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Geography BA (Hons)

Coventry University

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Full-time | Main Site | 3 Years | 14-SEP-20
  • Full-time | Main Site | 3 Years | 14-SEP-20
  • Sandwich | Main Site | 4 Years | 14-SEP-20

Key information

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  • UCAS Course Code

    L700

  • Study mode

    Full-time

  • University Ranking

    53rd

    6
  • Subject Ranking

    39th

    5 (Geography & Environmental Science)
  • Entry Standards

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    124

  • Graduate Prospects

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    74

    / 100
  • Student Satisfaction

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    4.41

    / 5.00
  • Qualification

    BA (Hons)

  • Application deadline

    15-Jan

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  • Start date

    14-SEP-20

Course Summary

You will explore the various geographical factors that contribute to the distribution of wealth, opportunities and privileges within society, engaging with key global issues including the sustainable provision of food, housing and livelihoods. You will also have opportunity to learn about how diverse communities interact with pressing socio-economic, geo-political and environmental concerns, such as climate change, poverty, social exclusion, population growth and sustainable living in a competitive global economy.All of our geography courses have a strong focus on your future employability. They are designed to equip you with core knowledge, skills and expertise within the broad field of geography, together with a range of analytical abilities and transferrable professional skills to secure employment on graduation.Throughout your studies, you will have opportunity to undertake residential field trips to apply geographical knowledge to real-world concerns. In the first year, all students are required to take part in a three-day residential field trip, followed in the second year and final years by international field trips.* In the past students, have visited The Gambia, Berlin and the Lake District to study social and cultural impacts of tourism, economic regeneration and impacts of people on landscape. Students have previously visited the Royal Geographical Society (RGS) in London to access the wealth of resources owned by the RGS and were able to see first-hand what student membership of the RGS can offer.*Please note that such opportunities may be subject to additional costs, competitive application, availability and meeting appropriate visa requirements.To augment field trip experiences, our students will be taught in the Simulation Centre, which is the most advanced interactive people training and development centre in the UK. Its cutting-edge technology which is unique in the UK, its learning curve interactive screen and real life scenarios using specially-trained actors not only help develop new ways of working in otherwise inaccessible environments. **Key Course Benefits**- Research expertise in development, economic, political and social and cultural geographies.- Coventry is ranked 10th in the UK for ‘Geography and Environmental Studies’ in the Guardian University Guide 2020.- Excellent support for and track record in employability.- Opportunities to participate in challenging and exciting residential field trips each year, exploring the UK and overseas. - Large range of optional modules allows you to tailor your degree to suit your interests with topics such as climate change, development, consumption geographies, alternative subcultures and Geographical Information Systems (GIS), planning and sustainability.

Entry Requirements

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  • A level
  • Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)
  • International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme
  • Access to HE Diploma
  • GCSE/National 4/National 5

Grades / Points

BBB–ABB

Tuition Fees

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£9,250 per year

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University information

University Ranking

53rd

About this University

Founded by entrepreneurs and industrialists in 1843, Coventry University is a modern institution with a tradition of teaching excellence and student satisfaction. Bases across the country include Coventry, Scarborough and London; one campus is in the heart of the capital's Square Mile. Bold international initiatives and partnerships with organisations across industries enable the university's 50,000 learners world-wide to benefit from placements and global opportunities to enhance their prospects.

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Priory Street

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