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  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    13-SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

**Overview**If you’re interested in the physical nature, characteristics and environment of the world, you can couple your interest with professional skills on this professionally accredited BSc (Hons) Geography degree course.You’ll learn about the natural environment, how it was formed, what threatens it and how we can protect it. You’ll deepen your understanding of the world and develop professional skills in areas such as communication, problem solving, decision making and teamwork.When you complete the course, you'll be prepared for a career in everything from environmental management to teaching and academic research.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 physical geography, nature, and how environmental changes will affect the future of our planet- Use high-powered tech in our labs, including laser survey technology, drones, GIS and photogrammetry equipment and environmental simulation cabinet- 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- You can travel overseas for field work in places such as Berlin, Malta, Sicily and Uganda and choose to study abroad at one of our link universities in Poland, Spain or France.**Careers and opportunities****What can you do with a Geography degree?**At the end of the course, you'll have many technical and professional skills you can use to start 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

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£ 14,300per year

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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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