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Physical Geography 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

On this degree, you'll investigate some of the most pressing global and environmental challenges of our time. You'll explore climate change using evidence from the past to consider implications for the future, tropical rainforests, drylands and deserts.This degree is perfect for you if you want to specialise in physical geography, taking options in Biological Sciences and Geology to compliment your interest in the scientific aspects of geography. Our degree includes modules that investigate the physical science of climate change, landscape processes, river dynamics, biogeography and dryland environments. We will take you to Devon, the Lake District and Almeria in Spain with further opportunities for optional fieldwork in the Californian drylands and Amazon rainforest. Throughout your degree you will gain skills in remote sensing, geographical information science and various statistical and data presentation methods.This degree involves no human geography.If you like the sound of this degree but don't want to ignore human geography, you should consider the Geography BSc.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 18,175per 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

  • 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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