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Geography, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
University rank #31 (QS) London, United Kingdom | London, United Kingdom
Studying Geography at King's College London enables you to examine some of the key issues facing the world today, including sustainability, global inequality, urban regeneration and gentrification, as well as the impacts of climate change and environmental degradation on society.
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The Geography BA course at King's College London offers an exciting course of study covering Development, the Environment, Urban and Cultural Geography, Geocomputation and Spatial Analysis as well as interactions with Physical Geography.

You will gain advanced analytical and technical skills that can be applied to understanding a range of real world issues through a combination of lectures, seminars and tutorials together with workshops, laboratory sessions and international field trips. You will be taught by leading experts and have the opportunity to use London as your laboratory.  

Key benefits

  • Hear from some of our students about why they chose to study Geography at King's. 
  • Fieldwork is central to the King's experience. We currently visit Spain in the first year, and China, India, Morocco, and the US in the second year.
  • You will have the flexibility to choose to focus on human geography, or to combine it with aspects of physical geography, with the option to switch between the BA and BSc in your first year.  
  • Our central London location on the River Thames and a stone’s throw from Parliament provides opportunities for fieldwork, engagement with policy-makers, as well as easy access to a wide range of facilities, experiences and job opportunities. 
  • Successful graduates are engaged in a range of different sectors, including the financial services industry, non-governmental organisations and corporate social responsibility.

Career destinations

Recent graduates have found employment as:
  • Account executive, Mind Share
  • Analyst, GPM Trading Ltd
  • Company director, a garden equipment company
  • Executive risk assessor, a risk management company
  • Marketing internship, Jimmy Choo
  • Management Training Programme Network Rail

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:
  • The Changing Natural Environment 
  • Geographical Foundations: the making of the modern world
  • Geographical Foundations II: challenges of the modern world
  • Principles of Geographical Inquiry 
  • Geography in Action
  • Geography Tutorials: Critical Thinking & Techniques
  • Field Research in Human & Development Geography
  • BA Geography Research Tutorials

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

  • AAB
Please note that A-level General Studies, Critical Thinking, Thinking Skills and Global Perspectives are not accepted by King's as one of your A-levels. However, if offered the grade achieved may be taken into account when considering whether or not to accept a candidate who has just fallen short of the conditions of their offer.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    19800 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 19800 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

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