Geography with Study Abroad in a Modern Language at University of Bristol - UCAS

Course summary

Join a University ranked first in the UK for 'Geography and environmental studies' research (THE analysis of REF 2021) with an excellent reputation for teaching and learning (UK top ten for 'Geography and Environmental Science', Complete University Guide 2024). This four-year course has the same basic structure as BSc Geography but you will spend your third year studying geography and other subjects at a partner university, in the language of your host country. In year one you receive an overview of physical and human geography, and develop a range of geographical and scientific skills. The remaining years are organised around specialist units from physical and/or human geography. Physical geography units covers a wide-ranging exploration of Earth's dynamic processes, emphasising a multidisciplinary approach to studying the natural environment. You will delve into topics such as climate change, glaciology, and hydrology, gaining a comprehensive understanding of the interconnected and societally-relevant systems shaping our planet. Human geography units provide in-depth study of cultural, economic and social geography, emphasising the importance of theory and methods for analysing contemporary geographical problems and policies. Topics range from economic development and global politics to inequalities of health and contemporary social theory. You will develop skills in the use of specialised computer software, statistics and data collection in the field. You will also take relevant language units to prepare you for studying in Europe. Field trips and practical work are key components of the course. There are UK residential trips in year one and in year two there is typically an overseas field trip. Your third year abroad will be arranged on an individual basis. You will study in the language of your host country. We currently have exchange agreements with universities in Bonn, Grenoble, Lyon, Granada and Valencia. To find out more about studying abroad, visit Centre for Study Abroad: bristol.ac.uk/centre-for-study-abroad The skills that you acquire throughout your studies will be applied in a self-directed dissertation project in your final year.

Professional bodies

Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.

  • Royal Geographical Society

How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
F801
Institution code:
B78
Campus name:
Main Site
Campus code:
-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

International applicants

The University of Bristol welcomes applications from international students, and accepts a wide range of qualifications for undergraduate study. If you studied at a school, college or university outside the UK, please select the relevant page for further information on qualification equivalences, scholarships and details of our education representatives in your country/region: bristol.ac.uk/international/countries/

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

European Baccalaureate: 85% overall, or 80% overall with 8.5, 8.5, 8.0 in three specified subjects. Specified subjects include: Biology; Chemistry; Computer Science; Computing; Design and Technology: Product Design 3D; Environmental Science; Further Mathematics; Geography; Geology; Human Biology; Information Communication Technology; Marine Science; Mathematics; Physics; and Statistics.

Please click the following link to find out more about qualification requirements for this course

https://www.bristol.ac.uk/study/undergraduate/2025/geography/bsc-geography-with-study-abroad-in-a-modern-language/#entry-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
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1
EU £29300 Year 1
International £29300 Year 1

Additional fee information

Fees quoted are for 2024 entry only. Fees for 2025 will be confirmed, subject to government approval, later in 2024.
Geography with Study Abroad in a Modern Language at University of Bristol - UCAS