Kingston University London

Course Introduction

This flexible programme provides a challenging and thought'provoking exploration of the world in which we live. You will examine the interaction between human and physical processes and practices. There is plenty of opportunity to put theory into practice through fieldwork at home and overseas.

Course Modules

Year 1: Geographies of people, place and culture; understanding the environment; economy, environment and development; Earth environments; applications of geo'analysis; investigating the Earth and environment. Year 2: Concepts, issues and ethics in geography; geographical information systems; techniques of geographical analysis; Project design and management; culture, place and society; physical landscapes; planning and the environment; political economy of globalisation. Year 3: Geography at work; dissertation; project; economic and social geography of Australia and New Zealand; crime patterns and the environment; water resources management; achieving a sustainable future; managing environmental change; development and change in Africa; sustainable cities.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees Fee type
3 years
Full Time
BSc (Hons)

Qualifications required:

  • Tariff 96-112
  • European Baccalaureate
  • GCE AS-level
  • BTEC National Certificate (12 units)
  • BTEC National Diploma
  • International Baccalaureate
  • GCE A-level
  • SQA Higher
  • GCSE/SQA Standard Grade
  • BTEC National Award

Key Course Information

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67% Overall, I am satisfied with the quality of the course

The course is well organised and is running smoothly 63%
I have been able to access general IT resources when I needed to 58%
The library resources and services are good enough for my needs 63%

80% Go on to work and/or study

In work 67
Studying 9
Studying and working 4
Unemployed 16
Unknown 4

28% Total study time lectures

Total Written: 21%

Total Coursework: 68%

Total Practical: 11%

£4,500 - £4,800
Typical cost of university accommodation

£4,600 - £5,200
Typical cost of private accommodation