BA Geography / Overview

Year of entry: 2019

Degree awarded
Bachelor of Arts (BA)
3 years
Typical A-level offer
Typical contextual A-level offer (what is this?)
Typical International Baccalaureate offer

35 points overall. 6, 6, 5 at higher-level

Full entry requirements

How to apply
Apply through UCAS .

Course overview

  • We're one of the top 10 Geography departments in the world (Global Ranking of Academic Subjects 2019).
  • Choose course units from across the full breadth of human and physical geography.
  • Develop your geographical research skills, including field,  laboratory and computer-based techniques.
  • Enjoy overseas fieldwork in locations including Hong Kong, Greece, Czech Republic, Spain and Morocco.
BA Geography at The University of Manchester: Sam's story

Open days

The University holds regular open days (usually in June, September and October) where you will have the opportunity to tour the campus and find out more about our facilities and courses.

On this day, you will find out more about the Department of Geography and our resources, and meet academics and admissions staff who will be able to answer any questions you have.

For more information, see Open days


Tuition fees for home/EU students commencing their studies in September 2019 will be £9,250 per annum. Tuition fees for international students will be £18,500 per annum. For general information please see the undergraduate finance pages.

Additional expenses

Second-year overseas fieldwork is subsidised by the University but, depending on the location, you may need to contribute to the cost of the trip.

In 2019, six out of seven overseas destinations are at no additional cost.

Policy on additional costs

All students should normally be able to complete their programme of study without incurring additional study costs over and above the tuition fee for that programme. Any unavoidable additional compulsory costs totalling more than 1% of the annual home undergraduate fee per annum, regardless of whether the programme in question is undergraduate or postgraduate taught, will be made clear to you at the point of application. Further information can be found in the University's Policy on additional costs incurred by students on undergraduate and postgraduate taught programmes (PDF document, 91KB).


Geography Bursary

As part of our ongoing commitment to widening participation, we're offering a £500 cash bursary to aspiring students eligible for a reduced-grade  contextual offer .

This bursary is designed as a contribution to aid students with the cost of getting started at the university, such as textbooks and travel expenses.

Herbertson Geography Award

Five awards of £2,000 are available to offer holders with predicted grades of AAA minimum (or equivalent).

Successful candidates will be selected on the basis of their academic performance and the submission of a 500-word statement outlining their motivation for studying their subject.

The deadline for applications is Sunday, 31 March 2019.

Contact details

School of Environment, Education and Development
Contact name
Recruitment & Admissions Office
+44 (0)161 275 0969
+44 (0)161 275 0421
School/Faculty overview
See: The School .

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