Kingston University London

Course Introduction

This course is ideal if you are interested in the socio'economic aspects of geography, engaging with real life and real lives to examine and ultimately seek solutions to a range of human problems. An emphasis on practical fieldwork offers plenty of scope to travel both in the UK and overseas.

Course Modules

Year 1: Geographies of people, place and culture; sustainable development: issues and concepts; investigating the Earth and environment 1; investigating the Earth and environment 2; human geography in Europe; immigration and identity in Britain. Year 2: Concepts, issues and ethics in geography; project design; land management; culture, place and society; political economy of globalisation; planning and the environment; techniques of geographical analysis; migration and global cities. Year 3: Geography at work; dissertation project; economic and social geography of Australia and New Zealand; restructuring the British countryside; crime patterns and the environment; sustainable cities; geography of recreation and tourism; Canada: economy and environment; globalisation and industry; development geographies: African and Asian realities; achieving a sustainable future.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
3 years
Full Time
BA (Hons)

Qualifications required:

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

Key Course Information

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59% Overall, I am satisfied with the quality of the course

The course is well organised and is running smoothly 49%
I have been able to access general IT resources when I needed to 69%
The library resources and services are good enough for my needs 65%

£19,000 Average salary 6 months after course has finished

142% Go on to work and/or study

In work 56
Studying 13
Studying and working 73
Unemployed 23
Unknown 3

27% Total study time lectures

Total Written: 14%

Total Coursework: 82%

Total Practical: 4%

£4,400 - £4,500
Typical cost of university accommodation

£4,500 - £5,100
Typical cost of private accommodation