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BSc Geography
Benefit from the excellent facilities at one of the world's top ten schools for Geography.

BSc Geography / Overview

Year of entry: 2016

Degree awarded
BSc
Duration
3 years
Typical A-level offer
Grades AAB
Typical International Baccalaureate offer

35 points overall

Full entry requirements

Number of places/applicants
190/1200 across all Geography programmes
How to apply
Apply through UCAS .

Course description

Manchester is a great place to study Geography. It was the world's first industrial city and is now a vibrant 21 st century metropolis. Set between three National Parks the city and its environment are an important resource for field teaching in all three years. In addition, all students benefit from a heavily subsidised overseas fieldcourse in their second year.

With 93% student satisfaction (National Student Survey, 2012), BSc Geography in Manchester is amongst the highest rated courses for this subject in the UK. The Geography department has also been rated 6th in the UK and 8 th globally . These rankings are based on reputation with employers and academics, so you can be confident that a degree at Manchester will bring you into contact with the cutting edge of geographical knowledge and equip you with the skills that employers value most.

The Geography programme at Manchester gives you maximum choice, with the opportunity to take options from across Physical and Human Geography. This allows you to tailor the course choosing from more than fifteen options in your third year. Unlike other Geography programmes, every course at Manchester has small group teaching so that you will enjoy high quality contact time with all our staff, including our world leading Professors.

The KIS data presented above are taken from the six most popular course units as selected by last years students but, by choosing your programme based on your interests and your preferred assessment methods, you are able to assemble the course structure that best suits you and allows you to showcase your skills and abilities. As one of last years graduates commented `It truly has been a life changing 3 years in the best possible way and if I had to choose again I would pick Geography at the University of Manchester every time.'

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Fees

Tuition fees for home/EU students commencing their studies in September 2016 will be £9,000 per annum. Tuition fees for international students will be £15,500 per annum. For general information please see the undergraduate finance pages.

Scholarships/sponsorships

The Herbertson Geography Award
  • £1,000 cash bursary on registration
  • Available for up to 15 of our new students in recognition of outstanding performance at A-Level, International Baccalaureate and GCSEs, or equivalent qualifications
  • No application for the bursary required - all entrants are automatically assessed on the basis of their academic performance and UCAS application.

Contact details

Academic department
School of Environment, Education and Development
Contact name
Ms. Nicola Allard
Telephone
+44 (0)161 275 2804
Email
Website
http://www.manchester.ac.uk/geography/undergraduate/
Academic department overview
See: The School .

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