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Course summary

On this BA degree You will begin with a broad geographical foundation that introduces you to social, physical and environmental geographies. You will go on to develop understanding in, and the ability to analyse key global challenges, such as Forced Climate Migration, Food Poverty, Geopolitics and Governance. Our modules cover everything from globalisation and neoliberalism to sustainable communities and food geographies. We will introduce you to a range of research methods and IT, GIS, and statistical skills. You will develop professional and transferrable skills that employer's value. During your final year you will conduct your own research under staff guidance, allowing you to showcase your abilities developed throughout your studies. Field work is an integral part of this degree, and there will be lots of opportunity to get outside and learn valuable skills in/around North Wales, alongside residential trips in the UK and Europe. You can study abroad or participate in our placement year (either work or study) with our sandwich degree. This degree is accredited by the Royal Geographical Society (with IBG). Accredited degrees contain a solid academic foundation in geographical knowledge and skills and prepare you to address the needs of the world beyond higher education. BA or BSc? On both these degrees you can choose from the same range of modules. If you chose BA (L700) you might select more human geography modules, but you can still choose physical geography modules that give you the flexibility to maintain your interested in both sides of the discipline. MGeog? You can also convert onto the MGeog at the end of Year 2, providing your year average mark is above 55%. ‘Placement Year’ and 'International Experience Year’ options are available for this course. You will have the opportunity to fully consider these options when you have started your course at Bangor and can make an application for a transfer onto such a pathway at the appropriate time. You can find more information about these options on our website and if you have any questions, please get in touch. If you don’t have the required qualifications for this degree-level course or are looking to re-enter education after time away from study, then a Foundation Year Programme might be the right choice for you. Please see Environmental Science F90F.


For details of the modular structure, please see the course description on Bangor University's website.

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

We allow you flexibility in meeting our entry requirements and accept a broad range of qualifications. We are happy to accept combinations of the qualifications listed above, as well as alternative Level 3 qualifications such as City & Guilds, Access and Cambridge Technical Diplomas. We also welcome applications from mature learners and/or those with other qualifications are considered on individual merit. If you cannot find the qualifications that you are studying (or have completed) listed above, please contact us for advice: [email protected] If you don't think you'll meet the entry requirements specified, you may be able to gain entry to this course via a Foundation Year route. Please see: Environmental Science with Foundation Year (UCAS Code: F90F). International Candidates: school leaving qualifications that are equivalent to A levels/Level 3 and/or college diplomas are accepted from countries worldwide (subject to minimum English Language requirements), details at:

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For the most up-to-date information on acceptable English Language proficiency qualifications, please visit our webpage below.

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Republic of Ireland £9000 Year 1
England £9000 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9000 Year 1
Scotland £9000 Year 1
Wales £9000 Year 1
Channel Islands £9000 Year 1

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