Manchester Metropolitan University

601–800 th
World University Rankings 2019
151–200 th
Young University Rankings 2018
All Saints Building, All Saints, Manchester, M15 6BH, United Kingdom

Geography

Geography analyses the relationship between physical and human environments. You will study earth surface processes and landform development alongside society, culture, place and space. You will analyse geographical phenomena through key theories and concepts, and develop practical geographical skills and techniques through field and laboratory work. You can opt to follow specialist pathways through to your final year, in environmental sustainability or Geographical Information Studies. In addition, you can opt to undertake vocational experience, or you may study the course over 4 years by including a sandwich placement or a year studying overseas. You will also have opportunities to participate in residential fieldwork in the UK and overseas. Features and benefits of the course: - Manchester Metropolitan was ranked as the UK's greenest university in the 2017 People and Planet University League. - The four year study abroad route gives you the opportunity to study overseas during your third year in North America or Australia through our Worldwide Exchange Programme, or in Europe through ERASMUS+. - Alternatively, the four year sandwich route allows you to spend your third year on an employment placement enhancing your career opportunities on graduation. - The School has been awarded Green Hero Status for Excellence in Environmental Education and Practice from the Green Organisation. - Residential fieldwork opportunities in the UK or overseas are available during each year of the degree. - Our degrees explore the nature and causes of variability in natural environments and the social world in which you live. We will help you to develop skills to investigate these interactions to meet future challenges such as global inequalities, climate change, environmental issues and global urbanisation. - Our laboratories and facilities are state-of-the-art and will give you first hand experience of a wide range of manual and instrumental lab skills and techniques. - Through their work on the assessment of climate change, research staff in the School's Centre for Aviation Transport and the Environment have contributed to the award of the Nobel Peace Prize to Al Gore and the UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. - Read our Geography and the Environment student blogs: mmu.ac.uk/geogenvblog

  • Qualification
    Bachelor of Science (Hons)/BSc (Hons)
  • Study mode
    Full-time
  • Duration
    3 years
  • Start date
    2018-09-01
  • Location
    Main Site,Manchester
  • Qualification
    Bachelor of Science (Hons)/BSc (Hons)
  • Study mode
    Full-time
  • Duration
    3 years
  • Start date
    2019-09-01
  • Location
    Main Site,Manchester