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    Just a question to those already studying geography.. how much time do you spend in lectures etc a week? I know there is a thread on this in university discussion but i would like a more specific answer for geography.
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    Hey I'm applying for geog in 2005, so can't really help you on your q, but are you applying for geog in 2005 or have you already got an offer?
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    I am applying for 2005 aswell
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    (Original post by vicky600)
    Just a question to those already studying geography.. how much time do you spend in lectures etc a week?
    None.
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    i'm at leeds doing geog and spend about 12 hours a week in lectures and tutorials (in first year)....doesn't sound like much but thats quite average....history students only get 6 hours of lectures! obviously work and stuff is on top of that but its not been toooooo hard, just dreading third year it looks like hell!
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    (Original post by Jools)
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    lol, good student there
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    that doesnt sound too bad.. I think i could handle that,
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    (Original post by Quiksilver)
    lol, good student there
    Lectures are a waste of time for Geography. They just give you a broad overview of topics and nothing useful for essays which would require in-depth analysis. Instead I use books where you can get a lot more info. Also you can just get the lecture notes copied from your friends. What they're good for though is the social side, getting to meet a lot of new people before/after lectures.
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    (Original post by Jools)
    Instead I use books where you can get a lot more info.
    Still using books and not journals/papers?
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    (Original post by Pencil Queen)
    Still using books and not journals/papers?
    You still start with books, the key academic texts, to go through the theories. You then move onto journals for a few up-to-date case studies.
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    At Bristol, the first years have 10 hours a week of lectures and a further 6 (correct me if I'm wrong there) of practicals.
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    yeha thats what i heard for bristol

    for cambridge apparantly its 7-8 1 hr lectures a week plus an hour long supervision a week then a few practicals
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    hiya, manchester uni normal geography will require 5 hours a week lectures with about 2-3 extra in tutorials. not a lot really. it suits me!
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    I'm at Oxford brookes doing joint honours so only half of it is geography, but i have 6 hours for geog timetabled but on of the two 3-hour sessions has been reduced to 2 hours and i only have it twice in every 3 weeks, and my other 3 hour session usually last about 2 hours...so i dont have much contact time for geog compared to my other subject! Had to spend quite a lot of time doing group/individual work out of lessons tho.
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    at sheff i only have about 7hrs geog a week but i have another 3 hrs in other subjects that i am doing as optional modules.
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    Hi im doing geography at manchester uni and the 1st semester im doing 10 hours a week
    (Original post by vicky600)
    Just a question to those already studying geography.. how much time do you spend in lectures etc a week? I know there is a thread on this in university discussion but i would like a more specific answer for geography.
 
 
 
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