BSc Geography focuses on the physical processes that govern the state of the natural environment. Practical work is at the heart of this degree. You'll gain extensive hands-on training in analytical techniques in the laboratory and in the field, as well as studying the theory of environmental variability. We prioritise learning outside the classroom with core field trips – think locations such as Almeria and Tenerife. The cost of all our core field trips during your first and second years is included in your fees. During your final year, there are further optional trips to international destinations, such as Iceland. The foundation year is ideal to boost your skills and knowledge if you don't quite meet our academic entry requirements. Official Team GB partners Did you know that the University of Hull is the official University Partner of Team GB? Our united belief is that anyone, with the right opportunities ahead and a dedicated team behind, can achieve extraordinary things. This is what our partnership with Team GB is built on. Extraordinary is in you – and we’ll help you find it. What does this mean for you? It means that whether you’re studying sports science, or marketing, or logistics, or healthcare, or engineering, you’ll be able to gain invaluable experience through this unique partnership. We are working with Team GB to create opportunities for volunteering and work experience, to get involved with meet-and-greet sessions with Olympians, host on-campus talks from guest speakers and so much more. Some of our students recently helped Team GB athletes get their kit ready to compete in preparation for the Minsk 2019 European Games. It’s an extraordinary partnership, and you won’t find it anywhere else. Find out more at hull.ac.uk/teamgb
Foundation Year Core modules Preparing for Learning in Higher Education Foundation Physical Geography Foundation in Human Geography Compulsory modules Foundation in Data Analysis Dynamic Environments: Challenge Project Optional modules Foundation Maths Skills Foundation Maths 1 Foundation Mathematics A Year 1 Compulsory modules Planet Earth Worlds of Connection and Difference Exploring Worlds Around Us Landscapes of the World Interpreting Environments Development and Change Year 2 Core module Frontiers in Physical Geography Compulsory module Field Studies You'll also choose one compulsory module from Living in the Anthropocene Green Planet Optional modules Environmental Change Geohazards Geomorphology Cities and Globalisation Cultural and Historical Geography Sustainable Futures Geographical Information Systems Year 3 Core module Dissertation Optional modules Conservation in a Changing World Volcanoes and their Hazards Palaeoenvironments Adapting to Climate Change Rivers and their Management Cities and Regions Feeding the City Green Economy Geographies of Oppression and Resistance Renewable and Geo-Energies Professional Consultancy Project Teaching Project Geotechnologies A: Advanced GIS Advanced Field Study You'll also choose one compulsory module from Living in the Anthropocene Green Planet Optional modules Environmental Change Geohazards Catchment to Coast Cities and Globalisation Cultural and Historical Geography Sustainable Futures All modules are subject to availability and this list may change at any time.
You'll be assessed through a combination of written, practical and coursework assessments throughout your degree. Written assessment typically includes exams and multiple choice tests. Practical is an assessment of your skills and competencies. This could include presentations, school experience, work experience or laboratory work. Coursework typically includes essays, written assignments, dissertations, research projects or producing a portfolio of your work.
Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.
- Royal Geographical Society
How to apply
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Points of entry
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The foundation year is designed for applicants whose qualifications and experience do not allow direct entry to the undergraduate degree. We expect applicants to demonstrate an experience of a related subject and an aptitude for academic work which may be determined by an essay and/or interview alongside the application. For applicants with Level 3 qualifications, we will usually require a minimum of 80 points.
English language requirements
|IELTS (Academic)||6||This course requires IELTS 6.0 overall, with at least 5.5 in each skill. For other English language proficiency qualifications accepted by the University please visit www.hull.ac.uk|
|Institution's Own Test||60% overall (with minimum 55% in each skill)|
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Fees and funding
|Republic of Ireland||£9250||Year 1|
|Northern Ireland||£9250||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£9250||Year 1|