Geography BA (Hons)

Geography BA (Hons)

Bachelor degree
36 months
Application deadlines: January
Processing time: 30 days
Application fee: £12
Full-time
Intakes: September
International tuition: £15,500

Program overview

Northumbria University boasts industry-leading facilities to enhance your learning experience throughout the duration of your degree. Our campus encompasses a range of learning spaces specifically designed to allow you to get up close and learn using state-of-the-art equipment and software. This includes a Qualitative Research Suite, social spaces and a dedicated resource centre and learning space for geographers - The Hub. Other on-site facilities include The Zone, which is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Throughout your course you will undertake individual and group projects, visiting a variety of regional, national and international locations to learn and practice investigative field work methods. Project work will also allow you to explore and reflect on issues ranging from globalisation to housing. When you join the BA Geography course you will be taught by our research-active academic team who combine their vast subject knowledge with high quality teaching and support. All of our teaching team hold doctorates or extensive experience in their respective fields. They are experts in a broad range of specialisms including migration, labour and identity, austerity and inequalities, ‘race’ and racism, environmental justice, mobilities and environmental issues, urban regeneration, tourism, ageing and retirement migration, rural change, low-carbon lifestyles, geographies of crime, emotional geographies, feminist methodologies and creative industries. All of our staff are approachable, enthusiastic and committed to your learning experience, supporting you through every step of your degree. You will also benefit from our academics’ memberships with professional bodies and relationships estabilished with third party organisations.

Study options

This program can be done
On campus

Requirements

Exams:

  • IELTS
International Foundation Programme OR 1st Year Undergraduate : Certificate of Secondary Education and an acceptable grade from a recognised Foundation programme - Average of 4 in Certificate of Secondary Education and all Bs in Foundation Programme OR First year of Bachelor degree/Bakalvr - minimum GPA 3/Satisfactory

Career opportunities

Geography is recognised as being one of the most employable of subjects (RGS, 2011) and throughout the duration of this course you will have the opportunity to enhance your career edge through the completion of work placements, study abroad, work on live projects and initiatives and assessments based on real-world scenarios. Employability is embedded throughout this course from induction and some of the skills you will learn include visual presentation, writing skills, Geographic Information Systems (GIS), data analysis, critical thinking, numeracy and problem solving. All of which will enhance your employability and boost your self-confidence. Our geography courses have been designed to meet the changes and developments across a range of employment sectors to ensure you leave equipped with all the relevant skills and expertise required to pursue a career of your choice.

Campus location

Newcastle , United Kingdom

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