Discover the causes of economic, social and environmental problems and how policy and decision-making processes can address these issues.
Join the Geography (Hons) programme at the University of the West of England (UWE Bristol) and develop vital professional skills in mapping, environmental assessment, geographical statistics, qualitative research and computer-based spatial analysis.
Tailor the course to your specific geographical interests with module options including the regeneration of 21st century cities, rural geographies, international tourism development, renewable energies, global migration and identities.
Broaden your experience on UK and overseas field trips and apply geographical theories in the field and our well-equipped laboratories.
Apply what you've learned on a work placement in your preferred area of interest and graduate with the skills you need to succeed in your career.
Where can it take me?
Choose from a wide range of careers in environmental consultancy, regeneration, conservation, energy and government, finance, education and research.
Careers / Further study
Studying geography can lead to a range of careers. You could work for environmental consultancies, conservation agencies and government, or take on research opportunities.
You could also apply your skills and knowledge in logistics, business management or finance.
If you're interested in teaching geography at secondary school level, this degree is a good foundation for a postgraduate teaching qualification.
You can apply until:
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Three years full-time; four years sandwich
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.
Some international students may need additional education in order to qualify for a degree. In conjunction with its partner organisation, Kaplan International Pathways, the University of West England, Bristol offers a number of entry route options for students, including undergraduate and postgraduate pathway courses.
A pathway course offers complete preparation for university-level study, and is taken at the UWE Bristol’s International College. Upon successful completion of their course at the required level, students planning to progress are guaranteed a place on their chosen degree.
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
The funding that you are eligible for depends on your fee status, the type of programme you are studying and when you start your UWE Bristol studies.
Please note: To be considered for a scholarship, you must hold an offer to study at the University and fulfil certain eligibility. The scholarship availability, amount and eligibility will depend on the country and/or region that you come from.
For the best chance of being considered for a scholarship, we recommend that you apply early for the course that you are interested in studying.
StudyPortals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.
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