Aberystwyth University

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: Aberystwyth University (Prifysgol Aberystwyth)

Human Geography/English Literature

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Course summary

On this course, you will spend half of your time studying Human Geography and half studying English Literature. In Human Geography you will have the opportunity to study sustainability, urbanisation, rural change, cultural and historical geography, and political studies, guided by world-leading academics, with field courses, seminars and workshops supporting your studies, giving you practical experience and the opportunity to develop your specialist and transferable skills. In English Literature you will develop your critical and interpretive skills as you respond to language, form, genre, and cultural and historical contexts; from the medieval period to the present day. As you acquire both broad and specialist literary knowledge, you will also develop advanced skills in reading, analysis, writing, and presentation. In choosing this three year Bachelor of Arts joint honours degree in Human Geography and English Literature at Aberystwyth, you will join a vibrant and cosmopolitan learning environment. Throughout your studies, you will develop a wealth of specialist knowledge and competencies and a set of additional skills that can be easily transferred into almost any graduate or professional employment situation.

Course details


How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
LQ73
Institution code:
A40
Campus name:
Main Site (Aberystwyth)
Campus code:
-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Applicants are selected on their individual merits and offers can vary. We allow you flexibility in meeting our entry requirements, and all qualifications that you have already gained, or are working towards, will be considered when reviewing your application. We have an inclusive policy which recognises a broad range of qualifications. The entry requirements listed above represent typical offers for some of the most popular qualifications taken by applicants. If you cannot find the qualifications that you are studying (or have previously studied) please contact our Undergraduate Admissions Office (Telephone: +44 (0)1970 622021; Email: [email protected]) for advice on your eligibility and details of the typical offer you are likely to receive.

Additional entry requirements

Other

A minimum grade C or grade 4 pass in GCSE (or equivalent) English or Welsh is a requirement for entry to all our degree schemes. Business, Mathematics, Psychology and Science degree schemes also require a minimum grade C or grade 4 pass in GCSE (or equivalent).


English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
Cambridge English AdvancedB
Cambridge English ProficiencyC
IELTS (Academic)6.5With minimum 5.5 in each component.
PTE Academic62With minimum scores of 51 in each component.
TOEFL (iBT)88With minimum scores in components as follows: Listening 21; Writing 21; Reading 22; Speaking 23.

If you are an international student needing more information about the English Language requirement for your course (e.g. country-specific English Language tests, Partner Institution tests, EU/EEA English Language qualifications where the school curriculum is taught in a native language) please contact the Undergraduate Admissions Office for further advice.


Unistats information

Operated by the Office for Students
98%
Student satisfaction
55%
Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
100%
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

England £9000* Year 1
Northern Ireland £9000* Year 1
Scotland £9000* Year 1
Wales £9000* Year 1
Channel Islands £9000* Year 1
Republic of Ireland £9000* Year 1
EU £14300* Year 1
International £14300* Year 1

*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.

Additional fee information

The tuition fees for home students have not yet been confirmed by the Welsh Government for new students starting from September 2022. New students starting their course in September 2021 were charged £9,000. The UK and Welsh Governments have confirmed that EU students commencing their studies in the academic year 2021/22 will no longer be eligible for home fee status. Fees for EU students will therefore be charged in line with international fees from 2021/22 onwards. Please note Irish nationals will continue to be eligible for home fee status and support by the Welsh Government under the Common Travel Area arrangement.

Sponsorship information

Aberystwyth University offers a valuable package of scholarships and bursaries to support students. Our long-established Entrance Examination competition means you could get up to £2,000 a year towards your living and study costs. You can combine that with any or all of our other awards, to make your financial package more valuable. Our awards include Sport and Music Scholarships, Bursaries for Care Leavers/Young Carers/Estranged Students and a range of department specific awards. Please visit our website for full details.

Provider information

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Aberystwyth University
Penglais
Aberystwyth
Ceredigion
United Kingdom
SY23 3FL


Course contact details

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Department of Geography and Earth Sciences (undergraduate enquiries)

+44 (0)1970 622606

+44 (0)1970 622659

Department of English and Creative Writing (undergraduate enquiries)

+44 (0)1970 622534

+44 (0)1970 622530

Undergraduate Admissions Office (undergraduate enquiries)

01970 622021

Human Geography/English Literature at Aberystwyth University - UCAS