Dealing with diverse topics ranging from the top of the earthâs atmosphere to the ocean floor, BSc Physical Geography is a specialised degree that focuses solely on the physical sciences and how they apply to our surroundings.
Throughout this course you will learn how to map, monitor and understand the physical world by undertaking regular day and residential field trips within the UK and Europe. You will also have the option to complete a semester-based or year-long work placement, allowing you to put all of your recently acquired skills into practise.
Taught by our team of leading academics, this course received 88% student satisfaction in the 2015 National Student Survey.
This programme has been accredited by the Royal Geographical Society (with IBG).
For a full list of the modules on your course, please access the course pages at www.northumbria.ac.uk
Your tutors will use a variety of teaching methods, which may include lectures, seminars, problem-based workshops, case discussions, practical activities, group work and tutorials. Teaching is backed up by a well-designed support system that will underpin your learning journey. You will have access to a Guidance Tutor with whom you can discuss any academic issues. Extensive feedback from both tutors and peers is built into the course.
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Northumbria is a university which caters to all. You can start the day with a quick work out in the new £30m flagship state out of the art gym, then stroll across to for your first class of the day in one of the many modern lecture halls. For lunch the world is your oyster, unfortuntaely this is not on the menu but the students union does a sublime burger and a very cheap pint to help it go down! Once studying is over this is where the city really comes alive, with the university so close to the city centre you can plunge yourself into the way of the geordie nightlife! If you are looking for a university with a mix of social/sport/study this is the perfect university for you!
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