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Geography with Education and optional placement year BSc (Hons)

Ulster University

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Coleraine

  • Study mode

    Sandwich / Placement

  • Start date

    SEP-22

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

This course is 3 years or 4 years if you choose to complete an optional placement year.Geography has a critical role to play in helping us understand and address some of the world’s most pressing environmental and social challenges. Here at Ulster, our inspiring staff are passionate about making a difference. If you are too, then join us. You’ll study everything from climate change to migration, natural hazards to sustainable development. We will train you to find solutions to the issues that matter.We’ll also help you develop an impressive skill set. You’ll learn how to map the sea floor, conduct an environmental impact assessment and use cutting-edge technologies such as GIS to analyse social inequality. These professional and practical skills will help you find a job you’ll love. Over 90% of our graduates are employed or in postgraduate study within a year of leaving us. Our students love studying here. We have 100% student satisfaction rate in the National Student Survey and are the number 1 place to study Geography in Northern Ireland according to the Guardian League Tables (12thin the UK). Studying Education in combination with Geography is an excellent introduction to a future career in the general education sector. It will provide you with an introduction to the main concepts of educational theory and practice in NI, the UK and internationally.Career opportunities include teaching, working for government and diplomatic services, consultancies, ordnance survey, town planning, rural development agencies, the National Trust, town, population census and social planning. Some of our graduates embark on postgraduate study in areas such as environmental management, computing, geographic information systems (GIS), remote sensing and conflict.

Application deadline

15 January

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University information

Ulster University

  • University League Table

    44th

  • Campus address

    Ulster University, Cromore Road, Coleraine, Northern Ireland, BT52 1SA, Northern Ireland

Renowned for its warm welcome, Ulster recruits international students from over 100 countries across the globe and has over 200,000 alumni worldwide.
Ulster delivers a world-class UK university experience with the added benefit of being one of the UK's most affordable locations.
An international student experience team delivers a bespoke orientation programme and offers pastoral support to international students during their studies.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    41st out of 71 3

  • Entry standards

    / Max 210
    110 55%

    47th

    6
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    70.0 70%

    39th

    15
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.26 85%

    13th

    10

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