University of Worcester

Degree level: Undergraduate

Geography

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Course summary

Overview On our interdisciplinary BSc Geography course, you will engage with some of the most urgent challenges facing us this century, including climate change, natural hazards, globalisation, and sustainable development. At Worcester, our small group sizes mean everyone gets hands-on practical experience with state-of-the-art field and laboratory equipment and computer software, which equips you with the skills and understanding employers want. The historic city of Worcester and its beautiful surrounding countryside provides a fantastic base for local fieldwork across a range of specialisms. Whatever your interests, our friendly and supportive team will help you realise your full potential and empower you to play your part in creating a more sustainable future. . Key features

  • Wide choice of modules across human and physical geography, with opportunities to specialise
  • Small group sizes that facilitate interactive learning
  • The course is consistently ranked highly in the National Student Survey
  • Enjoy local fieldwork embedded in almost every module
  • Learning aligned with the UN Sustainable Development Goals
  • Learn from cutting edge research delivered by subject specialists and practitioners
  • ‘Open door’ policy for help and advice by lecturers
  • Excellent rates of graduate employability
  • Attain practical experience using specialist industry-standard equipment, e.g. drones
  • Develop essential transferable and specialist skills, e.g. GIS mapping
  • Prepare for the workplace via ‘authentic’ assessments rather than formal examinations
  • Achieve valuable work experience through professional placements
  • Grow by studying for a semester abroad at an English-speaking partner institution
Learn more about the course at our Open Days Visiting us is the best way to get a feel for student life at the University of Worcester. Explore the campus, meet our lecturers and talk to current students. Find out more and book your place at www.worcester.ac.uk/open-days Why the University of Worcester? The University of Worcester is a close-knit and high-achieving community where students are supported to succeed at every level. The University is a truly inclusive place where every person counts as an individual. From designing imaginative facilities to providing practical support and tailored learning, we strive to help people of all backgrounds and abilities to achieve their own rich potential. We work hard to break down barriers and provide opportunities for all. Recent University of Worcester achievements
  • 20th for student experience and 23rd for teaching quality in the 2022 Sunday Times Good University Guide
  • Shortlisted for Times Higher Education’s University of the Year in 2016, 2019 and 2020
  • Top 3 in the UK for Quality Education in the 2019, 2020 and 2021 Times Higher Education’s University Impact Rankings
  • Sustainability Institution of the Year in the Green Gown Awards 2019
  • Top 10 for Sustained Employment - Longitudinal Educational Outcomes survey (2017)

Course details

Modules

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Assessment method

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How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
L700
Institution code:
W80
Campus name:
Main Site
Campus code:
-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

The University of Worcester accepts all qualifications within the Tariff, and normally looks for the equivalent of 3 A levels. More information can be found at http://www.worcester.ac.uk/journey/entry-requirements.html


Unistats information

Operated by the Office for Students
88%
Student satisfaction
75%
Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
95%
Go onto work and study

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £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
International £13100* Year 1

*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.

Additional fee information

These fees are set by the University, but are subject to UK Government confirmation. The University expects to apply an inflationary increase to its published fee levels every academic year.
Geography at University of Worcester - UCAS