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Geography with Year Abroad BSc (Hons)

University of Birmingham

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    18-SEP-23

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

Our Geography BA/BSc 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 Geography programme is 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.In Year 1, you will study issues crucial to the shape of the world and our place within it, such as natural hazards, floods, global environmental change, urban and social change, and cultural landscapes. Along with the urban laboratory of Birmingham on our doorstep, allowing us to ‘map the Midlands’, there is a residential field trip to Rotterdam for the entire Year 1 cohort.Year 2 will provide you with deeper subject knowledge in areas of your choice – from neighborhood planning and hydroclimatology to ecological systems and cultural geography – and research methods training.On this four-year programme you will spend a year abroad between your second and fourth years at a partner institution in the EU or elsewhere in the world.Year 4 is when you turn your interests into specialisms. These could be anything from climates of the past, and war and peace in the Middle East to cultural geographies of development, and conservation practice.Our single honours course can be taken as a BA or BSc degree. All students enjoy the same wide choice of course options and fieldwork opportunities.

Application deadline

25 January

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University information

University of Birmingham

  • University League Table

    14th

  • Campus address

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

The University of Birmingham is a founding member of the elite Russell Group of UK universities.
Based in the second largest city in the UK, Birmingham offers an outstanding international student experience.
The university has a vibrant international student community and is home to over 10,000 international students from approximately 150 countries.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    18th out of 76 2

  • Entry standards

    / Max 210
    151 74%

    17th

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    74.0 74%

    14th

    5
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.59 72%

    72nd

    7

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