Geography with a Year Abroad at Queen Mary University of London - UCAS

Course summary

Are you interested in cultures, economies and societies and their interaction with the natural environment? Our highly flexible Geography BA course allows you to focus on exciting aspects of human geography, such as: Cities past, present and future Culture and identity Economy and society Geopolitics Globalisation and international development Social justice But you’re also free to choose physical geography modules, for example environmental pollution or flood risk management and modelling. We’ll train you in innovative social science research methods, from visual analysis to interviewing to geographical information systems (GIS). Explore the world with us on fieldwork in places such as the US and India, as well as UK-based fieldwork, including opportunities right here in London. Option modules in the second and final years allow you to direct your study towards your aims and interests. In the final year you’ll design your own project with guidance from our experts, developing the skills to become a researcher in your own right.


YEAR 1 Ideas and Practice in Geography* (GEG4007) Geography in the World (GEG4003) Research Methods for Geographers and Environmental Scientists (GEG4004) Reinventing Britain* (GEG4106) Global Worlds (GEG4112) Earth Surface Science (GEG4209) For full details on all of our modules please go to the online module directory. Please note that all modules are subject to change.

Assessment method

Modules are assessed through a combination of coursework and examination. Coursework may include extended essays, short reports, posters, oral presentations and group work. Students must also complete a final-year independent study project of 10,000 words, based on an original study of their choice.

How to apply

You can no longer submit a new application for courses starting in 2023.

If you already have a 2023 application and are in Clearing, you can add this course as a Clearing choice – contact the university or college first to check they have places.

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

English language requirements

All applicants to QMUL must show they meet a minimum academic English language standard for admission and to be successful on the course. Please refer to the website below for details on our English Language requirements by course and acceptable alternative qualifications. You will also find important information regarding UKVI's English requirements if you are applying as an international student who will require Tier 4 immigration permission to enter the UK.

Queen Mary University of London: English Language Requirements

Student Outcomes

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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

*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.

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Geography with a Year Abroad at Queen Mary University of London - UCAS