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do u need geography a level to do a geography degree?
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A decent number of geography degrees don't require geography A-level but you will need A-levels that are connected with the subject, ie. sciences etc.
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A decent number of geography degrees don't require geography A-level but you will need A-levels that are connected with the subject, ie. sciences etc.
would physics and econ be sufficient
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would physics and econ be sufficient
Yes definitely.
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do u need geography a level to do a geography degree?
Hi mangoman34,

I hope you are well,

There may be some universities which offer a geography degree where a Geography A Level qualification is not required. To help you find a suitable university, which offers a geography degree with the A Levels you’re studying, you may want to consider having a look at the ‘UCAS Search’ tool, which will list the universities that offer a geography course. Then through the process of elimination, you can check if the university has the applicable entry requirements. And also that the university looks like a place you would like to study at.

https://digital.ucas.com/search

You mentioned that you study Physics. For example, if you decide to study Geography at the University of Huddersfield, you would need to achieve a grade C or above in Physics. I am about to complete my first year studying Geography BSc(Hons). From my experiences so far, I have no regrets. Throughout the course, there has been a big focus on employability. It makes me confident that I will have ample employment opportunities after graduation. To explore the course in more detail, I would encourage you to have a look at the link below.

https://courses.hud.ac.uk/2021-22/fu...raphy-bsc-hons

If you would like to find out what it is like studying geography at degree level, my classmate Molly has written a great blog outlining her experience so far.

http://blogs.hud.ac.uk/students/whic...cal-geography/

I wish you the best of luck with your studies. And I hope you go onto enjoying studying geography at degree level.

Best Wishes,

Sam Townsend | BSc(Hons) Geography Student at The University Of Huddersfield
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do u need geography a level to do a geography degree?
No, although it’s often ‘recommended’ its never required I don’t think
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Hi mangoman34,

I hope you are well,

There may be some universities which offer a geography degree where a Geography A Level qualification is not required. To help you find a suitable university, which offers a geography degree with the A Levels you’re studying, you may want to consider having a look at the ‘UCAS Search’ tool, which will list the universities that offer a geography course. Then through the process of elimination, you can check if the university has the applicable entry requirements. And also that the university looks like a place you would like to study at.

https://digital.ucas.com/search

You mentioned that you study Physics. For example, if you decide to study Geography at the University of Huddersfield, you would need to achieve a grade C or above in Physics. I am about to complete my first year studying Geography BSc(Hons). From my experiences so far, I have no regrets. Throughout the course, there has been a big focus on employability. It makes me confident that I will have ample employment opportunities after graduation. To explore the course in more detail, I would encourage you to have a look at the link below.

https://courses.hud.ac.uk/2021-22/fu...raphy-bsc-hons

If you would like to find out what it is like studying geography at degree level, my classmate Molly has written a great blog outlining her experience so far.

http://blogs.hud.ac.uk/students/whic...cal-geography/

I wish you the best of luck with your studies. And I hope you go onto enjoying studying geography at degree level.

Best Wishes,

Sam Townsend | BSc(Hons) Geography Student at The University Of Huddersfield
Thanks so much for your response Sam, I will definitely look at UCAS search tool.
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