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BSc (Hons) Geography

University of Leicester
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Course UCAS code: F800
Qualification type:
  • BSc (Hons), Full-time , Min duration: 3 Years , Max duration: 4 Years
Course Summary:
This is for you if... you are mostly interested in the Earth and environmental science and you want to concentrate on physical geography, while retaining some options for further study of social science aspects of the subject.
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For further details, see the full programme summary on our website by clicking on the ‘view course details’ link towards the top of this page. From there you can access specific module information on the ‘Study with us’ pages.
Assessment Methods:
You will be taught through a mixture of lectures, tutorials, seminars, practicals and fieldwork. All lecture material is available online through our virtual learning environment Blackboard. Contact time typically averages about 10-11 hours per week. Residential field trips are run by academic staff throughout the degree and provide extended periods of small group teaching in field contexts. Your work will be assessed through a mixture of essays, scientific reports, learning diaries, oral and poster presentations, mock journal articles and of course your final year individual dissertation project. Coursework is mainly undertaken on an individual basis. However, a number of modules (especially field-based modules) involve assessed group project work.
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15 January

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My teachers at Leicester were incredible, offering a really dynamic, interesting course with loads of content, contact hours and plenty of opportunity to talk to them about any problems or concerns I had. They seriously made the uni experience so much easier for me! The uni itself is great too – the halls were really high quality, the Union has a load of events on as well as cheap coffee and a great place to hang out with your mates. The whole campus is really inviting and comfy, and everyone here was friendly and welcoming! I loved it here!

Admissions Office (UG Science and Engineering):
Tel. +44 (0) 116 252 5281
Email. [email protected]

Admissions Office (UG Science and Engineering):
Tel. +44 (0) 116 252 5281
Email. [email protected]

 
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  • Luceycassidy's avatar by Luceycassidy on 3rd October 2015
    Fantastic time, loved the university and (most of) the people
  • JRS38's avatar by JRS38 on 30th September 2015
    I strongly recommend Leicester university and I would recommend geography at degree level, however I am unsure that I would recommend geography at Leicester.
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