UCL (University College London)

Course Introduction

This is an integrated geography programme which combines physical and human geography as well as offering opportunities for specialisation. Those choosing the BA will usually have studied social science or humanities subjects at A level or equivalent, but it is possible to transfer to the BSc if your interests develop differently.

Course Modules

Year 1 examples: Data acquisition and interpretation; ideas in geography; writing and analysis in geography. Year 2 examples: Geography of global poverty; society and space; nature and culture; geopolitics. Year 3 examples: Overseas fieldclass; water management; geographies of work and employment; geographies of modern culture; dissertation.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
3 years
Full Time
BA (Hons) £21,320  Academic year. First year overseas fees
3 years
Full Time
BA (Hons) £9,000  Academic year. First year home fees

Qualifications required:

  • SQA Advanced Higher AAB-AAA
  • Irish Leaving Certificates AAAAB
  • GCE A-level AABe-AAAe
  • European Baccalaureate 80%-85%
  • Course specific
  • GCE AS-level
  • International Baccalaureate
  • SQA Higher
  • GCSE/SQA Standard Grade

Key Course Information

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74% Overall, I am satisfied with the quality of the course

The course is well organised and is running smoothly 76%
I have been able to access general IT resources when I needed to 85%
The library resources and services are good enough for my needs 91%

£21,000 Average salary 6 months after course has finished

80% Go on to work and/or study

In work 55
Studying 20
Studying and working 5
Unemployed 15
Unknown 5

18% Total study time lectures

Total Written: 52%

Total Coursework: 48%

Total Practical: 0%

£5,337 - £7,371
Typical cost of university accommodation

£5,915 - £6,624
Typical cost of private accommodation