University of Derby

801–1000 th
World University Rankings 2018
Kedleston Road, Derby, Derbyshire, DE22 1GB, United Kingdom

Geography

**Stimulate your curiosity about the Earth and the human societies that inhabit it. With first-class teaching, exciting fieldtrips and excellent facilities, our BSc (Hons) Geography course will help you map out an inspiring career.** - Our course is one of only a few Geography degrees in the country to be accredited by the Institution of Environmental Sciences, reflecting our ability to meet the Institution's high standards of quality and modern content. - Our extensive range of optional modules allows you to tailor your course and specialise in either the human, physical or environmental areas of Geography. We are constantly updating our curriculum to reflect the sustainable development challenges we face such as food security and water scarcity. - We have invested in up-to-date learning facilities to help you build the practical skills which are highly valued in the profession. They include a spatial data laboratory – which houses an exceptional collection of maps, a geotechnical, sedimentology and specialist computing laboratories. Our student research laboratory also gives you a dedicated space to conduct your independent investigations seven days a week. - We're located near the Peak District National Park, providing a rich resource for you to study and map landscapes and surface features - our students have also travelled to Crete and Morocco to gain a global perspective of geography. You'll also have the opportunity to study abroad in the USA or Canada; an experience that will help you to stand out in the graduate job market. - Our geography lecturers include active researchers, authors and consultants undertaking important projects worldwide. It means you’ll be kept in touch with the very latest theories and what’s new and next in the world of geography. - Our graduates are now enjoying success in diverse roles such as agronomy, environmental consulting, data analysis, rail planning, water quality analysis, teaching, GIS and conservation - 100% of our Geography graduates were in work or further study within six months of completing the course (HESA, 2016). The knowledge and skills you gain at Derby University are also sought after by employers in commerce, public services, research and industry. Some of our graduates have progressed to employment as surveyors, land managers, business analysts, transport officers and civil servants.

  • Qualification
    Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)
  • Study mode
    Full-time
  • Duration
    3 years
  • Start date
    2018-09-01
  • Location
    Main Site,Derby
  • Fees & Finances
  • EU Year 1 £9,250
  • England Year 1 £9,250
  • Northern Ireland Year 1 £9,250
  • Scotland Year 1 £9,250
  • Wales Year 1 £9,250
  • Channel Islands Year 1 £9,250
  • International Year 1 £11,750