This is a degree with a distinctive employability element in which you study human geography alongside modules taught by the University’s internationally famous Institute for Transport Studies (ITS). A BA Geography with Transport Studies degree at University of Leeds Faculty of Environment from University of Leeds equips you with skills for a multitude of careers in the transport sector in the UK or worldwide, including: transport planning; transport analysis and economics; project management; freight and logistics. You will also graduate with the skills to equip you in roles such as: accountancy and banking; marketing and retail planning.
Graduates from this degree go on to high-level jobs in the transport sector, as well as other sectors (eg retail), and with its unique focus on the interactions between transport, space and place, the course provides specialist knowledge and skills that are in high demand.
Up to 80% of our undergraduates secure appropriate graduate employment within six months of graduating; others go on to do further study.
Here is a snapshot of the kinds of careers our graduates pursue:
Management and consultancy
Government and NGOs
Further study and training
You only need to take one of these language tests:
Minimum required score:
The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.Schedule TOEFL®
Minimum required score:
The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.
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Minimum required score (Grade B2):
C1 Advanced is a Cambridge English Qualification. It reports on the Cambridge English Scale between 142 and 210. You will receive a separate score for each of the four skills (reading, writing, listening and speaking) and for Use of English. These five scores are averaged to give you an overall result for the exam. Universities and colleges may ask you to achieve a specific score, either overall or for a particular skill.
Note: degree programmes and applications may require a more specific minimum score for admission.
If geography is not included then we would expect two A-levels from history, English, economics, sociology, a modern language, psychology, maths, biology, physics, chemistry, computing, law, philosophy and statistics. Offers exclude general studies and critical thinking.
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The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
Scholarships and financial support
The School of Geography offer a range of scholarships for Home, EU and International students.For more information, please visit programme website.
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