BSc Geography / Overview
Year of entry: 2019
- UCAS course code
- UCAS institution code
- Join one of the top 25 Geography departments in the world (QS World University Rankings by Subject 2019).
- Study a course with excellent student satisfaction (94% of students are satisfied with their experience, NSS 2018).
- 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.
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.
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).
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.
Courses in related subject areas
Use the links below to view lists of courses in related subject areas.
Compare this course
Regulated by the Office for Students
The University of Manchester is regulated by the Office for Students (OfS). The OfS aims to help students succeed in Higher Education by ensuring they receive excellent information and guidance, get high quality education that prepares them for the future and by protecting their interests. More information can be found at the OfS website.
You can find regulations and policies relating to student life at The University of Manchester, including our Degree Regulations and Complaints Procedure, on our regulations website.