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.
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||Fee type|
- 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
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- 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%
|Studying and working||73|
Total Written: 14%
Total Coursework: 82%
Total Practical: 4%