192 nd
World University Rankings 2020
16 th
Young University Rankings 2013
46 th
European Teaching Rankings 2019
Norwich Research Park, Norwich, Norfolk, NR4 7TJ, United Kingdom

Geography with a Year in Industry

**About This Course** Explore our dynamic and ever-changing world – from volcanoes and landslides to climate change and biodiversity. You’ll gain a solid understanding of the challenges facing our planet, and develop valuable practical experience through various field courses. Alongside this you’ll have the opportunity to learn specialist theory in areas such as hydrology, geomorphology, meteorology, population ecology and environmental economics. As your course progresses you’ll continue to develop your skills as a geographer across a range of specialisms – from geographical information systems to environmental policymaking, biogeography, international development, climate change and natural hazards. You’ll graduate with the practical skills and theoretical knowledge to start a fascinating geographical career or progress to further study. **Overview** Our BSc Geography with a Year in Industry degree covers both physical and human geography, focusing on the interactions between the natural environment and human society. Situated in the School of Environmental Sciences, with modules available from the School of International Development and School of Biological Sciences, you will benefit from a range of fascinating optional modules allowing you to tailor your degree to your own interests and career aspirations. During your first year, you will learn about key geographical concepts, discover the latest about global environmental challenges, study how our dynamic planet works, and get outside to develop your skills during practicals, on field trips as well as a six-day residential field course. You will also choose between a module on the interplay between sustainable development and biodiversity, and one on understanding our atmospheres and oceans. As you progress through the course, you will continue developing your skills as a geographer across a range of specialisms, including geographical information systems (GIS). You will be able to shape your degree around your interests by choosing optional modules covering topics such as geomorphology, soils, biogeography, environmental economics and policymaking, climate change and natural hazards. In your final year independent research project you will put into practice all the skills you have developed, exploring in detail a topic that fascinates you. Our course is renowned for its quality and teaching excellence. We scored 97% for overall satisfaction in Physical Geography and Environmental Science in the 2017 National Student Survey. **Disclaimer** Course details are subject to change. You should always confirm the details on the provider's website: **www.uea.ac.uk**

  • Qualification
    Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)
  • Study mode
    Full-time
  • Duration
    4 years
  • Start date
    2020-09-21
  • Location
    Main Site,NorwichUnited Kingdom
  • 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 £19,800