BA Geography / Overview

Year of entry: 2022

Degree awarded
Bachelor of Arts (BA)
Duration
3 years
Typical A-level offer
AAB
Typical contextual A-level offer
ABB
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Refugee/care-experienced offer
Applicants who have been in local authority care for more than three months or have refugee status may be eligible for an offer two grades below the standard requirements.
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Typical International Baccalaureate offer

35 points overall.  6,6,5 in Higher Level subjects.

Changes to International Baccalaureate Diploma Mathematics Courses from September 2019, first examination 2021.

We are aware of the planned changes to the IB Mathematics curriculum. IB students will be able to choose from Mathematics: analysis and approaches and Mathematics: applications and interpretation from September 2019.

Applicants studying the International Baccalaureate Career Related Programme (IBCP) should contact the academic School prior to applying so that their academic profile can be considered.

Full entry requirements

How to apply
Apply through UCAS

Course overview

  • We're one of the top ten Geography departments in the UK (QS World University Rankings by Subject 2021).
  • Develop your geographical research skills, including field, laboratory, and computer-based techniques.
  • This course has normally included a fieldtrip. Past locations include Snowdonia, Greece, Czech Republic, Spain, the Netherlands, and Morocco.
  • In Year 1 and Year 2, undertake 'free choice' options from across the University.
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BA Geography at The University of Manchester: Sam's story

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Fees

Tuition fees for home students commencing their studies in September 2022 will be £9,250 per annum. Tuition fees for international students will be £23,000 per annum. For general information please see the undergraduate finance pages.

Additional expenses

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

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).

Contact details

School/Faculty
School of Environment, Education and Development
Contact name
Recruitment & Admissions Office
Telephone
+44 (0)161 543 4709
Facsimile
+44 (0)161 275 0421
Email
School/Faculty overview
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