Manchester Metropolitan University

Degree level: Undergraduate

Geography

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Course summary

Study geography at Manchester Met and you’ll begin with a good grounding in earth surface processes and landform development alongside society, culture, place and space. With a wide range of options in the later years of your geography degree, you can explore the issues and areas that interest you most. While we have excellent teaching facilities on campus, we know that some of the most powerful lessons are learned outside the classroom. So, you’ll have ample opportunity to get involved in fieldwork trips around the UK and overseas, helping you develop and refine your practical skills. There is the opportunity to take a four-year route to broaden your horizons by spending a year working in industry on placement or studying overseas in your third year. Along the way, you’ll explore key theories and concepts – and how they apply to geographical phenomena – while developing practical skills and techniques through field and laboratory work. FEATURES AND BENEFITS

  • We are proud to be the UK’s most sustainable university (People and Planet League 2021).
  • We offer free carbon literacy training in person and online to our students, to build their understanding of sustainability and to enhance their employability.
  • Fieldwork opportunities in the UK or overseas are available during each year of the degree.
  • Our laboratories and facilities will give you first-hand experience of a wide range of manual and instrumental lab skills and techniques.
  • You can progress to our four-year study abroad route which gives you the opportunity to study overseas during your third year in North America, Australia or in Europe, subject to availability.
  • You also have the opportunity to transfer to our four-year placement route, which offers the chance to spend your third year working on a placement with a relevant employer – gaining the skills and experience that can boost your career prospects.
  • We are investing £115m to transform the way we teach in the Faculty of Science and Engineering. Opening in 2023, our new Dalton building will enhance collaboration between students, staff and industry and provide new and improved teaching spaces, including a 200-student capacity ‘super lab’.

Course details


How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
L701
Institution code:
M40
Campus name:
Main Site
Campus code:
-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

GCSE grade C/4 or above in English Language or Pass in Level 2 Functional Skills English and GCSE grade C/4 or above in Mathematics or Pass in Level 2 Functional Skills Mathematics The level 2 requirements may also be met through the level 3 course requirements for the course; please contact the University directly if you require further information.


Unistats information

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Student satisfaction
65%
Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
90%
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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

No fee information has been provided for this course

Additional fee information

https://www.mmu.ac.uk/study/undergraduate/course/bsc-geography-with-option-to-study-overseas/september-2023/#fees
Geography at Manchester Metropolitan University - UCAS