University of Hull has opted into the TEF and received a Silver award.
Human geography at Hull lets you explore the complexity and diversity of human, social, cultural and political systems and field trips to places such as Morocco, Malawi and Hong Kong.
You want to learn how to tackle the big issues? You'll gain an understanding of the dynamic and complex social, economic and political processes that make the world work. You'll develop a full toolkit of theoretical and practical skills – enabling you to look at places, individuals and communities with an expert eye.
We prioritise learning outside the classroom with core field trips - think locations such as Barcelona, Berlin and Morocco
The cost of all our core field trips during your first and second year is included in your course fees. During your final year, there are further optional field trips to international destinations, such as Hong Kong and Malawi, or within the UK
Develop career-ready skills such as GIS, qualitative methods, group work and report writing
We were ranked third in the UK for research impact (REF 2014). That means you'll be taught by recognised experts who combine their research with lecturing on our courses
Our geography courses are accredited by the Royal Geographical Society
We scored 94% from our students for overall satisfaction with our Human Geography course – a total that put us ninth in the UK for this subject area (National Student Survey 2018, HEIs)
- The University of Hull is in close proximity to interesting and important urban, rural and maritime environments. This allows you to explore a huge variety of human geography perspectives in the local area
Flexibility is key, allowing you to tailor the course to your passions.You'll have access to a geographical information systems (GIS) suite, the recently refurbished Brynmor Jones Library, and the University's art and archival collections.
Official Team GB partners
Did you know that the University of Hull is the official University Partner of Team GB? Our united belief is that anyone, with the right opportunities ahead and a dedicated team behind, can achieve extraordinary things. This is what our partnership with Team GB is built on. Extraordinary is in you – and we’ll help you find it.
What does this mean for you? It means that whether you’re studying sports science, or marketing, or logistics, or healthcare, or engineering, you’ll be able to gain invaluable experience through this unique partnership.
We are working with Team GB to create opportunities for volunteering and work experience, to get involved with meet-and-greet sessions with Olympians, host on-campus talks from guest speakers and so much more. Some of our students recently helped Team GB athletes get their kit ready to compete in preparation for the Minsk 2019 European Games. It’s an extraordinary partnership, and you won’t find it anywhere else.
Find out more at hull.ac.uk/teamgb
Worlds of Connection and Difference
Exploring Worlds Around Us
Development and Change
Landscapes of the World
Frontiers in Human Geography
Cities and Globalisation
Cultural and Historical Geography
Living in the Anthropocene
Landscapes in the Making
Professional Consultancy Project
Geotechnologies A: Advanced GIS
Cities and Regions
Landscapes in the Making
The Global South
Renewable and Geo-Energies
Geographies of Oppression and Resistance
Advanced Field Study
Feeding the City
Environmental Problems and Society
Geotechnologies B: Environmental Modelling
Advancing Research in Human Geography
All modules are subject to availability and this list may change at any time.
You'll be assessed through a combination of written, practical and coursework assessments throughout your degree.
Written assessment typically includes exams and multiple choice tests.
Practical is an assessment of your skills and competencies. This could include presentations, school experience, work experience or laboratory work.
Coursework typically includes essays, written assignments, dissertations, research projects or producing a portfolio of your work.
Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.
- Royal Geographical Society
How to apply
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!
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|Campus name||The University of Hull|
This course may be available at alternative locations, please check if other course options are available
Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
|UCAS Tariff||120 points||
Points can be from any qualification on the UCAS tariff, but must include at least 80 points from
BTEC Subsidiary Diploma, Diploma or Extended Diploma
OCR Cambridge Technical Introductory Diploma, Diploma or Extended Diploma
CACHE Diploma or Extended Diploma
Irish Leaving Certificate
Welsh Baccalaureate Advanced Diploma
or a combination of appropriate Level 3 qualifications
|Access to HE Diploma||Pass Access to HE Diploma, including 23 credits at Merit|
|International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme||30 points|
Applicants with other qualifications are welcome to apply.
English language requirements
|IELTS (Academic)||6.0||This course requires IELTS 6.0 overall, with at least 5.5 in each skill. For other English language proficiency qualifications accepted by the University please visit www.hull.ac.uk|
|Institution's Own Test||University of Hull English Language Programme||60% overall (with minimum 55% in each skill)|
Please click below for a list of the English language qualifications we accept.
Fees and funding
|Channel Islands||£9,250||Year 1|
|Northern Ireland||£9,250||Year 1|