/

Geography BSc (Hons)

University of Southampton

Key information

Data source: UCAS & IDP CONNECT

  • UCAS Course Code

    F800

  • Study mode

    Full-time

  • University Ranking

    20th

  • Subject Ranking

    18th

    2 (Geography & Environmental Science)
  • Entry Standards

    The average UCAS tariff score of new students entering the university.

    Read more

    154

  • Graduate Prospects

    A guide to the success of graduates on completion of their courses at the university.

    Read more

    72

    / 100
  • Student Satisfaction

    A guide to how satisfied students are with the quality of teaching they receive.

    Read more

    4.19

    / 5.00
  • Qualification

    BSc (Hons)

  • Application deadline

    15-Jan

    Read more: Applying to university

  • Start date

    SEP-20

Course Summary

On this course you will study the natural and physical science aspects of geography, including gaining a better understanding of climate change, both in the past and how it might influence our world in the future, you will discover how to read a landscape and the processes that help to shape it. You will learn how to gain an appreciation of our changing world as viewed from space and how to use Geographical Information Systems to interrogate and analyse spatial data. The overseas field course is an important milestone in developing your skills as a researcher, giving you the opportunity to study the landscape in more detail. Further optional overseas field courses allow you to hone these skills in the unique environments that alpine and tropical locations offer. Graduates of this course are consistently amongst the most employable of those leaving university and find themselves eligible for a huge variety of careers in many different sectors. From public policy to environmental consultancy, from teaching to financial services; most industries require the analytical and research skills that our graduates will be proficient in.

Entry Requirements

Choose qualification

A level
  • A level
  • Scottish Higher
  • Extended Project
  • International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme
  • Welsh Baccalaureate - Advanced Skills Challenge Certificate (first teaching September 2015)
  • Pearson BTEC Diploma (QCF)
  • Pearson BTEC Extended Diploma (QCF)
  • Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)
  • Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Certificate (first teaching from September 2016)
  • Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)
  • Pearson BTEC Subsidiary Diploma (QCF)
  • Cambridge International Pre-U Certificate - Principal
  • Access to HE Diploma
  • Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017)

Grades / Points

AAB

Details

A Pass in science practical is required where relevant science A Levels are taken. General Studies is excluded for entry.Contextual Offer: ABB. We are committed to ensuring that all students with the potential to succeed, regardless of their background, are encouraged to apply to study with us. The additional information gained through contextual data allows us to recognise a student’s potential to succeed in the context of their background and experience.Students who are highlighted in this way will be made an offer which is lower than the typical offer for that programme

Tuition Fees

This section explains how much you will need to pay in tuition fees to study this course at this university. Fees vary by country of residence so make sure you select which country of residence applies to you.

£9,250 per year

country flag Students from England

These are the tuition fees you pay if you are resident in England

University information

University Ranking

20th

About this University

The University of Southampton dates back to 1862: located on the south coast of England, it is close to the New Forest and the Isle of Wight. The main campus is north of the city centre, near to a large managed woodland. There are excellent road, rail, sea and air links and London is just over an hour away by train.

Address

Main Site - Highfield Campus

Highfield

Southampton

SO17 1BJ

UNITED KINGDOM