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BSc (Hons) BSc Geography

University of Gloucestershire
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Course UCAS code: F800
Qualification type:
  • BSc (Hons), Full-time , Duration: 3 Years
Course Summary:
**Why University of Gloucestershire?** Since 1847, students have been finding their GLO with us here in Gloucestershire. Join us and you will benefit from professional-standard facilities in the beautiful, historic surroundings of Cheltenham and Gloucester. With the University of Gloucestershire offering a wide variety of courses, you will have the best of both worlds - a large learning community with more than 80 societies and sports clubs to enjoy while also benefiting from lecturers who know and value you as an individual. Through our innovative Your Future Plan scheme, you will be challenged and supported to become the graduate that you want to be, ready to succeed in your chosen field. Your personal tutor will help you build your network of connections and take advantage of a range of opportunities including field trips and placements, offering invaluable experience outside of the lecture theatre. Our students never tire of finding inspiration here in the beautiful county of Gloucestershire, home to over 45 festivals every year, including 2000trees, Wychwood and the world-famous Cheltenham Literature festival. Many students gain valuable skills and experience working at these events alongside their studies. **Come and experience the University of Gloucestershire for yourself by booking an open day online at www.glos.ac.uk/BookAnOpenDay.** **Why BSc Geography?** Our Geography degree will give you the skills you need for a successful career, as you study the world's most pressing issues. Focusing on physical geography, on our BSc course themes include environmental change, river science, ecological dynamics and global sustainability. You'll also have the choice of studying contemporary human geography themes from our BA course, however, enabling you to tailor the degree to your own unique interests and ambitions. With opportunities to gain experience working in geographic information systems (GIS) industries, from flood mapping for major water companies to valuing land across the Cotswolds, our graduates stand out from the competition. You'll draw on the expertise of experienced lecturers and our degree also benefits from accreditation by the Royal Geographical Society (with IBG). There are even opportunities for UK field studies and overseas research trips (additional costs may apply, see course web page for details), with students previously visiting unforgettable landscapes in Europe, Africa and the Americas. **After the course** Your story with us doesn't end at graduation. We are proud of our record that 95% of University of Gloucestershire graduates are in work or further study six months after completing their course*, and throughout your studies we are committed to working with you to develop your future plan. *Destination of Leavers from Higher Education (DLHE), 2016/17. **Experience an open day** Take the next step and book yourself a place at a University of Gloucestershire open day at www.glos.ac.uk/BookAnOpenDay. This is your chance to see the university for yourself, get a real insight into what we're about and meet your potential course tutors and lecturers. Our student ambassadors will also be on hand to show you round your campus. Take the opportunity to get up-to-the minute advice and guidance from the people who have been here and experienced University of Gloucestershire life already. **To find out more information about this course, visit www.glos.ac.uk/OurCourses, email us on [email protected] or call 03330 14 14 14.**
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Complete this degree as a BA or BSc, focusing on human or physical geography, or both. Your choice will be decided by your chosen overseas fieldwork destination, at the end of your second year. The degree is coursework-led, with varied assessment types allowing you to demonstrate your strengths. We place an emphasis on teaching diversity throughout your degree, running small group seminars, one-to-one tutorials, lab sessions, computer practicals and field trips, alongside lectures.
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15 January

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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
Provisional for Year 1 for International at £13,500
Enquiries Office:
Tel. 03330 141414
Email. [email protected]

 
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  • Joana_A's avatar by Joana_A on 24th January 2019
    I think this university gives out very unique opportunities for students. Lecturers are undoubtedly the best part of my course. Staff have won many deserved awards for student support.
  • katie_j99's avatar by katie_j99 on 20th November 2018
    The uni has fantastic facilities with lovely staff. However communication is consistently poor across the board. Timetabling can be poor too. Lectures are not always engaging or well structured either but this does seem to be improving.
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