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Geography (Human and Physical) with Professional Experience BSc (Hons)

University of Reading

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date


  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

Explore our natural and human worlds – and the complex relationships between the two – with our BSc Geography (Human and Physical) with Professional Experience degree.By combining your study of human and physical geographies, you can explore a hugely diverse range of topics. For example, you can examine:* the differences and dynamics of political systems and cultures* sustainable development of urban spaces* the way the natural environment responds to – and recovers from – change.This four-year course also offers you the chance to help address issues critical to our shared global future, including:* climate change* natural disasters* social inequalities* poverty.**BSc Geography (Human and Physical) placement year**A key component of this degree is a year-long professional placement, which occurs between your second and final year. Placements can help enhance your employability and build your network.Other opportunities include summer placements and the chance to work with partner organisations on research projects, with some of our recent students working with organisations such as:* Thames Water* Environment Agency* Reading Borough Council* Earth Trust* Reading Buses* West Berkshire Wildlife Group.**Careers**Geography arms you with the ability to see the big picture. The intellectual, technical and team-working skills and knowledge you develop during your degree are sought by employers – and 95% of our graduates are in work or further study within 15 months of graduating (Graduate Outcomes Survey, 2017/18, based on first degree responders from geography and environmental science).You may choose to follow an interest in natural resources by working in renewable energy, or the environmental and agricultural sector. Your communication skills and desire to make a difference might lead you to work in the public sector, teaching, or for the government. Contribute your skills to improving urban and transport planning, or join a career path where a geography degree is highly regarded, such as construction and engineering.Recent BSc Geography (Human and Physical) graduates have gone on to work for organisations including:* Alchemy Energy Partners* Atkins* The Building Research Establishment* Explore Learning* Birmingham City Council* Push Energy* i-Transport.

Application deadline

26 January

Tuition fees

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£ 23,700per year

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University information

University of Reading

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  • Campus address

    University of Reading, Whiteknights House, PO Box 217, Reading, Wokingham, RG6 6AH, England

The University of Reading is an international community with more than 23,000 students from around 160 countries.
Reading is a lively town just 22 minutes from London Paddington by train, and 45 minutes from Heathrow Airport by coach. Windsor and Oxford are also close by.
Reading supports undergraduate, master's and doctoral students to maintain, improve and develop their academic English.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    30th out of 71 5

  • Entry standards

    / Max 210
    121 60%


  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    74.0 74%


  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.92 78%



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