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

Course summary

Learn what it takes to manage the complex social and environmental processes impacting our fragile world. Sustainable development. International migration. Environmental justice. Geography is all about responding to the world’s most pressing challenges. Joining us, you’ll study modules informed by our research that present a truly global picture. Our academics influence international climate policy and big changes like the UK Living Wage Campaign. Looking at the impact on communities is vital too. Our recent guest speakers have included the Tower Hamlets Council public health team who shared their experience of community health promotion, as well as leaders from Latin America who spoke about political change. Modules featuring fieldwork We make the most of our London location with day trips around the city on many modules. Maybe you’ll head to Spitalfields market to examine urban consumption cultures. Or perhaps visit Walthamstow wetlands to see water engineering in action. Travelling to places like Boston and Belfast, you’ll also meet climate change activists and tech entrepreneurs. We have a dedicated geography careers consultant who will help you boost your employability. Our graduates secure jobs at influential organisations such as Ordnance Survey, WWF and the UK Environment Agency. Environmental consultant, geographical information systems specialist, risk management officer – your degree in geography could take you in many different directions. This programme is accredited by the Royal Geographical Society (with the Institute of British Geographers).


Sustainable Transitions (Malta Fieldclass) * Planetary Emergencies: From Analysis to Action Global Worlds Reinventing Britain Earth Surface Science Critical Geography: Environment and Society Introduction to Research Methods For full details on all of our modules please go to the online module directory. *Fieldwork module. Flights, shared accommodation, transport in Malta and meals will not cost you anything extra on this compulsory module. Students are responsible for securing their own visas, if required.

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

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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

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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