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Geography with Placement Year BSc (Hons)

Manchester Metropolitan University

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Sandwich / Placement

  • Start date

    13-SEP-21

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

Study Geography at Manchester Met and you’ll begin with a good grounding in earth surface processes and landform development alongside society, culture, place and space. With a wide range of options in the later years of your Geography degree, you can explore the issues and areas that interest you most.While we have excellent teaching facilities on campus, we know that some of the most powerful lessons are learned outside the classroom. So you’ll have ample opportunity to get involved in fieldwork trips around the UK and overseas, helping you develop and refine your practical skills. And, if you take the four-year route, you can spend a year either working on a placement or studying overseas before returning for your final year.Along the way, you’ll explore key theories and concepts – and how they apply to geographical phenomena – while developing practical skills and techniques through field and laboratory work.**FEATURES AND BENEFITS:**- Our four-year study abroad route gives you the opportunity to study overseas during your third year in North America, Australia or Europe.- Alternatively, the four-year placement route allows you to spend your third year on an employment placement, enhancing your career opportunities on graduation.- Residential fieldwork opportunities in the UK or overseas are available during each year of the degree.- Our laboratories and facilities are state-of-the-art and will give you first-hand experience of a wide range of manual and instrumental lab skills and techniques.

Application deadline

15 January 2020

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University information

Manchester Metropolitan University

  • University League Table

    54th

  • Campus address

    Manchester Metropolitan University, All Saints Building, All Saints, Manchester, Manchester, M15 6BH, England

The university welcomes a diverse international student population of over 3,500 students from more than 120 countries around the world.
Each year a range of welcome events are organised to help new students settle into university, explore the city and prepare for academic studies.
English courses can help to build language confidence and knowledge of UK culture. Students can study at the university's British Council accredited centre.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    46th out of 72 3

  • Entry standards

    / Max 210
    109 52%

    50th

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    70 70%

    37th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.11 82%

    36th

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