Understand our rapidly changing world
Congratulations on your offer to study Geography at The University of Manchester.
When you choose Manchester, you benefit from world-class teaching on pertinent topics; from the societal to the environmental challenges we face, both locally and globally.
Unlock opportunities to shape your future and make a difference with your degree.
Ranked highly for Geography
We're in the top 10 best universities for Geography in the UK (The QS World University Rankings, 2022).
Gain valuable experience
Put your learning into practice on a placement in a professional setting.
Your next steps
Careers and employability
Make your mark at Manchester
Geography at Manchester opens up a whole world of career opportunities, in areas as diverse as international development, environment, planning, and government policy.
95% of our graduates go onto work or further study within 15 months of completing their degree, and the average graduate earns £24,000 yearly during that period (Discover Uni).
Learning and support
Your learning experience
Choose both human and physical geography units in your first year.
Specialise with a BA or BSc in your second year, once you’ve explored your options.
Transferring to a course with a professional placement or international study could be an option too.
Hear from Emily, a second year BA Geography student about why she chose to study Geography at Manchester.
Providing high-quality education
How you will learn
We are committed to providing a high-quality learning environment.
We combine state of the art labs, with lecture-based teaching and group work. You will have the opportunity to choose field courses within international locations.
Research with impact
Read about the research specialities of some of your lecturers.
Manchester is home to one of the UK’s most dynamic groups of geographical researchers.
We’re committed to making significant contributions to some of the most important intellectual and practical issues facing society.
You may have some concerns about the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, and how it might affect your studies.
The University aims to answer your questions as best we can at this time. We have compiled a set of Frequently Asked Questions to help.
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Courses within this subject area
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