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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date


  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

**Understanding the impact of human behaviour on our physical world has never been more important. If you’re interested in human geography, our BA (Hons) Geography course enables you to explore the relationship between people and their environment.** Situated in the centre of Greater Manchester, you will be able to study the effects of post-industrial decline and regeneration in the world’s first industrial city. This programme of study allows you to examine relationships between the global economy, society and environment in the developed and developing world, and to look at the development and sustainability of cities into the 21st century.Human geography themes covered generally include: the effects of climate change, food security, mobility, sustainability, demography, economic geography, planning and environmental impact assessment, urban living and quality of life. Study and IT skills are embedded in this programme, as is the use of computing facilities for data handling and Geographical Information Systems and Science (GIS) for environmental mapping and modelling. In addition, there are strong links between course content and staff research interests.At Salford you will experience small-group teaching in one of the UK’s most student-centred universities. You will get all the support you need from friendly and accessible academic staff. Additionally, you will benefit from weekly tutorials with your personal tutor, ensuring that you quickly get to know other students.If you are interested in specialising in physical geography, or a mixture of human and physical, then have a look at our BSc Geography course.Features• Our Geography courses are ranked 27th in the UK according to the Guardian University league tables, 2018• Several free residential field trip opportunities in the UK, Scandinavia and other international destinations [small administration fee may apply] • Taught be internationally renowned academic staff

Application deadline

15 January 2020

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University of Salford

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  • Campus address

    University of Salford, The Crescent, Salford, Manchester, M5 4WT, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    40th out of 72 10

  • Entry standards

    / Max 210
    111 53%


  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    67 67%


  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.40 88%



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