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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    27-SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 - 4 Years

Course summary

On this degree, you'll study some of the most pressing global and environmental challenges of our time, with particular focus on human, digital and environmental geographies.This degree is perfect for you if you want to focus exclusively on the social science elements of geography involving human, digital and environmental geographies.This degree involves no physical geography, although there are options available at the interface of physical and human geography exploring, for example, climate change. It also allows you to supplement your geography studies with modules in Sociology, Politics or Modern Languages.As you progress through the programme you will study options that explore some of the most pressing contemporary geographical challenges including: international migration and how this shapes us and the places where we live, environmental governance and justice, gentrification, sustainability, energy and food security, and critical development geographies. Throughout your degree there will be an emphasis on gaining practical skills and putting them to use in a critical manner in exciting fieldwork locations in the UK and around the world. You will receive all of the training needed to carry out independent research in a range of contexts.If you like the sound of this degree but don't want to ignore physical geography, you should consider the Geography BA.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 17,450per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

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University of Leicester

  • University League Table

    38th

  • Campus address

    University of Leicester, University Road, Leicester, Leicestershire, LE1 7RH, England

More than 4,000 international students call Leicester home, sharing their cultures, faiths and ideas with each other and with students and staff across campus.
Leicester is in the centre of England with great transport links, making it easy to explore the whole country while studying there.
Want to explore further afield? Leicester has great European links – with one change of train, Leicester students can be in Paris by lunchtime.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    30th out of 72 2

  • Entry standards

    / Max 210
    129 61%

    32nd

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    76 76%

    24th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.03 81%

    52nd

    13

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