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Geography (Professional Placement Year) BSc (Hons)

Bath Spa University

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UCAS CODE: F801

Course options

  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    25-SEP-23

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

**Tackle pressing local and global issues with a Bath Spa University Geography degree.**- Accredited by the Royal Geographical Society, our Geography course prepares you to address the needs of the world beyond university.- Learn from a skilled team of lecturers with a wide range of expertise – from geomorphology to sustainability – and networks across the globe.- Experience how Geography plays a part in different cultures and environments through residential field trips both at home and abroad. Geography is about places and people. This link between environmental processes and social behaviours means that the study of Geography is essential in understanding today’s pressing global and local issues – from climate change to sustainable development.During your Bath Spa Geography degree, you’ll study specialisms such as poverty and development, sustainability, cultural identities and representation, river and coastal processes, and geotechnologies. You’ll mix fieldwork and data collection techniques with a further understanding of communities and environments.You’ll develop your knowledge of a wide range of geographical concepts and theories, all while gaining skills that employers look for: communication, research, data management and analysis, problem solving and IT skills – specifically in Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and remote sensing. You'll also produce a video-clip and a personal website in your second year.**More about the Professional Placement Year**A Professional Placement Year (PPY), traditionally known as a sandwich year, is where you undertake a period of work with an external organisation for between 9-13 months. The placement occurs between your second and final years of undergraduate study. You can engage in up to 3 placements to make up the total time and are required to source the placement(s) yourself, with support from the Careers team.

Application deadline

25 January

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A level : CCC - BBC

A Level - grades BCC-CCC preferred including a Grade C in Geography, Sociology, economics or Science.

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University information

Bath Spa University

  • University League Table

    96th

  • Campus address

    Bath Spa University, Newton Park, Newton St Loe, Bath, Bath And North East Somerset, BA2 9BN, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    75th out of 76 6

  • Entry standards

    / Max 210
    111 54%

    54th

    13
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    44.0 44%

    66th

    40
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.43 69%

    75th

    7

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