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Geography (Hons), BA / BSc

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
University rank #501 (WUR) Keele, United Kingdom
The Geography (Hons) course at Keele University has consistently received very high levels of student satisfaction in recent National Student Surveys with Keele now ranking in the Top 10 for Geography in the Guardian University Guide.
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As a geographer, you'll develop a wide range of transferable and subject - specific skills that are highly valued by employers. Your interdisciplinary perspectives, problem-solving skills and the ability to research, evaluate and synthesise information from diverse sources are relevant to a broad range of careers including those in transport and planning and the environmental and retail sectors. They also provide an ideal training for postgraduate study and research.

Geography (Hons) graduates from Keele University have one of the highest employment rates of graduate employment and pursue a wide range of careers paths. Recent graduates from Keele have developed successful careers in environmental consultancy, teaching, geospatial analysis, transport planning, logistics management and water resource management. These programmes also provide excellent training for further postgraduate study and research.

Recent employers

  • The National Trust
  • MOD
  • Environmental Agency
  • Chiltern and South Bucks Council
  • Ashley Helme Associates

Jobs that a graduate of this course could go on to do:

  • Cartographer
  • Environmental Consultant
  • Geographical Information Systems Officer
  • Planning and Development Surveyor
  • Logistics Manager
  • Town Planner
  • Residential Surveyor
  • Science Teacher
  • Market Researcher
  • Transport Planner
  • International Development  Worker
  • Systems Developer


This programme has been accredited by the Royal Geographical Society (with IBG).

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
  • Credits
    360 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses Include:

  • Geographical Skills
  • Fundamentals of Physical Geography
  • Geography & Geographers
  • Human Geographies
  • The Practice of Physical Geography 
  • People and the Environment 
  • Practising Human Geography
  • Dynamic Geographies
  • Practical Physical Geography
  • Practical Human Geography
  • Geographical Research Training 
  • Double Dissertation (ISP) 
  • Natural Hazards
  • Single Dissertation (ISP) 
  • Trees in their Environment
  • Glaciers and Glacial Geomorphology 
  • Postcolonialism in South Asia 
  • Global Environmental Change 
  • Geographies of Children & Youth 
  • Applied GIS 
  • Global Warming or a New Ice Age? 
  • Greening Business
  • Concepts & Debates in Geography
  • Regional Landsystems
  • Inspirational Landscapes
  • Economic Devel. & Env. Transformation 
  • RuralGeographies 
  • Water Resources 
  • Coastal Environments

English Language Requirements

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General Requirements


  • A level requirement BBC
  • English at C (or 4) OR equivalent qualification, please contact us for advice

  • BTEC requirements DMM
  • 30 points
  • Obtain Access to Higher Education Diploma with 112 UCAS Tariff points including 15 Level 3 credits at Distinction. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    14750 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14750 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9250 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
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Living costs for Keele

  • 660 - 1140 GBP/month
    Living Costs

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