Bournemouth University

Degree level: Undergraduate

Geography (with Foundation Year)

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Course summary

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Why study BSc (Hons) Geography?

  • Taught by an expert-led team of lecturers, academics and guest speakers covering units such as Marine Geography, Earth & Society, Climate & Environmental Change
  • Fieldwork is carried out in a variety of stimulating environments, including the World Heritage Site Jurassic Coast, the Isle of Wight and the New Forest
  • Opportunities for you to learn through fieldwork by joining staff-led research projects overseas
  • An opportunity to complete field experience abroad. Past themes have included conservation practice in China, and preparation for climate change in farming communities in Nepal
  • As the course covers both human and physical geography, you can tailor the course to your interests by choosing appropriate units from year two
  • 90% of our final year students agree our staff are good at explaining things and this course received an overall 90% satisfaction rating from our final year students.
Foundation year: We have a foundation year option for UK students who do not meet the entry requirements for the degree course. This additional year of study will give you a grounding in the scientific skills required for this course, building your confidence, knowledge and skills for further study. After successful completion of the foundation year, you will progress to the full degree.

Course details

Modules

During the foundation year, you will study the following units: Applied Sciences; Academic Study Skills; Introduction to Biology; Introduction to Psychology; Mathematics in Science; and Foundation Year Project. As part of the degree, you will study a number of units including: physical geography, earth and society, Human geography, marine geography, applications of environmental sciences and as well as the core units there are a number of option units that allow you to tailor your study.

Professional bodies

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

  • Royal Geographical Society

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


Unistats information

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92%
Student satisfaction
75%
Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
95%
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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Republic of Ireland £9250 Year 1
England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1

Additional fee information

All fees are quoted in pounds sterling and are per year. Fees during your placement year (if applicable): £850. Visit Bournemouth University's website for full details.

Provider information

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Bournemouth University
Talbot Campus
Fern Barrow
Poole
BH12 5BB


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Course Clearing information

Additional information

On Tuesday 10 August, our Clearing helpline will be open between 7:30am - 6pm | Wednesday 11 August: 8am - 6pm | Thursday 12 August: 8am - 6pm | Friday 13 August: 8am - 6pm | Saturday 14 August: 10am - 3pm | Sunday 15 August: 10am - 3pm. From Monday 16 August, opening times will be 9am - 5pm Monday to Thursday and 9am - 4pm on Friday.


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Geography (with Foundation Year) at Bournemouth University - UCAS