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. You will spend your third year abroad at an approved university. Those choosing the BSc may transfer to the BA if their interests develop in a different direction.

Course Modules

Year 1 examples: Data acquisition and interpretation; ideas in geography; writing and analysis in geography. Year 2 examples: Geographic information systems and science; geomorphology; hydroclimatology; reconstructing patterns and processes. Year 3 examples: Year abroad. Year 4 examples: Dissertation; overseas fieldclass; water management; geographies of work and employment; geographies of modern culture.

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

Qualifications required:

  • GCE A-level A*AAe
  • SQA Advanced Higher A1AA
  • Course specific
  • GCE AS-level
  • International Baccalaureate 39
  • SQA Higher
  • GCSE/SQA Standard Grade

Key Course Information

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80% Overall, I am satisfied with the quality of the course

The course is well organised and is running smoothly 87%
I have been able to access general IT resources when I needed to 89%
The library resources and services are good enough for my needs 84%

£20,000 Average salary 6 months after course has finished

95% Go on to work and/or study

In work 60
Studying 30
Studying and working 5
Unemployed 10
Unknown 0

19% Total study time lectures

Total Written: 64%

Total Coursework: 35%

Total Practical: 2%

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

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