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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    18-SEP-23

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

Please note that the information provided relates to the current academic year and is subject to change without notice by Sheffield Hallam University.Please check the Sheffield Hallam University website for the latest information.**Course summary**- Develop your practical skills through fieldwork in the outdoors.- Gain knowledge in all key areas of geography or specialise in your areas of interest.- Apply your knowledge to real-world problems and issues using geographical ideas, skills and techniques.- Have the opportunity to work abroad — with the possibility of funding through the Erasmus+ programme (until 2023) or the Turing Scheme.Develop an advanced understanding of human, physical and environmental geography on a practically focused course. You will combine both the academic and vocational aspects of geography, preparing you for a career in the environment.**How you learn**All our courses are designed around a set of key principles based on engaging you with the world, collaborating with others, challenging you to think in new ways, and providing you with a supportive environment in which you can thrive.Learning from first-hand experience is a key part of our approach to study on this course. You will be encouraged to use skills taught in the classroom on real-life projects.You learn through:- fieldwork- work placements- laboratory classes- IT sessions- lectures and seminars- tutorials and workshops- field tripsThere are opportunities to study abroad at one of our partner universities with the possibility of funding through the Erasmus+ programme (until 2023) or the Turing Scheme.**Applied learningWork placements**You will have the opportunity to arrange a year-long work placement in between your second and third years. This gives you a real-world experience to prepare you for your future career. Recently our students have gained placements at local authorities, wildlife trusts, the Environment Agency, Transport for London, Global Vision International and Peak District National Park Authority.You could choose a placement abroad; our students have recently gone to Tampere in Finland and Sognaogfjordane in Norway to study. We also have links in countries including France, Germany, Czech Republic, Austria and Spain. We also have similar links with international universities outside Europe, including the University of Queensland in Australia and Ryerson University in Canada.Many of our European partner institutions teach in English, but to support your international placement, or future international aspirations, you can study a foreign language.**Field trips**As well as our onsite facilities, we also use the outside world as a resource for our teaching, including urban and rural areas in the UK, the Czech Republic, Germany, Spain, Tenerife and Iceland. Fieldwork is important for putting your learning into context and these are some of the richest learning experiences on the course.**Networking opportunities**We have an active student Geography Society that organises social and academic events including a programme of invited speakers.

Application deadline

25 January

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UCAS Points : 112

This must include at least two A levels or equivalent BTEC National qualifications, including at least 32 points in Geography or Environmental Science. For example:BBC at A Level including a relevant subject(s).DMM in BTEC Extended Diploma in a relevant subject(s).A combination of qualifications, which may include AS Levels, EPQ and general studies

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University information

Sheffield Hallam University

  • University League Table

    66th

  • Campus address

    Sheffield Hallam University, City Campus, Howard Street, Sheffield, Sheffield, S1 1WB, England

Home to a globally diverse student community from 100 countries, Sheffield Hallam has offices in China, Nigeria, India, Pakistan, and Malaysia.
Partnered with La Trobe University in Australia, the universities collaborate on a range of research and teaching projects and study exchange programmes.
The GoGlobal scheme helps fund students to take up opportunities studying, working, or volunteering abroad. All students have the opportunity to do this.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    42nd out of 76 11

  • Entry standards

    / Max 210
    110 53%

    58th

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    71.0 71%

    22nd

    33
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.63 73%

    69th

    37

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