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Geography BA (Hons)

University of Southampton

Key information

Data source: UCAS & IDP CONNECT

  • UCAS Course Code

    L700

  • 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.

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    154

  • Graduate Prospects

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

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    72

    / 100
  • Student Satisfaction

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

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    4.19

    / 5.00
  • Qualification

    BA (Hons)

  • Application deadline

    15-Jan

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  • Start date

    SEP-20

Course Summary

This BA Geography degree provides students with a highly transferable set of skills and an understanding of the complexities of our world. Learn how economic, social and cultural processes affect health and wellbeing, human-environment relations, and the market-economy. Explore the similarities, differences and challenges of people living across our inter-connected planet, using tools such as Geographical Information Systems (GIS). After year one, students are able to adapt their degree programme to fit their interests and academic passions. The compulsory overseas field course in year two (included in course fees) will take you to a location such as Amsterdam and will be an important milestone in developing your skills as a researcher, giving you the opportunity to undertake human geographical research in international cities. Further optional overseas field courses allow you to hone these skills in the diverse and unique environments that European and South East Asian locations offer.Your future employability is a key priority throughout your studies and all University of Southampton geography programmes are accredited by the Royal Geographical Society. Southampton graduates work in a range of careers including public policy, teaching, environmental consultancy, financial services, retail, marketing, town-planning, GIS-related and government advisory roles.

Entry Requirements

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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

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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