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University of Greenwich

Physical Geography (Extended)

UCAS Code: F801

Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)

Entry requirements


A level

C,C

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

MPP

Extended Diploma in Applied Science

UCAS Tariff

64

About this course


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Course option

4.0years

Full-time | 2020

Other options

8.0 years | Part-time | 2020

Studying one of our geography degrees will give you an understanding of the natural and physical environment, including the Earth’s landforms, oceans, atmosphere, ?ora and fauna. You’ll also gain a range of transferable skills, such as data collection and analysis, that are a springboard to all sorts of professions.

Fieldwork will be an essential part of your studies, with trips funded by the School of Science. The extended degree includes a foundation year to prepare you for degree-level study and has lower entry requirements.

Modules

Year 0
Students are required to study the following compulsory modules.

Introduction to Laboratory Practice (15 credits)
Introduction to Biology (15 credits)
Introduction to Chemistry (15 credits)
Change and its Measurement (15 credits)
Introduction to the Geo-environment (15 credits)
Energy, Life and Resources (15 credits)
Mathematics for Life Sciences (15 credits)
Learning Skills for Science (15 credits)
Year 1
Students are required to study the following compulsory modules.

Basic Chemistry for Life Science (15 credits)
The Earth's Dynamic Systems (30 credits)
Practical & Professional Skills for Environmental Sciences (30 credits)
Science & the Environment (30 credits)
Environmental Field Skills (15 credits)
Year 2
Students are required to study the following compulsory modules.

Sustainable Futures (15 credits)
Quaternary Environmental Change (15 credits)
Earth System Science (15 credits)
Research and Professional Skills in Geography and Environmental Science (15 credits)
Biogeography and Ecosystems (15 credits)
Introduction to Geographical Information Systems (15 credits)
Students are required to choose 30 credits from this list of options.

Environmental Archaeology (15 credits)
Urban and Topographic Meteorology (15 credits)
Forensic Geoscience (15 credits)
Year 3
Students are required to study the following compulsory modules.

Planning for Personal and Professional Development (15 credits)
Geography and Environmental Sciences Dissertation (30 credits)
Remote Sensing for Environmental Scientists (15 credits)
Readings in Geography and Environmental Science (15 credits)
Students are required to choose 45 credits from this list of options.

Environmental Impact Assessment (15 credits)
Climate Change (15 credits)
Conservation and the Environment (15 credits)
Soils and Environmental Interactions (15 credits)
Water Resources Management (15 credits)
Volcanic Processes & Environmental Systems (15 credits)

Assessment methods

Each course has formal assessments which count towards your grade. Some courses may also include ‘practice’ assessments, which help you monitor progress and do not count towards your final grade.
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Tuition fees

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Channel Islands
£9,250
per year
England
£9,250
per year
EU
£9,250
per year
International
£13,000
per year
Northern Ireland
£9,250
per year
Scotland
£9,250
per year
Wales
£9,250
per year

The Uni


Course location:

University of Greenwich (Medway Campus)

Department:

Natural Resources Institute

TEF rating:
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