Geography BSc (Hons)

University of Brighton
Brighton, England, United Kingdom
Qualification
Bachelor's Degree
Study mode
Full-time
Duration
3 years
Intakes
September
Total tuition fee (local)
USD 34,866
Total tuition fee (foreign)
USD 51,214

Entry Requirements

  • A-levels: BBB. Should normally include geography.
  • BTEC: DDM.
  • International Baccalaureate: 30 points, specified subjects.
  • Access to HE Diploma: pass with 60 credits overall. Must include geography or environmental science. At least 45 credits at level 3, with 24 credits at merit or above.
  • GCSE (minimum grade C): at least three subjects including English language and mathematics or a science.
  • Foundation degree/HND/HNC: may enable you to start the course in year 2.

English Language Requirement:

  • IELTS 6.0 overall, with 6.0 in writing and a minimum of 5.5 in the other elements.

Curriculum

Year 1

  • Contemporary Human Geography
  • Data Presentation and Analysis for Geographers
  • Fundamentals of Physical Geography
  • Global Environmental Issues and Management
  • Introduction to Fieldwork
  • Skills for Independent Learning
  • Twenty-First Century Brighton

Options:

  • An Introduction to Environmental Hazards
  • Citizenship for the Environment
  • Elements of Chemistry
  • Evolutionary Biology
  • Fundamentals of Geology
  • Human Physiology
  • Igneous and Metamorphic Rocks
  • Interpreting Geological Maps
  • Introduction to Environmental Chemistry
  • Mathematical Skills for Scientists
  • Mineralogy and Petrology
  • Modern Languages
  • Physiological Ecology
  • The Global Earth System
  • The Ocean Planet: An Introduction
  • Water in the Environment

Year 2

  • Advanced Data Analysis
  • Geography Fieldwork, Sicily
  • Skills for Research and Careers

Options include:

  • Alternative and Renewable Energy
  • Applied Palaeontology
  • Behavioural and Evolutionary Ecology
  • Climate Change
  • Coastal and Aeolian Landscapes
  • Community Engagement: Theory into Practice
  • Contemporary Rural Geography
  • Earth Resources
  • Environmental Conservation and Management
  • Evolution and Diversity
  • Fundamentals of Analytical Chemistry
  • Fundamentals of Environmental Microbiology
  • Geographical Information Systems 1
  • Ice Age Earth
  • Introduction to Marine Biology and Ecology
  • Introduction to Remote Sensing
  • Modern Languages
  • Sociology and the Life Course
  • Soil and Water Analysis
  • Sustainable Development
  • Water in the Landscape

Year 3

  • Independent Project

Options include:

  • Air Quality Management
  • Applied Ecology and Conservation
  • Applied Remote Sensing
  • Biogeography
  • Case Studies in Environmental Pollution
  • Community Engagement: Theory into Practice
  • Energy Assessment
  • Environmental Assessment
  • Environmental Change in Low Latitudes
  • Evolution and the Fossil Record
  • Exploration Geology
  • Geographical Information Systems 2
  • Geographies of Disability and Impairment
  • Geographies of Genders, Sexes and Sexualities
  • Landscape Geographies
  • Medical Geography
  • Modern Languages
  • Plant and Animal Interactions
  • Transport, Environment and Society
  • Waste Management
  • Water and Health
  • Wetland Environments

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