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Discover BSc (Hons) Geography

Why choose this course?

 Geography allows us to explore Earth’s surface and the human societies who inhabit it. It stimulates the minds of the naturally curious, asking how and why everything came to be – we inspire this level of curiosity in our students through fieldtrips in the UK and overseas, a first-class teaching team, and facilities equipped to support the real world experience that worldwide employers are looking for.

  • BSc (Hons) Geography is ranked number one for student experience out of 74 other higher education providers, according to the Times and Sunday Times, 2016
  • BSc (Hons) Geography is accredited by the Institution of Environmental Sciences
  • 100% of students said that they were satisfied with the overall quality of this course, according to the 2015 National Student Survey (NSS)
  • Our expert teaching team includes active researchers, exploring topics from glacier ecosystems in Greenland, through to climate change resilience and sea level rise in a coastal town in Ghana
  • We champion real world learning. Past fieldtrips have included visits to Crete, Belgium and Morocco, giving our students a global perspective of geography.

 You can also study Geography as a joint honours degree, find out what you can combine this subject with.

Entry requirements

CourseEntry requirementsUCAS code
BSc (Hons) Geography 280 UCAS points F800
Geography (Joint Honours) 260-300 UCAS points  Y002

Where will it take you?

97% of Geography graduates were in work or further study within six months of completing BSc (Hons) Geography.

A degree in geography is a great start for a wide range of careers. Our graduates have gone on to secure roles such as:

  • Geoscientist at the British Geological Survey
  • Environmental Consultant (Graduate Trainee) at Schofield Lothian
  • Water Quality Analyst at Severn Trent Water
  • Assistant Surveyor at Tower Surveys
  • Transport Planning Consultant at Amec Foster-Wheeler
  • Outbound Advisor at Ecotricity.