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UCAS CODE: F800

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Central area campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    13-SEP-21

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

Do you have a love of the outdoors, the environment, and a hunger to understand how our planet works? Are you concerned about how the changing climate is impacting our atmosphere, oceans, environment and landscapes? If so, Geography may be for you. Geography is the study of the way the world works. It is an incredibly diverse subject which spans the natural sciences, social sciences and humanities to address environmental, social and political issues. Through geography, you can explore our ever-changing world from volcanoes, ice sheets, flooding and climate change through to human issues such as sustainability, inequality, migration, social justice, health, resource management and poverty. A knowledge of geography is becoming increasingly important in today’s world, as our planet and humanity face some of the biggest challenges we have ever known. You can explore geography: - as a natural science through Physical Geography, or - through the social sciences and humanities as Human Geography By studying geography as a natural science through the BSc in Geography, you will be examining issues of pressing societal concern in our changing world such as climate change, environmental degradation and natural hazards. The BSc in Geography is an interdisciplinary programme. It also includes aspects of human geography, as it is essential to understand our impact on the world and our ways of living within it. The degree is flexible, so you will have opportunities to build your degree around areas that you are most curious or passionate about. If you choose to study geography at the University of Edinburgh, you will become part of an academic community in one of the leading geography departments in the UK and one of the top-ranked universities in the world. As a result, you will experience teaching and learning at the forefront of geographical knowledge and learn from geographers who are undertaking world-leading research in a wide range of areas.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
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£ 28,950per year

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Entry requirements

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A level : ABB - AAA

Required subjects: A Levels: two of Geography (preferred), Biology, Chemistry, Geology, Mathematics, or Physics at B. GCSEs: Mathematics at B or 6 and English at C or 4.

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University information

University of Edinburgh

  • University League Table

    15th

  • Campus address

    University of Edinburgh, Student Recruitment and Admissions, 33 Buccleuch Place, Edinburgh, Edinburgh, City Of, EH8 9JS, Scotland

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    19th out of 72 4

  • Entry standards

    / Max 210
    180 85%

    6th

    3
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    69 69%

    39th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.06 81%

    47th

    24

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