Geography at Bangor University - UCAS

Course summary

This flexible degree allows you to explore the physical processes that shape the Earth, the social, cultural and economic processes that influence people and places, and the human environment relationships. You will begin with a broad geographical foundation that introduces you to social, physical and environmental geographies. You will go on to develop understanding in, and the ability to analyse key global challenges, such as climate change, natural hazards, water resources and pollution. Our modules cover everything from glacial and ocean environments to soils and environmental policy. We will introduce you to a range of research methods and IT, GIS, and statistical skills. You will develop professional and transferrable skills that employers value. During your final year you will conduct your own research under staff guidance, allowing you to showcase your abilities developed throughout your studies. Field work is an integral part of this degree, and there will be lots of opportunity to get outside and learn valuable skills in/around North Wales, alongside residential trips in the UK and Europe. You can study abroad or participate in our placement year (either work or study). This degree is accredited by the Royal Geographical Society (with IBG). Accredited degrees contain a solid academic foundation in geographical knowledge and skills and prepare you to address the needs of the world beyond higher education. BA or BSc? Students on both degrees can choose from the same range of optional modules. If you chose this BSc course you might mainly select physical geography modules, but you can still choose human geography modules that give you the flexibility to maintain your interest in both sides of the discipline. MGeog? You can also convert onto the MGeog at the end of Year 2, providing your year average mark is above 55%. ‘Placement Year’ and 'International Experience Year’ options are available for this course. You will have the opportunity to fully consider these options when you have started your course at Bangor and can make an application for a transfer onto such a pathway at the appropriate time. You can find more information about these options on our website and if you have any questions, please get in touch. If you don’t have the required qualifications for this degree-level course or are looking to re-enter education after time away from study, then a Foundation Year Programme might be the right choice for you. Please see Environmental Science F90F.


For details of the modular structure, please see the course description on Bangor University's website.

How to apply

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

We allow you flexibility in meeting our entry requirements and accept a broad range of qualifications. We are happy to accept combinations of the qualifications listed above, as well as alternative Level 3 qualifications such as City & Guilds, Access and Cambridge Technical Diplomas. We also welcome applications from mature learners and/or those with other qualifications are considered on individual merit. If you cannot find the qualifications that you are studying (or have completed) listed above, please contact us for advice: [email protected] If you don't think you'll meet the entry requirements specified, you may be able to gain entry to this course via a Foundation Year route. Please see: Environmental Science with Foundation Year (UCAS Code: F90F). International Candidates: school leaving qualifications that are equivalent to A levels/Level 3 and/or college diplomas are accepted from countries worldwide (subject to minimum English Language requirements), details at:

English language requirements

For the most up-to-date information on acceptable English Language proficiency qualifications, please visit our webpage below.

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

*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.

Tuition fee status depends on a number of criteria and varies according to where in the UK you will study. For further guidance on the criteria for home or overseas tuition fees, please refer to the UKCISA website .

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Tuition fees and scholarship information for International applicants can be found here:
Geography at Bangor University - UCAS