Environmental Geography

Study mode:On campus Study type:Full-time Languages: English
Local:$ 11.5 k / Year(s) Foreign:$ 29.5 k / Year(s) Deadline: Jan 15, 2025
16 place StudyQA ranking:3571 Duration:3 years

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The Environmental Geography BSc is aimed at students with a strong commitment to physical geography. The degree aims to develop this interest through modules examining the dynamics of environmental processes and their measurement, modelling and management.

In each year of your degree you will take a number of individual modules, normally valued at 0.5 or 1.0 credits, adding up to a total of 4.0 credits for the year. Modules are assessed in the academic year in which they are taken. The balance of compulsory and optional modules varies from programme to programme and year to year. A 1.0 credit is considered equivalent to 15 credits in the European Credit Transfer System (ECTS).

Students take the same core elements of training in research methods as for the Geography degrees, but with an emphasis on physical geography. First-year modules introduce the operation of environmental systems and the interaction between people and their environment.

Year two builds upon these foundations by detailed examination of the geomorphological, hydrological and ecological processes operating in the physical environment. Instruction in the field, laboratory and analytical techniques employed in the monitoring and modelling of environmental processes is also provided.

The final year includes a physical geography dissertation. Whilst at least 1.5 credits in the second year and at least 1.0 credit in the third year must concentrate on environmental geography, the remainder of the modules may be chosen from a wide range in Geography, and from related disciplines. Final-year modules are more specialised, reflecting the research interests of academic staff within the department.

 

 

A levels

Grades

AAA-AAB

Subjects

Geography grade A required.

GCSEs

English Language and Mathematics at grade C. For UK-based students, a grade C or equivalent in a foreign language (other than Ancient Greek, Biblical Hebrew or Latin) is required. UCL provides opportunities to meet the foreign language requirement following enrolment, further details at: www.ucl.ac.uk/ug-reqs

IB Diploma

Points

36-38

Subjects

A total of 17-18 points in three higher level subjects including grade 6 in Geography, with no score below 5.

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