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Geography with Transport Studies

University of Leeds

36 months
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About

Ever wondered how to plan transport to beat traffic jams, make buses and trains work, and deliver all those online orders? How do we make cities sustainable and healthy at the same time as providing access to jobs? This Geography with Transport Studies course from University of Leeds explores transport’s essential contribution to quality of life, and how to resolve problems it causes for society.

Overview

Our Geography with Transport Studies BA course explores how transport contributes to quality of life, but also causes problems for society – an issue that has taken it to the top of the political agenda.

This is a degree with a distinctive employability element - you'll study human geography alongside modules taught by the University’s internationally renowned Institute for Transport Studies.

You’ll be equipped with skills for a multitude of careers in the transport sector and beyond in the UK or worldwide, including transport planning, transport analysis and economics, freight and logistics, project management, location planning.

Our graduates are in demand for both their specialist and transferable skills. You’ll build skills in presenting your ideas in reports and orally, in data collection, presentation and analysis, and in the investigation and computer simulation of transport networks.

Course highlights

  • You’ll be taught by internationally renowned academics working at the forefront of their fields, who are passionate about the subjects they teach.
  • The content of your course is shaped by our world-leading research.
  • Fieldwork is a key part of all our geography degrees, where you’ll gain valuable hands-on experience
  • Project work enables you to develop skills as a researcher, asking and answering important questions about the way our world works.
  • Throughout your studies you’ll benefit from a structured support system, with a personal tutor who will offer help and advice about your approach to studying and how to become adept at independent learning.

Career opportunities

A Geography with Transport Studies course from University of Leeds and the experience you'll gain here will give you the edge to find the career you want. Your course will give you the experience and knowledge that employers are looking for to help you secure a graduate job.

Studying geography opens up a wide range of exciting careers. Whether your future career plans lie in environmental management, journalism, the financial sector or nature conservation, our degrees are structured to ensure you develop the key transferable skills sought by graduate recruiters, skills such as: team-working, commercial awareness, report-writing, fluency in oral communication and presentation, numerical analysis, IT expertise and investigative skills.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Digital Geographies
  • The Urban Age
  • Global Geopolitics, Migration and Uneven Development
  • Population, Society and Space
  • Challenges in Transport and Mobility
  • Transport Policy in Action
  • Planet Under Threat

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

360 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A-level: AAB preferably including Geography
  • If Geography is not included then we would expect two A-levels from History, English, Economics, Sociology, a modern language, Psychology, Mathematics, Biology, Physics, Chemistry, Computing, Law, Philosophy and Statistics. Offers exclude General Studies and Critical Thinking.
  • GCSE: English and Mathematics at grade C (4) or above, or an equivalent English language and Mathematics qualification.

Tuition Fee

Living costs for Leeds

637 - 1103 GBP /month
Living costs

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Funding

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