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BScGeography

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Overview

This course is about physical geography. It’s focused on the processes that underlie changes in our environment, from dryland and glacial processes to atmosphere and ocean dynamics.

In the first year, about half the course is made up of compulsory modules in physical geography. We also teach the practical skills you need to investigate real-world problems such as desert dust sources and climate change.

The second and third years are a mix of compulsory and optional modules. Third year options include international field class modules. You can broaden your knowledge with modules in human geography.

Throughout the course, you’re free to take one module each semester in another department. You could use this time to learn a language or study a related subject such as politics or economics.

Programme structure

First year

Core modules:

Earth’s Changing Surface
Geospatial Technologies
Information and Communication Skills for Geographers
New Horizons in Geography
Physical Systems At The Global Scale
Practical Methods for Physical Geography
Statistical Data Analysis in Geography
State of Sheffield – Global perspectives on local issues

Second year

Core modules:

Research Skills for Physical Geography

Optional modules:

Atmospheres and Oceans
Earth and Ecosystem Dynamics
Environmental Change
Environmental Pollution and Quality
Glacial Environments
Applied Remote Sensing
Geographic Information Systems
Socio-Spatial Analysis

Third year

Core modules:

Geographical Research Project

Optional modules:

California Field Class
Cities and Modernities
Contemporary Climate Change and Processes
Development and Global Change
Extended Geographical Essay
GIS and the Social Sciences
Geographies of Consumption
Geography of Elections
Glacial and Periglacial Geomorphology
Natural Hazards
New Zealand Field Class
Planetary Geoscience
Professional Skills for Environmental Science
Social Geography of Europe
Urban Field Class

Career opportunities

Our graduates work all over the world, in environmental consultancy and policy, urban regeneration, local economic development and the creative industries. Some pursue management-level careers in public services, transport and planning.

Apply now! Fall semester 2021/22
This intake is not applicable

We are currently NOT ACCEPTING applications from NON-EU countries, except Georgia and Serbia.

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States

Apply now! Fall semester 2021/22
This intake is not applicable

We are currently NOT ACCEPTING applications from NON-EU countries, except Georgia and Serbia.

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States