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BScGeography (Year Abroad)

University of Birmingham
United Kingdom, Birmingham
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Overview

Geography addresses the key issues of today and tomorrow. Here at Birmingham you can study the full breadth of the subject – from migration and urban and social shifts to natural hazards and global environmental change.

Our Geography programme is among the most flexible anywhere, so if you are interested in both human and physical geography, you can pick and choose your modules to focus on the human side, physical side or the interactions between the two.

On this four-year programme you will spend a year abroad between your second and fourth years at a partner institution in the EU or elsewhere in the world.

Programme structure

Year 1

Compulsory modules

Contemporary Human Geography
Global Environmental Issues
Environmental Research Frontiers
Research methods, field work, and data analysis
Tutorials and Study Skills for Geographers
Widening Horizons Module
Year 2

Compulsory modules

Research Methods for Fieldwork
Statistical Methods for Geographers
Geomatics
Dissertation, Labs and Fieldwork: Theory and Practice
Optional modules – Example optional modules may include:

Geomorphology and Palaeoenvironments
Catchment Water Management
Ecological Systems
Hydroclimatology: Climate and Water
Environmental Assessment and Management
Understanding Neighbourhood Poverty
Social and Political Geography
Environmental Pollution
Economic Geography: Cities and Regions
Cultural and Development Geographies
Critical Issues for 21st Century Ecosystems
Year 3

You will take a 120 credit Year Abroad based on module assessments taken at an overseas university. The allocation to the university abroad is based on student preference and availability of places. The Year Abroad is weighted at 12.5% of your whole degree.

Year 4

Compulsory modules

Geography Research
Optional modules – Example optional modules may include:

Ecological Systems
Geomorphological Processes
Hydroclimatology: Climate and Water
Environmental Assessment and Management
Understanding Neighbourhood Poverty
Social and Political Geography
Environmental Pollution
Economic Geography: Cities and Regions
Cultural and Development Geographies
Environments of the Past
Critical Issues for 21st Century Ecosystems

Career opportunities

As a Birmingham Geography graduate you will be highly aware of the globalising economy, sensitive to the variety of the world’s cultures, and have an understanding of the physical processes and critical issues that impact upon the environment. You will have a perspective that encompasses the global, regional and local and be highly regarded by employers.

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