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Physical Geography and Geology BSc (Hons)

University of Leicester

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    27-SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 - 4 Years

Course summary

This course will provide you with a coherent set of learning that guides you through the functioning of planet Earth, from the distant past right up to the present. In this degree complementary modules from both disciplines are carefully structured to provide knowledge of modern landscape processes, how insignts from the modern world allow us to interpret the rock record and vice-versa, and how fossils can explain the distant past as well as the patterns of life on Earth today. You will also investigate contemporary processes and issues, such as climate change, desertification and water quality.Studying both the past and present will enable you to tackle many of the major environmental challenges facing the planet.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 21,515per year

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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

    20th out of 29 1

  • Entry standards

    / Max 210
    129 61%

    32nd

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    76 76%

    24th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.03 81%

    52nd

    13
  • Entry standards

    / Max 240
    128 56%

    20th

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    72 72%

    20th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.15 83%

    11th

    6

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