Bath Spa University has opted into the TEF and received a Silver award.
Focus on the physical environment – why here differs from there, and how places change over time. Friendly, supportive team of lecturers, who are excellent teachers and active researchers. Specialisms include: river and coastal processes, environmental hazards, climate science, geotechnologies and more. Field trips currently include residential trips to the Lake District and Northern India. Studying Physical Geography expands your understanding of the changing physical landscape, and the interactions that people have with different environments. An ability to link environmental processes and social and spatial behaviours is a defining feature of geographical practice. As a result, Geography is clearly important in understanding today’s pressing global and local issues including climate change, natural hazard management, and sustainable development. Studying Geography at Bath Spa University, you’ll learn geographical concepts, theories and knowledge, while gaining skills that can improve your career prospects. Geography graduates are valued by employers for this unique combination.
In Year 1 you will be introduced to the exciting world of Geography, developing your foundational geographical knowledge and skills.You will get a taste of a variety of geographies, and there are plenty of opportunities to do fieldwork.Topics of study may include examining contemporary geographical issues and learning about the variety of physical landscapes. In Year 2 you will continue to explore physical geography, with a greater emphasis placed on research methods. You will learn a wide range of useful methods and techniques, both in the classroom and through fieldwork. There are also many optional modules to choose from. Finally, Year 3 will see you further specialise in physical geography. You will develop your skills as an independent scholar by undertaking dissertation research. There are further optional modules to choose from. For more information please refer to our website.
You’ll experience a variety of different assessment methods throughout your degree. These include essays, project reports, presentations, posters, video clips, fieldcraft assessments, reflective items, time-constrained tests and examinations. These will give you a rich and diverse skills learning experience, be of real benefit in the search for a good career, and be useful in your professional activities.
How to apply
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
English language requirements
|IELTS (Academic)||6||IELTS 6.0 - for visa nationals, with a minimum score of IELTS 5.5 in each element.|
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Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9250||Year 1|
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