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Course summary

Study the processes that shape our ever-changing planet and learn about interactions between the natural environment and society. Our Geography BSc programme explores how physical, chemical, biological and human agents affect the landscape over timescales from milliseconds to millennia. You can explore a diverse mix of subjects from geomorphology, river science and geoecology to climate change and natural hazards, and learn about novel approaches to environmental management. You can also choose to study human geography modules on subjects including geographies of nature, development, technology and society. We’ll train you to undertake research using our state-of-the-art field and laboratory equipment, geographical information systems (GIS) and environmental modelling facilities. You’ll participate in UK-based fieldwork and will have the option to go on international field trips, for example to the Netherlands (other destinations are currently being confirmed). In the final year you’ll design your own project with guidance from our experts, developing the skills to become a researcher in your own right.

Modules

YEAR 1 Ideas and Practice in Geography (GEG4007) Geography in the World (GEG4003) Research Methods for Geographers and Environmental Scientists* (GEG4004) Getting Started In Geography and Environmental Science (GEG4210) Global Worlds (GEG4112) Earth Surface Science (GEG4209) For full details on all of our modules please go to the online module directory. Please note that all modules are subject to change.

Assessment method

Modules are assessed through a combination of coursework and examination. Coursework may include extended essays, short reports, posters, oral presentations and group work. Students must also complete a final-year independent study project of 10,000 words, based on an original study of their choice.


How to apply

You can no longer submit a new application for courses starting in 2023.

If you already have a 2023 application and are in Clearing, you can add this course as a Clearing choice – contact the university or college first to check they have places.

Application codes

Course code:
F801
Institution code:
Q50
Campus name:
Main Site
Campus code:
-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements


English language requirements

All applicants to QMUL must show they meet a minimum academic English language standard for admission and to be successful on the course. Please refer to the website below for details on our English Language requirements by course and acceptable alternative qualifications. You will also find important information regarding UKVI's English requirements if you are applying as an international student who will require Tier 4 immigration permission to enter the UK.

Queen Mary University of London: English Language Requirements

http://www.qmul.ac.uk/international/englishlanguagerequirements/index.html#


Unistats information

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Student satisfaction
65%
Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
85%
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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

*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.

Additional fee information

Our most recent information regarding tuition fees can be found at http://www.qmul.ac.uk/tuitionfees/
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