Geography (Hons), B.Sc. | University of Dundee | Dundee, United Kingdom
48 months
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21900 GBP/year
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About

Explore the interaction of social, economic, political, environmental and technological changes and their effect on different people and places through the BSc Geography (Hons) from University of Dundee.

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Overview

Our flexible BSc Geography (Hons) from University of Dundee  allows you to specialise in Human Geography or Physical Geography, or to combine elements of both.

Our teaching is based on the research carried out in the department and is focused on three broad themes: creating just communities and places, shaping environmental futures, and geospatial and digital methods.

BSc Geography will cover specialisms within these themes including:

  • glacial and hydrological landscapes and processes
  • biogeography and reconstructing past environments
  • natural hazards and risk and in the application of GIS (Geographic Information Systems) and remote sensing

You will investigate issues in our changing world, including climate change, sustainability, land degradation and patterns of inequality. Throughout your degree there will be an emphasis on gaining practical skills and an emphasis on ‘doing’ geography.

Laboratories, field equipment, and specialist software like GIS (Geographic Information Systems) will support your learning.

The student-led Geography and Environmental Society also has a programme of activities to help you become part of our community. 

Teaching

Most modules in Levels 1 and 2 have three lectures and one tutorial or workshop group meeting each week. You’ll also be able to study additional subjects, such as environmental science, environmental sustainability, psychology, politics, economics, philosophy, or a language.

At Levels 3 and 4 you will have fewer lectures and will learn from tutorials, seminars, local field and laboratory work, and workshops.

Fieldwork is an important part of our course and we make use of the fantastic landscapes within easy reach of the campus for local day trips. We also travel further afield into the Cairngorms, and to Iceland or SE Spain for example, for week-long residential trips.

Careers

Studies by the Royal Geographical Society show that Geography degrees are an excellent basis for developing the wider graduate skills and attributes that many employers value: problem solving, IT and communication, analysis, and working with partners. Our students are also successful in securing places and funding for advanced postgraduate degrees.

Equally, many of our graduates build careers in areas that draw directly on the specialist geographical knowledge and skills they develop through their degree. Areas of employment include:

  • environmental consultancies
  • survey and mapping
  • risk analysis
  • land and water management
  • local and central government
  • the geospatial industry, using GIS or satellite remote sensing

Accreditation

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

Programme Structure

Modules include:

  • Global Economic Perspectives 
  • Foundations of Economic Analysis
  • The Physical Environment
  • Environments For Life
  • Dynamic Human Worlds: Society, Culture, Economy
  • Dynamic Physical Worlds: Earth, Water and Ice 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

480 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any specific GRE, GMAT or GPA grading score requirements for this programme.

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Advanced Diploma: Grade B with ASL-A Level at B (level 1) Grade A with ASL-A Level at B (level 2)
  • BTEC: A relevant BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma with DDM (level 1) A relevant BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma with DDD (level 2)
  • European Baccalaureate: 70% overall (level 1) 75% overall (level 2)
  • GCE-A Level: Standard: BBB Widening access: BCC (level 1) ABB (level 2)
  • International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma: 30 points (level 1) 34 points (level 2)
  • Scottish Baccalaureate: Pass with CC at Advanced Higher (level 1) Pass with BB at Advanced Higher (level 2)
  • SQA Higher/Advanced Higher: Standard: AABB at Higher / Widening access: BBBB at Higher (level 1) AB at Advanced Higher and BB at Higher (level 2)
  • SQA Higher National: A relevant HNC with B in the Graded Unit (level 1) A relevant HND with BB in the Graded Units (level 2)
  • Scottish Wider Access Programme (SWAP): Relevant subjects with ABB grades
  • Welsh Baccalaureate: A-Levels at BB (level 1) A Levels at AA (level 2)

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    21900 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 21900 GBP per year during 48 months.
  • National

    1820 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1820 GBP per year during 48 months.
  • England, Wales, Northern Ireland, and Republic of Ireland: £9,250 per year of study

Living costs for Dundee

787 - 1494 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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Scholarships Information

Below you will find Bachelor's scholarship opportunities for Geography (Hons).

Available Scholarships

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Provided by university
Grant
20000 GBP
Deadline
16 Sep 2024
Vice Chancellor's South Asia Scholarship (September 2024)
Merit-based Need-based

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University of Dundee
Dundee, United Kingdom
Provided by university
Grant
20000 GBP
Deadline
16 Sep 2024
Vice Chancellor's Africa Scholarship (September 2024)
Merit-based

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University of Dundee
Dundee, United Kingdom
Independent provider
Grant
15000 USD
Deadline
31 Aug 2024
Amberscholar Scholarship
Merit-based

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Amber Student
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
8000 GBP
Deadline
Not specified
Scotland’s Saltire Scholarships for International Students
Merit-based

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Get-Scholarship
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
15000 USD
Deadline
15 Jun 2024
Eon Essay Contest
Merit-based

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Eon Essay Contest
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
7000 USD
Deadline
31 Aug 2024
Amber Scholarship For September Intake
Merit-based Need-based

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Amber Student
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000000 INR
Deadline
Anytime
Education Future International Scholarship
Merit-based

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Education Future
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Independent provider
Grant
3500 USD
Deadline
15 Nov 2024
ACES Scholarships
Merit-based Need-based

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ACES Education Fund
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1652 GBP
Deadline
Not specified
Commonwealth Shared Scholarship – University Bids
Merit-based Need-based

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UK Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO)
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
30 Nov 2024
ServiceScape Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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ServiceScape
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
14 Oct 2024
Fulbright U.S. Student Program
Merit-based Need-based

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U.S. government
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3000 GBP
Deadline
29 Jun 2024
The London Pass Education Scholarship
Merit-based

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Go City
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
01 Dec 2024
The Simmons and Fletcher, P.C., Students With Disabilities Scholarship Contest
Merit-based Need-based

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Simmons and Fletcher
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
500 GBP
Deadline
31 Aug 2024
Rapid Formations Entrepreneur Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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Rapid Formations
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
31 Dec 2024
Grants of the Leopold Figl Foundation for students with residence in Lower Austria
Need-based

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Leopold Figl Foundation
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
40000 USD
Deadline
25 Mar 2025
Mary Doctor Fine Arts Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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Blumenthal Performing Arts
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Independent provider
Grant
10000 USD
Deadline
25 Mar 2025
Gordon Hay Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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Blumenthal Performing Arts
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3000 USD
Deadline
30 Jun 2024
Moving Mates Scholarship
Need-based

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Moving Mates
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
Not specified
Erasmus+ - Grants for study mobility
Merit-based

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OeAD, Austria's Agency for Education and Internationalisation
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
25000 USD
Deadline
14 Jun 2024
Atlas Shrugged Essay Contest
Merit-based Need-based

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Ayn Rand Institute
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Independent provider
Grant
5000 USD
Deadline
25 Aug 2024
Women Scholarship for International Students
Merit-based

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educations.com
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Independent provider
Grant
5000 CAD
Deadline
31 Dec 2024
Pinsky Law New Venture Development Scholarship
Merit-based

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Pinsky Law
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Independent provider
Grant
3000 USD
Deadline
31 Dec 2024
Coupons Plus Deals “Save for Future” Scholarship
Merit-based

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Coupons Plus Deals
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Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
17 Sep 2024
Annual Students' Scholarship
Merit-based

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StudyCorgi
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Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
15 Jul 2024
Fighting Bullying With Technology
Merit-based

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1902 Software
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
500 USD
Deadline
Not specified
L. Austin Weeks Undergraduate Grant
Merit-based

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American Association of Petroleum Geologists Foundation
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3000 USD
Deadline
31 Dec 2025
Scholarship for students with disabilities
Need-based

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Anonymous Hope Fund
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
12000 USD
Deadline
30 Nov 2024
Tobacco Harm Reduction Scholarship Programme
Merit-based Need-based

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The Tobacco Harm Reduction Scholarship Programme
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
10000 USD
Deadline
31 Jul 2024
Global Innovation Challenge
Merit-based Need-based

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Social Shifters
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Independent provider
Grant
3500 USD
Deadline
15 Nov 2024
The Bill Walsh Scholarship
Merit-based

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ACES: The Society for Editing
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
2000 USD
Deadline
31 Jul 2024
The MyUS Community Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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MyUS
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
2000 USD
Deadline
20 Aug 2024
Dermadry Hyperhidrosis Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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Dermadry
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Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
15 Dec 2024
Clean And Recovery Scholarship Essay Contest
Merit-based Need-based

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Clean and Recovery
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Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
31 Aug 2024
$1,000 All Star Verified Scholarship
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Verified Scholarships
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Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
10 Dec 2024
PlagiarismSearch 2024 Essay Contest
Merit-based

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PlagiarismSearch
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Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
31 Oct 2024
$1,500 Annual Video Contest Scholarship
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IvyPanda
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Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
31 Aug 2024
Florida Rentals Annual Dream Vacation Scholarship
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Florida Rentals
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Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
17 Sep 2024
$1,500 Annual Video Contest Scholarship
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StudyCorgi
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Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
30 Jun 2024
$1,500 Annual Essay Writing Contest Scholarship
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IvyPanda
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Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
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High School Essay Contest
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International Bipolar Foundation
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Grant
1000 GBP
Deadline
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Pearl Lemon Scholarship
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Pearl Lemon
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Grant
965 USD
Deadline
Anytime
Dr. Martin Blank – SYB Scholarship
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Shield Your Body
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Independent provider
Grant
750 USD
Deadline
23 Nov 2024
Studybay Fall Essay Contest
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Studybay
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Grant
55 GBP
Deadline
19 Jun 2024
IELTS Morgan Terry Memorial IATEFL Scholarship
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IELTS from 6 to 9
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