Geography lies at the centre of many of the world’s most pressing issues – our BA Human Geography course focuses exclusively on the human dimension of the discipline, enabling you to specialise in the socio-geographic challenges of our time.
You’ll join a course ranked 5th in the UK and 1st for overall student satisfaction and teaching satisfaction by the Guardian University Guide 2023.
You’ll study topics including population, migration, geopolitics, sustainability, health, ageing, development, conflict, global crime and inequalities. This breadth of content coupled with the development of an extensive range of qualitative, statistical and Geographic Information Systems (GIS) research skills will prepare you for a career in a vast range of employment sectors.
You’ll have the opportunity to progress from field training in the UK in Year 1 to overseas field research in Year 2 and field placements in Year 3, forging unforgettable experiences with us in the human landscapes of Europe, Africa and the Americas. There is also the opportunity to spend a semester in Year 2 at partner Universities in Canada or the USA.
With a focus on small class, practical and field learning, you will be assessed entirely through coursework to gain a truly representative measure of graduate attributes sought by future employers and for postgraduate study.
Find out more about our range of fee waivers, scholarships, bursaries and awards on offer for both UK and International students.