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  • Qualification

    Master of Geography - MGeog

  • Location

    Pontypridd

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    20-SEP-21

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

Geography is dynamic. On this Geography course, you'll explore how the environment affects society, its economy and culture, and in turn, how we adapt and transform that environment.Accredited by the Royal Geographical Society, this Geography degree has been designed for students who enjoy the different traditions in geography. It incorporates major elements of physical and human geography, and some geographical information systems (GIS).Field courses and the opportunity for residential fieldwork ensure a rich experiential degree. Previous fieldwork locations have included Sicily, Athens and Santorini, New York, Hong Kong, Uganda and South AfricaOur Geography degree emphasises issues that shape people and places in a global society. You'll investigate critical issues that are challenging the 21st century, from the local to global scale and analyse the relationship between human and non-human environments, and how to sustain their delicate balance.The specialised fourth year of the MGeog programme provides a research-led experience through innovative, small-group teaching. There is an emphasis on employability, active citizenship, project management and opportunities for work-based learning. USW’s Geography degrees are based on our Glyntaff Campus. Glyntaff is surrounded by green open spaces. Our students say they love the relaxed atmosphere and beautiful views.

Application deadline

15 January 2020

Tuition fees

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£ 12,600per year

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A Science subject such as Geography or Mathematics is required. General Studies is not accepted. We take all aspects of an application into consideration and applicants receive a personalised offer. Combinations with other listed qualifications are acceptable and others not listed may also be acceptable – please contact enquiries@southwales.ac.uk.

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University information

University of South Wales

  • University League Table

    102nd

  • Campus address

    University of South Wales, Llantwit Road, Treforest, Pontypridd, Rhondda, Cynon, Taff, CF37 1DL, Wales

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    71st out of 72

  • Entry standards

    / Max 210
    97 46%

    63rd

    7
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    50 50%

    69th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.33 87%

    7th

    3

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