University of Salford

601–800 th
World University Rankings 2018
151-200 th
Young University Rankings 2017

Geography

In brief: Our Geography courses are ranked 27th in the UK and top 3 in the North West according to the Guardian University league tables 2018. Several free residential field course opportunities in the UK, Scandinavia and other international destination [modest administration fee may apply]. You will be taught by internationally renowned academic staff. Part-time study option. Overseas study available. Work/industrial placement opportunity. International students can apply. The BA Geography programme enables you to explore the relationship between people and their environment at various spatial scales; it is primarily aimed at those interested in human geography. Situated in the centre of Greater Manchester, you will be able to study the effects of post-industrial decline and regeneration in the world’s first industrial city. This programme of study allows you to examine relationships between the global economy, society and environment in the developed and developing world, and to look at the development and sustainability of cities into the 21st century. At Salford you will experience small-group teaching in one of the UK’s most student-centred universities. You will get all the support you need from friendly and accessible academic staff. Additionally you will benefit from weekly tutorials with your personal tutor, ensuring that you quickly get to know other students. Human geography themes covered generally include: the effects of climate change, food security, mobility, sustainability, demography, economic geography, planning and environmental impact assessment, urban living and quality of life. Study and IT skills are embedded in this programme, as is the use of computing facilities for data handling and Geographical Information Systems and Science (GIS) for environmental mapping and modelling. In addition, there are strong links between course content and staff research interests. If you are interested in specialising in physical geography, or a mixture of human and physical, then have a look at our BSc Geography course.

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