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  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    13-SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

**Overview**Are you fascinated by the world, its societies and what the future of our planet looks like? Do you want to learn professional skills that allow you to apply these interests to your career?On this professionally accredited BA (Hons) Geography degree course, you’ll cover people, communities and cultures, examine conservation, sustainability and economic urban development, and learn how governments, businesses and people develop global systems. You'll also learn professional skills in communication, problem solving, decision making and teamwork.You’ll emerge with skills that help you understand and engage with the world, and be set for a career in everything from urban or environmental management to teaching.You could earn more than the average graduate too – 5 years after graduation, female geography graduates earn 11.6% more than a typical female graduate and male graduates earn 2% more than a typical male graduate (Institute For Fiscal Studies, 2018).This course is accredited by the Royal Geographical Society. This shows the teaching on this course is of the highest quality and has been approved by an independent body of academics and industrialists.**What you'll experience**On this degree course, you’ll:- Study human geography and environmental issues and management- Use specialist facilities including physical geography, GIS and photogrammetry labs, laser survey technology, photogrammetry equipment- Tailor your studies, by choosing modules that match your interests and career ambitions- Have the chance to experience some of the societies or landscapes you’re studying by doing field work- Enrich your studies by hearing from guest speakers from public, private and non-profit sectors**Careers and opportunitiesWhat can you do with a Geography degree?**At the end of the course, you'll have many technical and professional skills you can apply to your career. Previous students have gone onto work in areas such as:- environmental management- business management- public services- teaching- research**What jobs can you do with a Geography degree?**Roles our graduates have taken on include:- geographical information scientist- environmental consultant- spatial analyst- coastal process scientist- urban planner- transport plannerOrganisations graduates have gone on to work for include:- Ordnance Survey- Department for Environment Food & Rural Affairs (DEFRA)- IBM- The Environment Agency- You could also go on to study at postgraduate level.After you leave the University, you can get help, advice and support for up to 5 years from our Careers and Employability service as you advance in your career.

Application deadline

15 January 2020

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 14,300per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

University of Portsmouth

  • University League Table

    61st

  • Campus address

    University of Portsmouth, University House, Winston Churchill Avenue, Portsmouth, Portsmouth, PO1 2UP, England

Around 4,000 of the university’s 25,000 students come from 150 countries around the world, and the Global Community networking scheme helps them to meet.
The University of Portsmouth Global team is dedicated to supporting international students from enquiry, through application and arrival, to graduation.
International students can get specialist advice on matters including visas and immigration, settling in to the UK and adjusting to a new culture.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    45th out of 72 4

  • Entry standards

    / Max 210
    99 47%

    62nd

    13
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    77 77%

    20th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.21 84%

    20th

    4

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