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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

- Gain flexible skills for a successful career across sectors and industries.- Learn by doing, with hands-on study and real-world experiences.- Study abroad in one of 25 countries — understanding and experiencing new cultures.- Have the opportunity to work abroad — with the possibility of Erasmus funding being available for European placements.Human geography is a dynamic, exciting subject that focuses on the ways human activities affect the planet. On this course, you'll explore complex political, economic, social and cultural geographies — understanding and responding to the ever-changing world around us.**How you learn**A variety of teaching methods are used, creating a stimulating learning environment. You're exposed to a variety of viewpoints from module tutors and their peers to become aware of the current debates within human geography. Learning from first-hand experience is a key part of the teaching approach on this degree.You learn through:- lectures- field work- seminars- tutorials- case study analyses- group debates and discussion- poster presentations- projects based on real-life challenges, locations and organisations- assessment tasks- practical classes in IT suites There are opportunities to study abroad at one of our partner universities with the possibility of funding through the Erasmus programme (subject to the UK’s continued participation in the Erasmus programme following the Brexit transition period).**Applied learningWork placements**You will have the opportunity to arrange a year-long work placement in between your second and third years. This gives you a real-world experience to prepare you for your future career. This may involve working with private companies or government and voluntary organisations in the UK or Europe.You may be able to study abroad as part of the Erasmus programme (subject to the UK’s continued participation in the Erasmus programme following the Brexit transition period). It's a great opportunity to focus on a career path and gain the skills, knowledge and experience to find a job after you graduate. Sheffield Hallam University has Erasmus and international study exchange agreements with over 100 institutions in 25 different countries. Current exchange locations include Prague, Paris, Neuchatel (Switzerland), Georgia (USA), Ontario and Victoria (Australia).**Field trips**There is a strong emphasis on the importance of developing your skills in the field, and gaining valuable first-hand experiences. You take part in a substantial amount of UK-based fieldwork, which includes local activities as well as a week-long residential trip outside Sheffield. Overseas residential field courses also form an integral part of the course, such as a week in New York, Amsterdam and Spain.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 13,995per year

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

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UCAS Points : 112

This must include at least two A levels or equivalent BTEC National qualifications, including at least 32 points in Geography or a related social science subject (such as Business Studies, Economics, History, Law, Politics, Sociology). For example:•BBC at A Level including a relevant subject(s).•DMM in BTEC Extended Diploma in a relevant subject(s).•A combination of qualifications, which may include AS Levels, EPQ and general studies.

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University information

Sheffield Hallam University

  • University League Table

    67th

  • Campus address

    Sheffield Hallam University, City Campus, Howard Street, Sheffield, Sheffield, S1 1WB, England

Partnered with La Trobe University in Australia, the universities work together on research and innovation projects with global impact.
The GoGlobal scheme helps fund students to take up opportunities studying, working or volunteering abroad. All students have the opportunity to do this.
Students come from 125 countries. Sheffield Hallam has offices in China, Nigeria, India, Pakistan and Malaysia.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    51st out of 72 4

  • Entry standards

    / Max 210
    105 50%

    56th

    6
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    60 60%

    59th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.11 82%

    36th

    16

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