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Geography and Geology at Edge Hill University - UCAS

Geography and Geology

Edge Hill University

Degree level: Undergraduate

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Course summary

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This degree will enable you to learn about our natural world, balancing the present-day study of physical geography with the geological dimension of how the Earth has changed through time since it was formed. You will gain skills in the fundamental techniques of both physical geography and geology, with a strong emphasis on practical field and laboratory work. This is underpinned by an exploration of the geological features of phenomena such as rivers, oceans, erosion and volcanoes. You will explore them both as they are now and as they were in the geological past. In combination, these investigations will provide a unique perspective on our planet and how it changes.

Course details

Modules

Please visit our website for information on available modules.

Assessment method

Methods of assessment display your knowledge and understanding and develop and demonstrate your competence in subject-specific and key skills. All modules are assessed by either coursework only or a mixture of coursework and examination. Exams never count for more than 60% of the total mark for those modules that include an examination. Coursework includes practical portfolios, essays, project reports, field notebooks, individual and group oral presentations and poster presentations.


Unistats information

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Student satisfaction
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Employment after 6 months (Most common jobs)
95%
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How to apply

Application deadlines

If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:

15 January

*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!

Application codes

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Course codeFF68
Institution code E42
Campus nameOrmskirk (Main Campus)
Campus code-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1
  • Year 2
  • Year 3

International applicants

International students should visit our website for further information: www.edgehill.ac.uk/international


Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

QualificationOfferFurther information
UCAS Tariff 112 - 120 points To include Geography, Geology, Environmental Science or a related subject. Plus GCSE Mathematics at Grade C or Grade 4 or above or Level 2 Adult Numeracy (or equivalent).
A level BBC - BBB Please note, the above represents an example of how you can achieve the required number of tariff points, however you can also achieve this with other combinations. A combination of A Level and BTEC awards may also be accepted.
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) DMM Please note, the above represents an example of how you can achieve the required number of tariff points, however you can also achieve this with other combinations. A combination of A Level and BTEC awards may also be accepted.
Access to HE Diploma D: 24 credits M: 21 credits P: 0 credits Please note, the above represents an example of how you can achieve the required number of tariff points, however you can also achieve this with other combinations.
Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017) H3, H3, H3, H3, H3 A minimum of five subjects at Grade H1-H3 will be required.

As long as you have a minimum of two A Levels (or equivalent), there is no maximum number of qualifications that we will accept UCAS points from. This includes additional qualifications such as the Welsh Baccalaureate and Extended Project Qualification (EPQ), AS Levels that haven’t been continued to A Level, and General Studies AS or A Level awards. For further information on how you can meet the entry requirements, including details of alternative qualifications, please visit www.edgehill.ac.uk/offers or contact our Course Enquiries Team on 01695 657000 or email study@edgehill.ac.uk.

Please click the following link to find out more about qualification requirements for this course

https://www.edgehill.ac.uk/study/apply/entry-requirements/


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 £12250 Year 1

Additional fee information

Visit edgehill.ac.uk/moneymatters for more information.
Geography and Geology at Edge Hill University - UCAS