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Geography

Entry requirements


102 - 118 tariff points with any combination of Distinction, Merit, Pass grades

104 - 120 tariff points including a minimum of 2 Principal Subjects

Accepted as part of the overall tariff but it must be accompanied by 2 A-levels or equivalent

GCSE/National 4/National 5

GCSE English Language or English Literature and Mathematics grade C (or grade 4 in the reformed GCSE grading) or equivalent qualifications.

International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme

28-31

28 - 31 overall including grade H5 from 2 Higher Level subjects

OCR Cambridge Technical Diploma

D*D

104 tariff points (Grade D*D)

OCR Cambridge Technical Extended Diploma

DMM

112 tariff points (Grade DMM)

Accepted as part of the overall tariff but it must be accompanied by an A-level or equivalent

Accepted as part of the overall tariff but it must be accompanied by an A-level or equivalent

Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)

D*D

104 tariff points (Grade D*D)

Accepted as part of the overall tariff but it must be accompanied by an A-level or equivalent

Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)

DMM

112 tariff points (Grade DMM)

Accepted as part of the overall tariff but it must be accompanied by an A-level or equivalent

104 - 120 UCAS tariff points from a minimum of two Scottish Advanced Highers.

104 - 120 tariff points from Scottish Highers

UCAS Tariff

104-120

104 - 120 tariff points including a minimum of 2 A-levels or equivalent

Accepted as part of the overall tariff but it must be accompanied by an A-level or equivalent

About this course


This course has alternative study modes. Contact the university to find out how the information below might vary.

Course option

3.0years

Full-time | 2021

Other options

4.0 years | Sandwich | 2021

Subject

Geography

**Why study BSc (Hons) Geography at BU?**

- Taught by an expert-led team of lecturers, academics and guest speakers covering units such as Marine Geography, Earth & Society, Climate & Environmental Change

- Fieldwork is carried out in a variety of stimulating environments, including the World Heritage Site Jurassic Coast, the Isle of Wight and the New Forest

- Opportunities for you to learn through fieldwork by joining staff-led research projects overseas

- An opportunity to complete field experience abroad. Past themes have included conservation practice in China, and preparation for climate change in farming communities in Nepal

- As the course covers both human and physical geography, you can tailor the course to your interests by choosing appropriate units from year two

- 90% of our final year students agree our staff are good at explaining things and this course received an overall 90% satisfaction rating from our final year students.

**Course accreditation**
Our course has been accredited by the Royal Geographical Society (with Institute of British Geographers), as a recognition of its quality. Accredited degrees contain a solid academic foundation in geographical knowledge and skills, and prepare graduates to address the needs of the world beyond higher education.

Modules

You will study a range of subject areas including: physical geography, earth and society, Human geography, marine geography, applications of environmental sciences and as well as the core units there are a number of option units that allow you to tailor your study.

Tuition fees

Select where you currently live to see what you'll pay:

Channel Islands
£9,250
per year
England
£9,250
per year
EU
£15,000
per year
International
£15,000
per year
Northern Ireland
£9,250
per year
Scotland
£9,250
per year
Wales
£9,250
per year

The Uni


Course location:

Bournemouth University

Department:

Department of Life and Environmental Sciences

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What students say


How do students rate their degree experience?

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Geography

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Who studies this subject and how do they get on?

99%
UK students
1%
International students
57%
Male students
43%
Female students
73%
2:1 or above

Most popular A-Levels studied (and grade achieved)

C
B
E

After graduation


Sorry, no information to show

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