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BSc (Hons) Geography and Geoscience

University of Aberdeen
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Course UCAS code: FF68
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  • BSc (Hons), Full-time , Duration: 4 Years
Course Summary:
If you want to enhance your Geography degree with more detailed analysis and studying of wider geoscientific areas, such as geology and ecology, then this programme is the best option for you. The programme covers the core courses as taught on the standard Geography MA and BSc degrees, in the first two years. Geoscience as a discipline focuses primarily on the scientific elements dealing with planet Earth. Within Geoscience, Geography sits as a key discipline. This degree introduces the key core components of our Geography degree but also allows the student to explore other key Geoscience related disciplines in greater detail. Other key areas that sit within Geoscience include Geology, Hydrology and Ecology are covered in the programme, with courses such as; Space, Economy and Society, Remote Sensing, Mapping Techniques etc. There is also the opportunity to take part in field trips to enhance your studies.
Assessment Methods:
Students are assessed by any combination of three assessment methods: Coursework such as essays and reports completed throughout the course; Practical assessments of the skills and competencies they learn on the course; Written examinations at the end of each course. The exact mix of these methods differs between subject areas, years of study and individual courses. Honours projects are typically assessed on the basis of a written dissertation.
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15 January

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The university is lovely, nice and calm with enthusiastic and passionate teachers who helped me out a lot. The Uni has loads of places to eat and hang out in the Hub. There’s no SU venue, but Aberdeen is buzzing - you just have to suck up the 20 minute bus ride to town from campus, and there are loads of students in the city so you’ll be making loads of friends quickly. Belmont Street is a guaranteed good night out. Also, has 0.12 fast food shops per 1,000 people, so you'll be healthier at least...

Provisional for Year 1 for International at £19,300
Provisional for Year 1 for England at £9,250
Provisional for Year 1 for Northern Ireland at £9,250
Provisional for Year 1 for Wales at £9,250
Provisional for Year 1 for Channel Islands at £9,250
Provisional for Year 1 for EU at £1,820
Provisional for Year 1 for Scotland at £1,820
Directorate of Marketing and Student Recruitment:
Tel. +44 (0) 1224 272090
Email. [email protected]

Directorate of Marketing and Student Recruitment:
Tel. +44 (0) 1224 272090
Email. [email protected]

 
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  • t3ddy's avatar by t3ddy on 22nd July 2019
    The only redeeming factors about the University of Aberdeen are the fellow students that you may meet and some of the lecturers are genuinely lovely people who are engaging and informative.
  • by Anonymous on 1st October 2015
    Sporting facilities top notch, best of both worlds having a beach and a city. Campus and library are amazing, strong in earth sciences, engineering and medical sciences
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