Undergraduate BSc (Hons)

Geography

Combine theory, fieldwork and projects to understand global and local processes in the production of physical and human geographies.

Geography

Course Overview

  • UCAS code


    L790
  • Institution code


    L27
  • Main location


    City Campus
  • Attendance


    Full-Time
  • Duration


    3 Years
  • Start date


    20 Sep 2021

Study the interaction between human societies, the natural processes of the earth and their impact on the global and local environment.

As part of your course, you’ll:

  • Complete a range of both human and physical geography modules, exploring topics such as natural hazard management, climate change, hydrology and environmental science
  • Benefit from a personal tutorial programme, laboratory work and field trip opportunities
  • Combine theory about the physical nature, characteristics and environment of the world and human interactions with practical experience

You’ll learn in an engaging environment designed to foster your analytical and methodological skills and support your development into an individual, autonomous and reflective learner.

Field trips
Off-site visits will enable you to gain an understanding of real-world issues and examples in geography, using locations for conducting fieldwork to develop competence in practical research skills and apply theoretical concepts to a specific place.

You’ll evaluate the implementation of spatial, cultural, economic and environmental policies, gain an awareness of cultural differences, tolerance and develop a sense of place.

Trips will also enable you to practise identifying problems, consider solutions, gather data and collect information while you learn generic and transferable skills such as team working and observation.

Expert practitioners
Our specialist teaching team includes research-active academics and industry professionals who work as consultants to the course – expertise which will help to shape your learning.

Employability and placements
We have an excellent network of employers who will be able to offer relevant experience to help you develop employability and personal skills to help prepare you for employment. We also offer a work placement module to hone your personal, professional and employability skills.

External visits
Physical and human geography field trips represent an important part of the teaching and learning approach. You’ll gain an understanding of real-world issues and examples in geography, using locations for conducting fieldwork to develop competence in practical research skills.

Why study Geography at Leeds Beckett University

  1. Fantastic placement opportunities
  2. Collaborative approach to learning
  3. Opportunity to take part in offsite visits and field trips
  4. Personal tutorial programme and laboratory work
  5. Excellent network of employers who will be able to offer relevant experience

School of Built Environment, Engineering and Computing Careers Fair Our School holds a Careers Fair which is attended by over 25 major employers from the Civil Engineering, Construction, Architecture and Planning sectors giving you the opportunity to secure graduate roles, placements and part-time employment.

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