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Geography (with Foundation Year) BA (Hons)

University of Hull

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    The University of Hull

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    19-SEP-22

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

**Geography explores the dynamic and complex natural and human processes that make the world work. Studying geography will give you the skills to tackle the world’s biggest issues and look at places with an expert and critical eye.**Here at Hull, you’ll be introduced to geography’s key theoretical ideas and practical approaches. We specialise in tackling the major issues: from globalisation and sustainability to climate change and geohazards.BA Geography focuses on topics within social science and humanities suchs as sustainability and development, cities and globalisation and people culture and space. All our Geography programmes have a common first year in which you’ll get to study human and physical geography and learn geographical skills. In your second and third year, you can continue to do both human and physical geography, or choose to focus on human geography - the choice is yours.Throughout your course you will have many opportunities to learn and apply your knowledge outside of the classroom on field trips. In your second year, you’ll get the chance to do a residential field trip abroad. In recent years, students have gone to locations such as Barcelona, Berlin and Rome. In your third year, there is the option to join the physical geography advanced field trip to Iceland. We consider learning in the field so important that the cost of all core field trips in your first and second year is covered by your course fees.Teaching on our geography degrees is research-led, skills-based and geared towards employability, and enables you to match your studies to your interests. You’ll get individual academic support throughout your degree and the chance to follow your own research interests in your final-year dissertation. We also offer a range of modules designed to help you develop professional skills that could help you in your career. You could be undertaking a consultancy project with an external company. You could choose to go into schools to learn about teaching - or you might want to develop your geospatial and modelling skills with GIS.We were ranked third in the UK for research impact (REF 2014), so you'll be taught by recognised experts who will use their research to introduce you to the cutting edge of emerging geographical arguments.Our degrees are accredited by the Royal Geographical Society, so you can be assured you’re choosing a recognised degree that will equip you with the technical ability and transferable skills you’ll need in your career.The foundation year is ideal to boost your skills and knowledge if you don't quite meet our academic entry requirements.**Official Team GB partners**Did you know that the University of Hull is the official University Partner of Team GB? Our united belief is that anyone, with the right opportunities ahead and a dedicated team behind, can achieve extraordinary things. This is what our partnership with Team GB is built on. Extraordinary is in you – and we’ll help you find it.What does this mean for you? It means that whether you’re studying sports science, or marketing, or logistics, or healthcare, or engineering, you’ll be able to gain invaluable experience through this unique partnership.We are working with Team GB to create opportunities for volunteering and work experience, to get involved with meet-and-greet sessions with Olympians, host on-campus talks from guest speakers and so much more. Some of our students recently helped Team GB athletes get their kit ready to compete in preparation for the Minsk 2019 European Games. It’s an extraordinary partnership, and you won’t find it anywhere else.Find out more at hull.ac.uk/teamgb

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 14,800per year

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University information

University of Hull

  • University League Table

    70th

  • Campus address

    University of Hull, Admissions Office, Cottingham Road, Hull, Kingston Upon Hull, HU6 7RX, England

International students starting an undergraduate degree could receive a tuition fee discount of up to £2,500 per year (terms apply).
Hull’s research takes on global issues – health inequalities, social injustice, climate change and more – to shape a fairer, brighter and carbon-neutral future.
At Hull, there are students from more than 100 countries from right across the world.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    46th out of 71 9

  • Entry standards

    / Max 210
    103 51%

    55th

    7
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    68.0 68%

    42nd

    5
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.19 84%

    23rd

    5

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