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Geography (Hons), B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
Beddau, United Kingdom
The Geography (Hons) program from University of Cumbria will give you a breadth of academic knowledge and plenty of hands-on field work, it can be the start you need to shape your successful career.
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Overview

At the Geography (Hons) program from University of Cumbria you will live and learn close to the shores of Windermere, on our friendly Ambleside campus in the stunning Lake District, where you will be surrounded by a picturesque patchwork of more than 150 lofty peaks, 16 lakes, an abundance of rivers - all home to unique habitats and wildlife.

You’ll get to do field work every week, not just at the end of term - in the stunning landscape of a World Heritage Site - because practical study is integral to this course. We do this so that you make the most of your degree and develop key skills that will boost your employability, no matter what sector you go on to work in.

Our broad spectrum of modules means that alongside physical and environmental geography, you’ll gain a deep knowledge of human geography - looking at people’s interaction with the environment, their communities and the complex issues facing society today and in the future.

Career:

Graduates from this degree course can expect to go into a range of careers, including rural resource managers, conservation site managers, teachers, logistics, town and country planning, environmental monitoring and assessment, environmental policy, government agencies, conservation and land management, hydrological assessors, river trust wardens, national park rangers.

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:

  • Communication & Analysis Skills in Geography
  • Geographical Techniques
  • Human Geographies 1: Geographies of Landscape
  • Human Geographies 2: Environment and Resources
  • Geosphere and Atmosphere
  • Earth, Wind and Fire

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    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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General Requirements

104-120 UCAS tariff points, to include an A-level in Geography or Environmental Science at grade C or above, and GCSE English, Maths and Science at grade C/4 or above.  Potential to succeed can be measured in a number of ways including academic qualifications and skills obtained outside academic study such as work experience.  We have a points range so we can take into account all of the information on your application form and adjust the offer from the evidence provided.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    10500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 10500 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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