BA/BSc (H), Sandwich Including Industrial Placement
, Duration: 4 Years
At Keele University, weâre different. Nestled in 600 acres of countryside in the heart of the UK, we have a big campus but a small and cosmopolitan community. Weâre proud to be âUniversity of the Year for Student Experienceâ in The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2017, in addition to having been ranked No.1 in the National Student Survey 2014-2016. This is because itâs more than green and lovely, itâs a place of research and academic excellence too.
Positioned between the physical and social sciences, Geography provides broad-ranging perspectives on key challenges facing society. These programmes consistently receive high levels of student satisfaction, and rank in the Top 10 for Geography in the Guardian 2018 University Guide. The Single Honours programme is accredited by the Royal Geographical Society.
The programmes are taught by staff with a reputation for teaching excellence and innovation. The first year provides a core foundation from which you have the flexibility to pursue a diverse range of specialisms within the second and third years. Youâll learn to access and engage with the latest research; utilise various methods to collect, analyse and interpret different types of data; devise and undertake independent research; and use specialist software such as GIS to address geographical problems.
Fieldwork is integral to the programmes with Keeleâs campus providing a unique venue for local activities. Residential field course options are a highlight for many and we offer routes that involve no additional costs. You will have access to excellent computing and laboratory facilities, the opportunity to study abroad and to gain work placement experience.
Youâll develop a wide range of transferable skills with your interdisciplinary perspectives, problem-solving skills, and ability to research, evaluate and synthesise information from diverse sources being highly valued by employers. You will also develop a suite of subject-specific skills, including the ability to manipulate, analyse and present spatial data using industry standard GIS software that are in high demand from government, environmental agencies, insurance companies and property developers.
Geography graduates have one of the highest employment rates of graduate employment and pursue a wide range of careers paths. Recent graduates from Keele have developed successful careers in environmental consultancy, teaching, geospatial analysis, transport planning, logistics management and water resource management. These programmes also provide excellent training for further postgraduate study and research.
Application deadline details:
With the largest campus in the UK, Keele University easily manages to fit everything that a student may need into a short walk away. But if do you need to go into the local towns, buses are available every 20 minutes that go all around the local areas. Because there are no large cities on your doorstep, the SU works tirelessly to put on amazing nights, including the 'Flirt' nights which are always popular. The uni is high-ranking in all the different league tables, and is one that values both education and research meaning that students are valued by well-informed professors.
Provisional for Year 1 for EU at £9,250
Provisional for Year 1 for England at £9,250
Provisional for Year 1 for Northern Ireland at £9,250
Provisional for Year 1 for Scotland at £9,250
Provisional for Year 1 for Wales at £9,250
Connect with other students interested in this course
Stay ahead of the uni application process by connecting with students who are applying to this uni. Keep up to date with who is getting interviews, when they receive offers and if they have accepted a place.