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Geography BA

BA
  • UCAS code L700
  • Option 3 years full time
  • Year of entry 2018

The course

Geography concerns far more than just the physical makeup of our world. Study Geography at Royal Holloway, University of London and you’ll examine the social, political and economic aspects of geography as well as environmental and landscape issues.  

This flexible programme lets you tailor your learning in years 2 and 3, offering optional modules including Political Geography, Tropical Savannahs and Gender and Development to suit your interests and ambitions. You’ll enjoy a range of fieldwork opportunities in the UK and abroad giving you the chance to bond with fellow students in a close, community-focussed department. 

You’ll study in a department ranked 2nd in the UK for research by the Research Excellence Framework 2014, benefitting from world class research-led teaching by leading academics. You’ll use state-of-the-art equipment, with world-class facilities for GIS, image analysis, advanced cartography and the physical and chemical analysis of soils, sediments and water.  

Pursue your passion for Geography at Royal Holloway and you’ll graduate as an attractive prospect for employers in a variety of sectors, environmental conservation and NGOs to media relations and the Civil Service. You’ll develop a diverse portfolio of skills to take into your future career or postgraduate study, and enjoy a rewarding three years challenging and questioning key aspects of contemporary society. 

3rd

in the UK for student satisfaction

Source: Complete University Guide, 2017

100%

of research is 4* or 3*

Source: REF, 2014

94%

of our Geography graduates are employed of go on to further study within six months of graduating

Source: DLHE, 2017

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