The course offers an integrated human and physical geography perspective on a range of major global issues. In the first academic year, you receive a broad introduction to geography and geographical issues today. In the second academic year, you are encouraged to develop your geographical practice through specialised modules including fieldwork, laboratory and technology-based elements. By the final academic year, you are ready to apply your expertise to understand complex geographical problems through original research and to promote the external impacts of your work. The programme recognises the value of geography to society and emphasises the importance of communicating this. Throughout the course, you learn how to get your message across in a variety of ways and become effective communicators, addressing diverse audiences such as companies, organisations and communities. This combination of subject knowledge, external impact and communication produces rounded, confident geographers ready to enter a variety of growing areas of employment.