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UCAS CODE: L700

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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

- Learn how the natural world interacts with today’s changing society and how we can plan for the future- Explore the world with us on fieldwork in the South Downs National Park and further afield- Choose the Teaching Geography module in Year 2, if you see this as a potential future career path- Experience a wide range of teaching and learning methods, including lectures, seminars, workshops, group work, laboratory and practical sessions and independent research- Our campus is friendly and compact with a community feel, offering first-class, sustainable facilities for learning and teaching.From glaciers in New Zealand to megacities in South America, geography is the study of the earth’s processes, both natural and human. As a subject it has the capacity to take you anywhere. When you embark on this journey, our wide-ranging and stimulating Geography degree helps you to see the world in a whole new light. Using an integrated human and physical geography perspective, you explore some of the most pressing issues facing the planet in the 21st-century.These include globalisation, population growth, resource shortages, geopolitical instability and climate change. But there’s room to examine local challenges, too. Set on the edge of the South Downs National Park, our department is perfectly placed to make the most of the diverse and beautiful landscapes that surround it, providing you with a variety of fieldwork and recreational opportunities.Each year of study has a distinctive emphasis. Year 1 is about ‘becoming a geographer’ and you receive a broad introduction to geography and geographical issues today.In Year 2, you are encouraged to develop your geographical practice through specialised modules including fieldwork, laboratory and technology-based elements.By the final year, you are ready to apply your expertise to understand complex geographical problems through original research and to promote the external impacts of your work. A third-year project enables you to work alongside our highly respected research staff and showcase your skills to employers.The programme recognises the value of geography to society and emphasises the importance of communicating this effectively to diverse audiences. This combination of solid subject knowledge and awareness of impact produces well rounded, confident geographers ready to enter a variety of growing areas of employment in government, science and industry.Throughout your studies, your future employability is a key priority for us and careers guidance is on hand. Our Geography graduates have the analytical and research skills to secure roles within the Government, the public, private and voluntary sectors, teaching, cartography and surveying, planning, environmental consultancy, nature conservation and sustainability.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 13,800per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

Entry requirements

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UCAS Points : 104 - 120

A GCSE A*-C or 9-4 in English Language is required.

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University information

University of Winchester

  • University League Table

    105th

  • Campus address

    University of Winchester, Sparkford Road, Winchester, Hampshire, SO22 4NR, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    70th out of 72 2

  • Entry standards

    / Max 210
    101 48%

    60th

    10
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    n/a

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.02 80%

    54th

    25

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