Discover our range of geography courses, find out more about our facilities and hear from current students about their experience at University of Gloucestershire.
Study an undergraduate degree in geography at the University. Discover our undergraduate geography courses below.
Postgraduate taught courses
Study a postgraduate degree in geography at the University. Discover our postgraduate geography courses below.
Postgraduate research degrees
Research degrees including PhDs, Doctorates or Masters by Research enable you to pursue your own research enquiry.
96% of our graduates are in employment or further study*
*Graduate Outcomes Survey published 2023 and based on 2020/21 leavers
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We’ve compiled a list of frequently asked questions about geography degrees.
If you are interested in studying for a geography degree you most likely have an interest in either human or physical geography and want to find a specialism to focus on. You may have already studied geography at GCSE or A-Level.
Studying a geography degree will allow you to critically analyse and explore many geographical and geopolitical issues. These include human geography topics; population, migration, conflict, global crime and physical geography topics climate change, sea-level rise, pollution and ecological dynamics.
You’ll also have the opportunity to take advantage of our field trips over the three years, within the UK and overseas to Europe, Africa and the Americas.
We offer a range of geography degrees, focusing on human and physical geography allowing you to choose your specialism. At undergraduate level you can study Geography BA (Hons), Geography BSc (Hons), Human Geography BA (Hons).
At postgraduate level you can study Secondary Education Geography PGCE to go on to become a teacher in geography at a secondary school.
You can research a particular topic with us within Geography too.
Undertaking a geography degree provides you with a wide range of skills needed to progress in many industries. The analytical thinking will benefit you within roles in the civil service or local government. If you specialised in physical geography you could go on to work within the environment agency or the renewable energy sector.
You may wish to further study and research, lecture or teach geography also.
Interested in applying for one of our geography courses? Applications for undergraduate degrees are made through UCAS, while applications for postgraduate degrees are made directly to the university.
If you are interested in the PGCE in Secondary Education Geography, you need to apply via the gov.uk website.