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BA/BSc (H) Geography

Staffordshire University
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Course UCAS code: F802
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  • BA/BSc (H), Full-time , Duration: 3 Years
Course Summary:
Our Geography degree is perfect if you who want to learn about how natural and built areas affect our lives. You can study a wide range of topics across the breadth of physical and human geography. This course will prepare you for many different careers, including: • landscape assessment and management • town and transport planning • environmental management and policy • tourism and heritage management • teaching Our staff are experts in their field but also friendly and supportive. You will study in small class sizes, work in excellent facilities and do free fieldwork. We achieved 100% overall student satisfaction in the 2018 National Student Survey. In Year 1 and Year 2, you’ll develop your knowledge of a wide range of physical and/or human geographical issues, from earth surface processes and climate and environmental chnage, to urban sustainability, regeneration, geology and conservation. You’ll explore field investigation, data analysis and Geographical Information Systems (GIS). In Year 3, you’ll have the option to take a number of specialist physical and human geography modules to develop an advanced knowledge of your subject area, such as Glaciers and Society and People, Technology and Place. You’ll also complete either a dissertation or a work placement project. Our generous fieldwork provision is included in the cost of your tuition fees, so you won’t have to fund any additional costs. In Year 1, you’ll attend a residential weekend field course and have a number of regional field days. In Year 2, you will have a week-long UK residential field course, and in Year 3 you’ll go on a week-long international residential trip. On successful completion of study, we will issue either of the following awards: BA (Hons) Geography or BSc (Hons) Geography, dependent upon your choice of pathway at the end of your first year.
Year 1 (compulsory): Geographical Skills & Tutorials, People & Places: An Introduction to Human Geography, The Dynamic Earth. Year 2 (compulsory): Global Challenges, This Changing Earth, Urban Worlds, Advanced Practical and Fieldwork Skills for Geographers, Geographers in the real world, Project Preparation and Planning. Year 3 (compulsory): Advanced Geography and Environmental Field Work
Assessment Methods:
Geography employs an innovative range of assessments including essays, examinations and class tests, poster presentations, reports, logbooks, reflective diaries, data worksheets, oral presentations, video reports and web-page development.
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15 January

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Stafforshire has fantastic teaching staff who really do their best to help you. The union is very active too, and it’s a great way to meet people. Gobble and Super Friday at the LRV were such amazing nights, and there's so much in Stoke to keep you busy. There's not so much on the Staffs campus, although the food and facilities are great.

Set for Year 1 for England at £9,250
Set for Year 1 for Northern Ireland at £9,250
Set for Year 1 for Scotland at £9,250
Set for Year 1 for Wales at £9,250
Set for Year 1 for Channel Islands at £9,250
Set for Year 1 for International at £14,000
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Tel. 01782 294000
Email. [email protected]

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  • Fsandwellcollege's avatar by Fsandwellcollege on 24th January 2019
  • Blondiehughes's avatar by Blondiehughes on 24th January 2019
    This university is fantastic! It has lots to off such as club nights in LRV and pubs such as Verve to have a drink with friends or if you fancie a coffee pop in to squeeze box, everyone here is super nice and friendly
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