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Course summary

Combine theory, fieldwork and projects to understand global and local processes in the production of physical and human geographies. Study the interaction between human societies, the natural processes of the earth and their impact on the global and local environment. As part of your course, you’ll:

  • Complete a range of both human and physical geography modules, exploring topics such as natural hazard management, climate change, hydrology and environmental science
  • Benefit from a personal tutorial programme, laboratory work and field trip opportunities
  • Combine theory about the physical nature, characteristics and environment of the world and human interactions with practical experience
Find out more You’ll learn in an engaging environment designed to foster your analytical and methodological skills and support your development into an individual, autonomous and reflective learner. Field trips Off-site visits will enable you to gain an understanding of real-world issues and examples in geography, using locations for conducting fieldwork to develop competence in practical research skills and apply theoretical concepts to a specific place. You’ll evaluate the implementation of spatial, cultural, economic and environmental policies, gain an awareness of cultural differences, tolerance and develop a sense of place. Trips will also enable you to practise identifying problems, consider solutions, gather data and collect information while you learn generic and transferable skills such as team working and observation. Expert practitioners Our specialist teaching team includes research-active academics and professionals whose expertise will help shape your learning. Employability and placements We have an excellent network of employers who will be able to offer relevant experience to help you develop employability and personal skills to help prepare you for employment. We also offer a work placement module to hone your personal, professional and employability skills. External visits Physical and human geography field trips represent an important part of the teaching and learning approach. You’ll gain an understanding of real-world issues and examples in geography, using locations for conducting fieldwork to develop competence in practical research skills. Why study Geography at Leeds Beckett University
  • Field trips that will help you gain an understanding of real-world issues and develop competence in practical research skills
  • A work placement module that will hone your personal, professional and employability skills
  • A personal tutorial programme to look after your academic and pastoral needs
  • A collaborative approach to learning
  • An excellent network of employers who will be able to offer relevant job experience

Modules

Year 1 core modules:

  • Sustainable Urbanism & European Field Trip
  • Geography in the Contemporary World
  • Academic Skills for Geographers & Planners
  • Introduction to Physical Geography
  • Environmental Science
  • City & Society
  • Techniques in Geographical Research
Year 2 core modules:
  • Work Placement & Employability Skills
  • Research Methods
  • Ecology & Ecosystems
  • International Field Trip
  • Earth Surface Processes
  • Natural Hazard Management & Climate Adaptation
  • Remote Sensing & GIS
Year 3 core modules:
  • Dissertation
  • Coastal Environments
  • The Cryosphere
In addition, choose from a list of Year 3 option modules. Please check our website for a full and up-to-date list.


How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
L790
Institution code:
L27
Campus name:
City CampusC
Campus code:
C

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

We may use selection criteria based on your personal attributes; experience and/or commitment to the area of study. This information will be derived from your personal statement and reference and will only be used if you have met the general entry requirements.


Unistats information

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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

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
Geography at Leeds Beckett University - UCAS