601–800 th
World University Rankings 2021
151–200 th
Young University Rankings 2020
151-200 th
European Teaching Rankings 2019
Queensgate, Huddersfield, HD1 3DH, United Kingdom

Physical Geography - University of Huddersfield

**Ever wondered why natural disasters happen? If they’re becoming more prevalent? Or perhaps considered howbest to deal with their consequences? With its focus on how physical spaces on our planet are sculpted and the interplay of people, the environment and biodiversity - physical geography allows you to consider these and other questions at length.** - For example you’ll have the opportunity to examine the contemporary landscape and the processes which have influenced its formation, before following specific routes in your final year - We offer two modules on environment and society to ensure that you appreciate how the physical world has influenced how we, as a society, have developed. - You can also gain valuable insights and real-world experience, in the third year from an optional work placement, to help you get ahead in the career of your choice. In the final year of this course you’ll have the chance to complete a dissertation that includes a piece of independent research - We also firmly believe in ‘learning through doing’ and since fieldwork is an integral part of any geographers training, you’ll find that we’ve embedded field-trips, including residential field courses in Years 1 and 2, into all three of our Geography degrees, so you can fully embrace the fantastic opportunities that learning in the field presents - All our teaching staff are educated to doctoral level have expertise in a range of geography subject areas and by studying this course you'll become eligible for membership of the Royal Geographical Society (https://www.rgs.org/join-us/) giving you access to resources, events, and networking opportunities via the Royal Geographical Society community Course scholarships available – up to £3000. More details - http://hud.ac/di8

  • Qualification
    Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)
  • Study mode
  • Duration
    4 years
  • Start date
  • Location
    Main Site,HuddersfieldUnited Kingdom