Stimulate your curiosity about the Earth and the human societies that inhabit it. With first-class teaching, exciting fieldtrips and excellent facilities, our BSc (Hons) Geography course will help you map out an inspiring career.
KEY FEATURES OF THE COURSE:
ACCREDITATIONS: Our course is one of only a few Geography degrees in the country to hold two accreditations. The Institution of Environmental Sciences and the Royal Geographical Society (with IBG) have approved our course, reflecting its high quality and solid academic foundations.
FIELDTRIPS: We're located near the Peak District National Park, providing a rich resource for you to study and map landscapes and surface features - our students have also travelled to Crete and Morocco to gain a global perspective of geography. You'll also have the opportunity to study abroad in the USA or Canada; an experience that will help you to stand out in the graduate job market.
INCLUDED IN YOUR FEES: All-day trips and residential fieldtrips in prescribed and core modules, including two international trips, previous destinations have included Crete and Morocco. We also provide various equipment to support your fieldwork.
TAILORED TO YOU: Our extensive range of optional modules allows you to tailor your course to meet your career ambitions - you can choose to specialise in either the human, physical, environmental, or a mixture of them all.
FACILITIES: We have invested in up-to-date learning facilities to help you build the practical skills which are highly valued in the profession. They include a spatial data laboratory – which houses an exceptional collection of maps, drone technology to view landscape data, a geotechnical, sedimentology and specialist computing laboratories.
WHAT YOU'LL COVER:
HOW YOU'RE ASSESSED:
This course is available with a Foundation Year option.
This course is available with an Industrial Placement Year.
Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)
If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:
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The following entry points are available for this course:
|UCAS Tariff||120 points||Your offer will be based on your predicted grades from your core A2s (full A levels), BTEC Diploma etc including at least a grade C in either Science or Social Science A Level (or equivalent qualification). We will accept up to 16 points towards the total from level 3 qualifications such as AS (where those AS levels are not taken on to A2 level), the Extended Project, or Music qualifications. We usually consider an A Level in General Studies as a supplementary qualification. A good application/performance will be taken into account if you do not meet the criteria / offer.|
|A level||BBB||At least a grade C at A level in Science or Social Science (or equivalent qualification)|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||DDM|
|Access to HE Diploma||
D: 15 credits
M: 24 credits
P: 6 credits
|Pass Access to HE Diploma with 60 credits with 45 at Level 3. Must include passes in compulsory L3 subjects|
|GCSE/National 4/National 5||GCSE Maths and English Grade C/Grade 4 (or above) or equivalent qualification|
IELTS overall score at a minimum of 6.0; with at least IELTS 5.5 in each band (Reading, Listening, Speaking, Writing) or another Secure English Language Test (SELT) at CEFR level B2 or above
|Channel Islands||£9,250||Year 1|
|Northern Ireland||£9,250||Year 1|