Geography Undergraduate Courses

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 Geography students through fieldtrips in the UK and overseas, a first-class teaching team, and facilities equipped to support the real world experience that employers look for.

Fieldwork is central to our Geography courses and cutting-edge research underpins every aspect of them. Our lecturers include active researchers, authors and consultants undertaking important projects worldwide. It means you’ll be kept in touch with the very latest theories and what’s new in the world of geography.

The course challenges me to produce my best work and as a result, I have been able to achieve highly and consistently. The variance in the coursework types means every piece of work is different and keeps you engaged.

Hannah Reid
BSc (Hons) Geography student
Joint 5thin the UK for careers after six months of graduating**Guardian University Guide 2020
90%overall student satisfaction - BSc (Hons) Geography**National Student Survey 2019

"I chose to study Geography because it’s a very attractive degree to employers due to the variety of skills required. After looking at many Geography courses I chose the course at Derby as I really liked the range of modules offered. All of the staff were incredibly passionate and knowledgeable about their subjects - I would recommend this course to anyone wanting to study Geography at degree level at a university where students are its highest priority."

Emma Liversage, BSc (Hons) Geography graduate

Find out about studying Geography at the University of Derby

What our Geography graduates do

Career opportunities open to graduates include:

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The best way to find out if studying at Derby is right for you is to experience an Open Day. Get a feel for the city and campus, tour our first-class facilities and see where you could be living.

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