Expand your theoretical knowledge and develop practical field, research and work-related skills in a course that extends beyond the traditional foundations of Geography to address contemporary social and environmental issues.
Examine why the world is changing so quickly and how these changes affect the environment, culture and economies at local, national and global levels. Drawing on expertise from the University’s schools of Law, Sociology, and Anthropology and Conservation, this course equips you with the skills required for a career in business, government agencies, NGOs, education and development.
A Human Geography (Hons) at University of Kent provides a strong basis for students looking to pursue a career in a range of professions and sectors relating to the sustainability agenda, including: environmental and international development NGOs, government departments and local authorities, and businesses with an environmental remit, including the land-based sectors.
Using our network of NGOs and consultancy companies, we identified the key skills that successful employees should have. This programme has been designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical skills that are highly demanded by employers in a wide range of fields relating to:
- nature conservation
- town and country planning
- environmental protection
- sustainable development
- environmental consultancy
- international aid/development.
- Academic and Research Skills
- People, Place and Environment
- Geographies of People and Place
- Environmental Sustainability
- Geographical Patterns and Processes
- 36 months
- 72 months
Start dates & application deadlines
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DisciplinesArea & Cultural Studies Anthropology Geography View 753 other Bachelors in Area & Cultural Studies in United Kingdom
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- A level: BBB including one of Biology, Geography, Chemistry, Environmental Science, Psychology, Geology, Physics, Maths or any Joint Science at grade B or above.
- GCSE: Mathematics grade C/4 or above
- Access to HE Diploma
- BTEC Nationals Distinction, Distinction, Merit in Countryside Management, Animal Management or Applied Science. Other subjects will be considered on a case-by-case basis
- International Baccalaureate:30 points overall or 15 points at HL, including 5 at HL or 6 at SL in Biology, Geography, Environmental Science, Psychology, Geology, Chemistry, Physics or Maths.
International17400 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 17400 GBP per year during 36 months.
National9250 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 9250 GBP per year during 36 months.
- EU full-time £13000
- Home Part time £4625
- EU part-time £6500
- International part-time £8700
Living costs for Canterbury
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
Kent offers generous financial support schemes to assist eligible undergraduate students during their studies.
Scholarships are available for excellence in academic performance, sport and music and are awarded on merit.
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.
Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.