Join the next generation of geographers preparing to address the challenges facing the modern world. Expand your theoretical knowledge and develop practical field, research and work-related skills in a course that extends beyond the traditional foundations of Geography to address contemporary social and environmental issues. Examine why the world is changing so quickly and how these changes affect the environment, culture and economies at local, national and global levels. Drawing on expertise from the University’s schools of Law, Sociology, and Anthropology and Conservation, this course equips you with the skills required for a career in business, government agencies, NGOs, education and development. Choose to study Human Geography at Kent because: • you’ll have a wide selection of optional modules so you can tailor your degree to your interests. • you’ll have access state-of-the-art study resources including an ecology laboratory, a field trials area, conservation genetics laboratories, a visual anthropology room and an ethnobiology laboratory. • you’ll apply your learning on field trips in the UK and continental Europe. • you’ll shape your degree outside of the classroom through our EcoGeog Society, with events such as the distinguished lecture by Tim Marshall on his book The Power of Geography. • you’ll become part of a community engaged in ecological projects around the world, including members of the Kent Interdisciplinary Centre for Spatial Studies (KISS). • you’ll join the supportive and welcoming community on our Canterbury campus, set among green and tranquil open spaces, with access to the world-class resources of our Templeman Library. • you can broaden your experience with a Year in Professional Practice or a Year Abroad at a partner university.
Developing knowledge and skills for your future employment is a fundamental element of this programme. As well as acquiring generic skills such as analytical writing, oral presentations, team working and leadership, you’ll strengthen your competence as a geographer through regular opportunities for field work and hands-on experience of analytical tools such as geographic information systems and remote sensing imagery.
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The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
English language requirements
Applicants should have grade C or 4 in English Language GCSE or a suitable equivalent level qualification.
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