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.
- 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
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
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
These are the tuition fees you pay if you are resident in England
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.
Main Site - Highfield Campus