Geography (Physical) at Bath Spa University will expand your understanding of why here differs from there and how places change over time, focussing on the physical environment. Studying Physical Geography expands your understanding of the changing physical landscape, and the interactions that people have with different environments.This specialist pathway covers a wide variety of physical geography themes, which will build your specialist knowledge.You will develop the ability to link environmental processes and social and spatial behaviours which is a defining feature of geographical practice.
- Learn geographical concepts, theories and knowledge while gaining skills that can improve your career prospects.
- Be supported by a friendly team of lecturers, who are excellent teachers and active researchers.
- Graduate with a range of skills that are highly valued by employers, from scientific techniques to critical thinking and team-working skills.
- You will have opportunities to take part in a range of day and residential trips (recent residential trips include Barcelona, the Lake District and Northern India).
In Year 1 you will be introduced to the exciting world of Geography, developing your foundational geographical knowledge and skills.You will get a taste of a variety of geographies, and there are plenty of opportunities to do fieldwork.Topics of study may include examining contemporary geographical issues and learning about the variety of physical landscapes.
In Year 2 you will continue to explore physical geography, with a greater emphasis placed on research methods. You will learn a wide range of useful methods and techniques, both in the classroom and through fieldwork. There are also many optional modules to choose from.
Finally, Year 3 will see you further specialise in physical geography. You will develop your skills as an independent scholar by undertaking dissertation research. There are further optional modules to choose from.
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Cows. Sheep. Swans. Squirrels. The Newton Park campus of Bath Spa University may as well be a zoo. Overlooking the rolling hills of Somerset, this picturesque, postcard-worthy place is perfect for the lovers of the natural world. All the essentials are here: we've got the general shop, on-campus doctors, the SU (with their unbeatable pizza meals), and of course the Starbucks. Everything is so close, you'll be able to roll out of bed and straight into a lecture. Campus is peaceful and tranquil most of the time, although you may be woken up rather early by the mooing cows outside your window.
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