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Geography (Human) - Professional Placement Year BA (Hons)

Bath Spa University

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UCAS CODE: LL78

Course options

  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    19-SEP-22

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

This is the 4 year course which includes a Professional Placement Year.Expand your understanding of how people affect, and are affected by the environment.Friendly, supportive team of lecturers, who are excellent teachers and active researchers.Specialisms include: poverty and development, cultures, identities and difference, urban geographies and more.Field trips currently include residential trips to Barcelona and Northern India.Geography is about places and people. It explores how people’s lives vary in these different places, and how our own lives are dependent on people and places, near and far.An ability to link environmental processes and social and spatial behaviours is a defining feature of geographical practice. As a result, Geography is clearly important in understanding today’s pressing global and local issues including climate change, inequality, migration, poverty and sustainable development.Studying Geography at Bath Spa University, you’ll learn geographical concepts, theories and knowledge, while gaining skills that can improve your career prospects. Geography graduates are valued by employers for this unique combination. **More about the Professional Placement Year**A Professional Placement Year (PPY), traditionally known as a sandwich year, is where a student undertakes a period of work with an external organisation for between 9-13 months. The placement occurs between the students' second and third years of undergraduate study. Students can engage in up to 3 placements to make up the total time and are required to source the placement(s) themselves with support from the Careers & Employability Team.

Application deadline

15 January

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A level : CCC - BCC

A Level - Grades BCC-CCC preferred with Grade C in Geography, Sociology Economics or Science

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University information

Bath Spa University

  • University League Table

    105th

  • Campus address

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

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    69th out of 71 3

  • Entry standards

    / Max 210
    92 46%

    67th

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    74.0 74%

    26th

    41
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.66 73%

    68th

    2

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