Key Facts of Geography (Hons) course at University of Huddersfield
A warming planet, all manner of inequality and the consequences of political instability are big themes in the world today.
- You’ll have the chance to study a range of subjects including biogeography, earth processes, landscape and fluvial systems, climate science, environment and society, environment and cultural challenges, and migration and geopolitics before specializing in your final year.
- In the third year of the course you’ll have the opportunity to benefit from a work placement. This could help you to gain relevant real-world experience and give you a head start in your chosen career. In the final year you’ll have the chance to develop and hone your independent research skills as part of your dissertation module.
- We also firmly believe in ‘learning through doing’ and since fieldwork is an integral part of any geographers training, you’ll find that we’ve embedded field-trips, including residential field courses in Years 1 and 2, into all three of our Geography degrees, so you can fully embrace the fantastic opportunities that learning in the field presents.
- All our teaching staff are educated to doctoral level have expertise in a range of geography subject areas and by studying this course you'll become eligible for membership of the Royal Geographical Society giving you access to resources, events, and networking opportunities via the Royal Geographical Society community.
By developing clear conceptual understanding of core geography principles together with hands-on experience of key techniques and approaches related to its practice, our Geography BSc(Hons) is designed to give you the skills sought by a range of graduate recruiters. These include communication/presentation fluency, team-working, fieldwork expertise, environmental, social and commercial awareness, IT literacy, report writing, data analysi and GIS, time management and investigative skills, among others.
Geography graduates typically progress into careers in:
- Teaching: school, college, university
- Research: climate change, sustainability
- Environmental Management: environmental monitoring, environmental impact officer
- Planning: GIS analyst, policy advisor, land surveying
- Finance Banking: insurance, auditing
- Commercial Enterprises: management, data analysis
- Travel/Tourism: writing/promotion, sales professional
- Development: NGOs, charities
- Nature Conservation: biodiversity officer, planning ecologist
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- Research Skills
- Earth Processes
- People and Place
- Dynamic Living Systems
- Climate, Meteorology and Atmospheric Systems
- Global Earth Cycles
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- 36 months
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We are not aware of any specific GRE, GMAT or GPA grading score requirements for this programme.
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- BCC at A Level including a minimum grade C in an accepted Science subject with a pass in Science Practical where applicable. (The accepted Science A Level subjects are: Geography, Chemistry, Biology, Physics, Maths, Geology and Applied Sciences. Level 3 BTEC Applied Science with 32 UCAS points or above is accepted as an alternative to these Science A Levels at grade C).
- 104 UCAS tariff points from a combination of Level 3 qualifications from International Baccalaureate qualifications including grade C in an accepted Science subject at A Level.
- DMM in BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Applied Science. Alternatively a BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Health and Social Care is accepted but must be accompanied by an A Level at minimum grade C.
- Access to HE Diploma with 45 Level 3 credits at Merit or above.
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International15000 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 15000 GBP per year during 36 months.
National9250 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 9250 GBP per year during 36 months.
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