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Geography with an International Year MSci (Hons)

University of Birmingham

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  • Qualification

    Master of Science (with Honours) - Msci (Hon)

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    19-SEP-22

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

The four year Geography MSci with International Year provides an opportunity for you to spend a year studying overseas whilst following your interests in Geography more fully, and developing key skills for career development.

Our Geography BA/BSc and MSci programmes are among the most flexible anywhere, so if you are interested in both human and physical geography, you can pick and choose your modules to focus on the human side, physical side or the interactions between the two.

Our single honours course enjoys the same wide choice of course options and fieldwork opportunities as our BA and BSc degree programmes.

Why Study this Course?

There are plenty of reasons to study Geography with International Year MSci at Birmingham:

  • World top 100 for Geography in the QS World University Rankings by subject 2020
  • Flexibility - One reason we are among the largest and most popular geography schools in the country is that we treat you as a geographer. This means we give you options to study both ‘physical’ and ‘human’ geography. We understand you may have a mixture of interests, from social to scientific, and we provide the opportunity for you to study them all.
  • Transferable skills - Our degree programmes will equip you with the transferable skills essential for future employment. Geography graduates are skilled in working with digital technologies, statistics, mapping packages, GIS and mobile media. Our careers record speaks for itself with 95.2 per cent of our graduates in employment or further study after six months. In many cases these are jobs that are addressing global issues - jobs that really matter.

Employability

  • We have an excellent careers record with up to 98 per cent of our graduates employed in a range of industries within six months
  • Many of our degrees are accredited highlighting our academic excellence and their professional relevance and applicability to the workplace
  • Fieldwork plays a central role in developing your skills, offering practical experience in a range of settings and the opportunity to explore our extraordinary and multifaceted world

As a Birmingham Geography graduate you will be highly aware of the globalising economy, sensitive to the variety of the world’s cultures, and have an understanding of the physical processes and critical issues that impact upon the environment. You will have a perspective that encompasses the global, regional and local and be highly regarded by employers.

Application deadline

15 January

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University information

University of Birmingham

  • University League Table

    19th

  • Campus address

    University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham, Birmingham, B15 2TT, England

A member of the Russell Group, Birmingham is a research-intensive institution. Its world-leading academics have included 11 Nobel Prize winners.
A diverse and global community, with over 8,500 international students from approximately 150 countries.
In the glorious heart of England, Birmingham is a diverse, modern and exciting city with a long cultural and intellectual heritage.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    17th out of 71 7

  • Entry standards

    / Max 210
    144 72%

    18th

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    80 80%

    9th

    5
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.81 76%

    65th

    17

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