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Geography with a Language BSc (Hons)

Queen's University Belfast

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    19-SEP-22

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

Geography embraces the study of human societies and their environment, and is one of the few subjects in which human and physical aspects of the environment are integrated. Our flexible degree programme enables students to gain an understanding of the major global, regional and local processes that shape our world and the challenges we will face in the future.

Geography With A Language Degree Highlights

Global Opportunities

  • There are many exciting opportunities to study abroad, with options to spend one semester or one academic year in continental Europe, USA, Canada or Australia.

Industry Links

  • We regularly consult and develop links with a large number of employers including the Northern Ireland Environment Agency, Ordnance Survey of Northern Ireland, National Trust, and the Geological Survey of Northern Ireland. The employers provide both snapshot advice on their work, as well as run more in-depth advice sessions. We also run a careers seminar programme with guest speakers.

Career Prospects

Introduction
Studying for a Geography degree at Queen's develops core skills and employment-related experiences that are valued by employers, professional organisations and academic institutions.

Some graduates pursue careers in geography-related areas such as urban and rural planning, environmental conservation and management, careers in GIScience and teaching. A significant number develop careers in a wide range of other sectors, e.g. management, marketing, NGOs, financial services, the civil service (especially land and property, environment, and development
agencies), computing (especially using geographic data), and various graduate programmes.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 21,400per 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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A level : ABB

Including French or Spanish and normally Geography.Applicants not offering A-level Geography will be considered on an individual basis and will be required to have another appropriate subject at A-level. Please contact the Admissions and Access Service for further advice (admissions@qub.ac.uk). A-level General Studies and Critical Thinking are normally excluded from offers. However, the grade achieved may be taken into account when results are published in August and may be used in a tie-break situation.

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University information

Queen's University Belfast

  • University League Table

    34th

  • Campus address

    Queen's University Belfast, University Road, Belfast, Northern Ireland, BT7 1NN, Northern Ireland

Queen’s is a lively, international and diverse campus with global recognition. It currently has over 3,000 international students from 80 different countries.
The university provides a high level of support on UK student visas to help students make a smooth transition from their home country to life in Belfast.
Queen's offers international students a dedicated pre-semester and engagement programme on arrival.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    34th out of 71 4

  • Entry standards

    / Max 210
    130 65%

    28th

    5
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    74.0 74%

    26th

    25
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.66 73%

    68th

    4

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