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Physical Geography BSc (Hons)

University of Worcester

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UCAS CODE: F800

Course options

  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    13-SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

**Overview**This fascinating branch of Geography studies the patterns and processes in the natural environment, from the atmosphere to the biosphere. With a strong emphasis on fieldwork, you will have every opportunity to immerse yourself in a range of different environments, whether walking in the footsteps of Darwin in Glen Roy, or mapping out a Swiss valley.**Key Features**- Accredited by the Royal Geographical Society (with IBG).- Outstanding student satisfaction in 2018 National Student Survey- Fieldwork learning opportunities included in almost every module - from day trips to residential fieldwork in the UK and overseas (Alps, North America)- State-of-the-art facilities to support your learning, including drones, a helikite, 2 river monitoring stations, and a virtual mapping suite- Small classes, allowing for intensive fieldwork and more rewarding exploration of ideas- Highly practical assessments, matching our teaching style - coursework can be up to 92% and include consultancy projects, writing a field guide, and making a vlog- Opportunities to study abroad in your second year - locations include Australia, Spain, USA, New Zealand- Undertake a work placement in your final year- Strong links with national employers such as the Environment Agency, Natural England and the Wildlife Trusts**Learn more about the course at our Open Days**Visiting us is the best way to get a feel for student life at the University of Worcester. Explore the campus, meet our lecturers and talk to current students. Find out more and book your place at www.worcester.ac.uk/open-days**Why the University of Worcester?**The University of Worcester is a close-knit and high-achieving community where students are supported to succeed at every level.The University is a truly inclusive place where every person counts as an individual. From designing imaginative facilities to providing practical support and tailored learning, we strive to help people of all backgrounds and abilities to achieve their own rich potential. We work hard to break down barriers and provide opportunities for all.**Recent Worcester achievements**- University of the Year - Finalist - 2019 Times Higher Education Awards and UK Social Mobility Awards- 1st for Quality Education - 2019 Times Higher Education University Impact Rankings- Outstanding Support for Students - Finalist - 2019 Times Higher Education Awards- Top 10 for Student Satisfaction - 2019 National Student Survey- Top 10 for Sustained Employment - Longitudinal Educational Outcomes survey (2017)- Sustainability Institution of the Year - Finalist - 2019 Green Gown Awards**Guaranteed accommodation**If you’re applying to be a first year undergraduate student and accept a conditional or unconditional offer as your first choice by 1 May and apply for accommodation before 31 May, you are guaranteed a place in our University-managed accommodation.

Application deadline

15 January 2020

Tuition fees

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£ 12,700per year

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QUALIFICATION TYPE

UCAS Points : 104 - 120

University information

University of Worcester

  • University League Table

    104th

  • Campus address

    University of Worcester, Henwick Grove, Worcester, Worcestershire, WR2 6AJ, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    59th out of 72

  • Entry standards

    / Max 210
    104 49%

    57th

    6
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    56 56%

    65th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.20 84%

    23rd

    9

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