BSc (Hons) Geography with Foundation Year

University of Derby Number 1 University in the East Midlands for graduate employment

Why choose this course?

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96% of Derby graduates were in work or further study within six months of completing a full-time degree. (HESA, 2016)

Stimulate your curiosity about the Earth and the human societies that inhabit it. With first-class teaching, exciting fieldtrips and excellent facilities, our Geography course will help you map out an inspiring career.

  • If you have the ability to study for a degree, but don’t have the necessary formal qualifications to enter directly on to the honours degree programme, you can choose to start at foundation year stage
  • Benefit from high academic standards on one of the few geography degrees in the country with accreditation from The Institution of Environmental Sciences
  • Gain vital practical experience through field-based studies in the UK and overseas: past trips include Crete and Morocco
  • We offer you the opportunity to spend a semester studying in the USA or Canada to gain new perspectives on geography
  • Make the most of our location next to the Derwent Valley Mills UNESCO World Heritage Site and the outstanding landscapes of the Peak District National Park
  • Learn from our expert, enthusiastic and supportive teaching team which includes active researchers

You can also take Geography as a Joint Honours subject.

BSc (Hons) Geography accredited by The Institute of Environmental Sciences

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