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Course summary

3rd in the UK for our research impact in Geography and Environmental Studies in REF 2021 (Times Higher Education) 9th in the UK for Social Sciences (The Times Higher Education World University Rankings by Subject 2024) =16th in the UK for Geography (QS World University Rankings by Subject 2023) About the course At Sussex, you’ll cover a truly global range of issues, taught by experts who will help you to understand Earth systems and our relationship with the planet. Whether you are modelling climate impacts, analysing data from coastal, desert and periglacial environments, or using drone and satellite technology to map land cover change and help to understand the carbon dynamics of forests, we’ll guide you through as you develop your own set of interests and expertise. Even when you’re working closer to home, our setting – within the South Downs National Park – means you’ll take your learning out into the field. We offer an excellent choice of local and global field-trip destinations, recently including the Mojave Desert, Dubai, China and Greece. BSc or BA? We offer both a BSc and BA in geography at Sussex. The BSc is aimed at those who are particularly interested in geography from an environmental and natural sciences perspective, whilst the BA is aimed at those who are more interested in human geography and the social sciences. But whichever you choose, you’ll have the option to combine elements of physical and human geography if you wish. About Sussex Sussex graduates change the world. Our students become the leaders of the future, making discoveries, improving lives and changing things for the better. Study with us to join a welcoming and inspiring community of staff and students from more than 140 countries. Location We shape the world from a fantastic campus on the UK’s beautiful south coast. We are the only UK university surrounded by a national park, so you can step off campus to explore the hills and woodlands of the South Downs. The vibrant, colourful and creative seaside city of Brighton & Hove is just nine minutes away. With Brighton voted the happiest city in England for students, (Student Living Survey, Sodexo, 2018) there can be few better places to study.

Modules

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How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
F801
Institution code:
S90
Campus name:
Main Site
Campus code:
-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1
  • Year 2

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements


English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)6Including at least 5.5 in each component. We accept IELTS One Skills Retake. We do not accept IELTS Online.
PTE Academic59Including at least 59 in all four skills. We do not accept the PTE Academic Online test.
TOEFL (iBT)80TOEFL (iBT), including at least 17 in Listening, 18 in Reading, 20 in Speaking, 17 in Writing. We do not accept TOEFL (iBT) Home Edition.

Unistats information

Operated by the Office for Students
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Student satisfaction
95%
Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
100%
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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1
Republic of Ireland £9250 Year 1
EU £25000 Year 1
International £25000 Year 1

Additional fee information

Note that your fees may be subject to an increase on an annual basis as the Government reviews the fee levels.
Geography at University of Sussex - UCAS