• Application Deadline
  • 36 months
Are you curious about how economic, political and social processes are reflected in geographies? Human Geography (Hons) course at London South Bank University is all about understanding the evolution of places, landscapes and environments. You'll apply human geography concepts and techniques to re-imagine more socially just and sustainable futures.
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Why Human Geography (Hons) at London South Bank University ?

  • Our experienced staff have track records of academic research, professional practice and consultancy and strong links to public, private and voluntary sector employers.
  • Our optional modules mean you can tailor your degree to your interests and future career ambitions.
  • With our facilities based in central London, the location is perfect for investigating (through local site visits) the societal challenges and processes facing global cities in the 21st Century.
  • Be inspired by guest speakers from public, private sector and third sector organisations, as well as academia, will bring specialisms and real world contextualisation.
  • Residential field trip at no extra cost are invaluable for putting into context what you've learnt in lectures, seminars and from your own research - we'll explore sites in Cornwall (UK) and in the South of France.
  • From maps and texts to visuals and digital technologies, you'll learn to prepare maps, diagrams and other forms of spatial representation using appropriate IT and GIS technologies.


As a graduate of Human Geography BA (Hons), you’ll have a wide range of career opportunities. You'll be able to prepare and interpret maps, diagrams and other forms of spatial representation using appropriate IT and GIS technologies. You’ll be able to demonstrate specialist professional practice, policy and business skills and techniques relevant to careers in planning, housing or tourism. And you’ll be articulate in moving policy and development strategies toward more environmentally sustainable and socially just futures.

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:

  • Human geographies of London
  • Society, space and place
  • Making sustainable places
  • Exploring human geographies
  • Geographical investigations
  • Town planning as an art
  • Geographies of tourism
  • Developing sustainable housing
  • Social and cultural geographies
  • Geographies of regeneration
  • Economic geographies
  • Transport and mobilities
  • Environmental management and climate change
  • Destination management
  • Housing development
  • Development process and finance
  • Tourism and the global south

English Language Requirements

  • 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.

  • 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.

General Requirements

  • A Level BCC or:
  • BTEC National Diploma MMM or:
  • Access to HE qualifications with 9 Distinctions and 36 Merits or:
  • Equivalent Level 3 qualifications worth 106 UCAS points
  • Applicants must hold 5 GCSEs A-C including Maths and English, or equivalent (reformed GCSEs grade 4 or above).

Studyportals Tip: Students should consider taking one of the Pre-Bachelor's below. these courses will be necessary if:

  • You are considered ineligible for admission
  • You need to improve your academic, study, research or language skills

Tuition Fee

  • International

    14470 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14470 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 London

  • 1137 - 2160 GBP/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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