Keele University

Degree level: Undergraduate

Geography with Foundation Year

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Course summary

Foundation Year Our Foundation Year provides an excellent alternative route to Keele, providing a unique opportunity to better prepare for your chosen degree, and with guaranteed entry onto your undergraduate course once you successfully complete your Foundation Year. This extra year of study can improve your academic skills, expand your subject knowledge, give you a better understanding of higher education and, perhaps most importantly of all, build your confidence. On the Keele Foundation Year, you'll study on campus, joining our undergraduate community from the outset, with access to all the facilities and support that you'd get as an undergraduate student at Keele. International Students For International Students, Foundation Years are delivered through our dedicated on-campus provider, Keele University International College. To find out more, visit https://kuic.keele.ac.uk/ Geography BA (Hons) Are you actively curious about the world? Learn about the spatial dynamics of human behaviours and social inequalities, tackle global challenges with expert academics and develop the skills to enter a wide variety of careers. Why choose this course?

  • Top 10 in England for Geography (National Student Survey, 2021)
  • Accredited by the Royal Geographical Society (with IBG)
  • Our 600-acre campus offers a fantastic natural environment to perform fieldwork
  • Study abroad and work placement options
  • Develop practical geographical skills that are valued in the workplace
Geography is uniquely positioned between the physical and social sciences enabling geographers to provide broad-ranging perspectives on a range of key societal challenges. It explores the spatial interactions between human behaviours and society and the interrelationships between the environment and political, economic and social forces. The flexibility of our programme enables you to explore the full breadth and depth of this dynamic discipline. Depending on where your interests lie, you can focus on physical geography, human geography or a mixture of both. Our focus on climate change, global responsibility, sustainability, and the application of professional geographical skills to real-world situations will prepare you for a wide range of careers and for life as a responsible global citizen. Our unique 600-acre rural campus is a fantastic natural environment to carry out fieldwork. You can test new ideas, discover solutions to problems and bring your learning to life. Keele's diverse habitats and environments enable you to learn in an authentic environment whilst practicing sustainably. About Keele Keele University was established in 1949 by the former Vice-Chancellor of Oxford University. Founded to meet the needs of a changing world, Keele has always had a pioneering vision to be a different kind of university. We excel in both teaching and research, with some of the most satisfied students in England, and research that is changing lives for the better at a regional, national and global level. Our beautiful 600-acre campus is one of the biggest in Britain – but all the most important services and facilities are on your doorstep, with accommodation, teaching spaces, facilities including a medical centre, sports centre and pharmacy, and a range of shops, eateries and entertainment venues – including the Students’ Union – clustered around the centre.

Modules

For a list of indicative modules please visit the course page on the Keele University website.


How to apply

Application codes

Please select a course option – you will then see the application code you need to use to apply for the course.

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Foundation

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

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

https://www.keele.ac.uk/study/foundationyears/foundationcourses/socialsciencefoundationyear/#entry-requirements


Unistats information

Operated by the Office for Students
81%
Student satisfaction
50%
Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
95%
Go onto work and study

The student satisfaction data is from students surveyed during the Covid-19 pandemic. The number of student respondents and response rates can be important in interpreting the data – it is important to note your experience may be different from theirs. This data will be based on the subject area rather than the specific course. Read more about this data on the Discover Uni website.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

No fee information has been provided for this course

Additional fee information

Please note, our fees for 2023 entry will be available soon. Although we review our fees annually and these may change, our 2022 entry fees are available on our website: keele.ac.uk/study/undergraduate/tuitionfeesandfunding/undergraduatetuitionfees/
Geography with Foundation Year at Keele University - UCAS