays, project reports, field notebooks, individual and group oral presentations and poster presentations.

How to apply

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1
  • Year 2
  • Year 3

International applicants

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Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

If you have a minimum of two A Levels (or equivalent), there is no maximum number of qualifications that we will accept UCAS points from. This includes additional qualifications such as Extended Project Qualification (EPQ), AS Levels that haven’t been continued to A Level, and General Studies AS or A Level awards. For further information on how you can meet the entry requirements, including details of alternative qualifications, please visit or contact our Course Enquiries Team on 01695 657000 or email [email protected].

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Student Outcomes

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Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
Go onto work and study

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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
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1
Republic of Ireland £9250 Year 1

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Geography at Edge Hill University - UCAS