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Geography with International Relations BA (Hons)

University of Plymouth

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

Combine geography with international relations and discover the core principles of human geography, learnt with political, economic and social issues globally. You’ll study the relations between people, place and environment, democracy in the developing world and explore international political economies and security and rural development. Learn new skills and put them to the test with the chance to study abroad, international field trips and a placement opportunity.You will gain excellent communication skills by working independently and as part of a team and learn from our accessible, supportive staff – expert researchers in their field. You will seize the opportunity to gain 'problem-solving' experience. You’ll be equipped with advanced computer and information technology competence and expertise in other job-related skills. You will also have the opportunity to choose to study abroad in Europe or the USA.* Maximise your choice of option modules by studying geography as a major subject within a BA combined honours degree. Teaching methods include lectures, seminars, international residential fieldwork and tutorials.* Develop your understanding of the ways in which humans interpret, organise and respond to aspects in their social, cultural, economic, political and physical environments.* Seize the opportunity to gain 'problem-solving' experience. You’ll also be equipped with advanced computer and information technology competence and expertise in other job-related skills.* Examine the way political, economic and social issues affect all our lives – international relations will introduce you to key events and debates, with the opportunity to study a number of relevant themes.* Gain excellent communication skills by working independently and as part of a team and learn from our accessible, supportive staff – expert researchers in their field. * Benefit from our unique location in the heart of the historical city of Plymouth, bordered by Dartmoor National Park as well as the Tamar Valley and South Hams Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Devon and Cornwall have glorious beaches, coasts, rivers and estuaries.

Application deadline

15 January 2020

Tuition fees

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£ 13,800per year

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University information

University of Plymouth

  • University League Table

    71st

  • Campus address

    Plymouth University, Drake Circus, Plymouth, Plymouth, PL4 8AA, England

The university has a thriving international community, with over 2,500 students from more than 100 countries, and 80 partnerships in over 30 countries.
A dedicated international student advice team provides specialist support to international students, helping them settle into UK life.
The university is renowned for world-leading research, especially in the fields of marine and maritime, health technologies and sustainability.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    42nd out of 72 2

    47th out of 85

  • Entry standards

    / Max 210
    122 58%

    36th

    3
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    66 66%

    46th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.09 82%

    42nd

    17
  • Entry standards

    / Max 217
    115 52%

    46th

    11
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    64 64%

    58th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.10 82%

    23rd

    15

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