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Geography with a Placement Year BSc

University of East Anglia UEA

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  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Science - BSc

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date


  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

**Overview**Explore our dynamic and ever-changing world – from volcanoes and landslides to climate change and biodiversity. You’ll gain a solid understanding of the challenges facing our planet, and develop valuable practical experience through various field courses. Alongside this you’ll have the opportunity to learn specialist theory in areas such as hydrology, earth surface processes, meteorology, population ecology and environmental economics. As your course progresses you’ll continue to develop your skills as a geographer across a range of specialisms – from geographical information systems to environmental policymaking, biogeography, international development, climate change, energy transitions and natural hazards. You’ll graduate with the practical skills and theoretical knowledge to start a fascinating geographical career or progress to further study. **About This Course**Our BSc Geography with a Placement Year degree covers both physical and human geography, focusing on the interactions between the natural environment and human society. Situated in the School of Environmental Sciences, with modules available from the School of International Development and School of Biological Sciences, you’ll benefit from a range of fascinating optional modules allowing you to tailor your degree to your own interests and career aspirations. During your first year, you’ll learn about key geographical concepts, discover the latest about global environmental challenges, study how our dynamic planet works and get outside to develop your skills during practicals, on field trips as well as a six-day residential field course. You’ll also choose between a module on the interplay between biodiversity and sustainability and one on understanding our atmospheres and oceans. As you progress through the course, you’ll continue developing your skills as a geographer across a range of specialisms, including geographical information systems (GIS). You’ll be able to shape your degree around your interests by choosing optional modules covering topics such as earth surface processes, biogeography, environmental economics and policymaking, climate change and natural hazards. In your final year independent research project you’ll put into practice all the skills you have developed, exploring in detail a topic that fascinates you. Our course is renowned for its quality and teaching excellence. **Disclaimer**Course details are subject to change. You should always confirm the details on the provider’s website:

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 20,200per year

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

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A level : ABB

including one from Geography, Geology, Maths, Economics, Biology, Chemistry, Environmental Science or Physics. Science A-Levels must include a pass in the practical element.


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University of East Anglia UEA

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  • Campus address

    University of East Anglia UEA, Norwich Research Park, Norwich, Norfolk, NR4 7TJ, England

UEA is a highly-respected university. Its beautiful campus is surrounded by English countryside and provides a safe and friendly place to live and study.
Join a welcoming and diverse community of international students. Students get all the support they need, before and after they apply.
Located in beautiful parkland, UEA is also just a short bus ride away from the centre of Norwich, a buzzing yet historic city.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    29th out of 71 4

  • Entry standards

    / Max 210
    125 63%


  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    68 68%


  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.10 82%



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