BSc Geography / Overview
Year of entry: 2023
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- Degree awarded
- Bachelor of Science (BSc)
- 3 years
- Typical A-level offer
- Typical contextual A-level offer
ABBFind out more about contextual admissions.
- 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.Find out more about contextual admissions.
- 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.
- How to apply
- Apply through UCAS
- 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.
- Enjoy fieldwork in locations such as Snowdonia, Greece, Czech Republic, Spain, the Netherlands, and Morocco.
- In Year 1 and Year 2, undertake 'free choice' options from across the University.
We are pleased to announce that we are returning to hosting on-campus open days in the summer and autumn.
Please see open days for the dates, registration, and other information.
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Fees for entry in 2023 have not yet been set. For entry in 2022 the tuition fees were £9,250 per annum for home students, and are expected to increase slightly for 2023 entry.
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).
We are committed to attracting and supporting the very best students from all backgrounds to study this course.
You could be eligible for cash bursaries of up to £2,500 to support your studies.
Find out about our funding opportunities
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