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Human Geography

BA
  • UCAS code L701
  • Option 3 years full time
  • Year of entry 2019

The course

While physical geographers look at the features and processes that make up our physical world, human geographers concern themselves with the ways in which humans interact with and are affected by our environment.

Study Human Geography at Royal Holloway, University of London and you’ll explore topics including culture, economics and geopolitics, developing an advanced understanding of our  relationship with the planet.

This flexible programme lets you tailor your learning through a variety of optional modules, allowing you to choose your perfect balance between the twin disciplines of human and physical geography. You’ll enjoy a range of fieldwork opportunities in the UK and abroad as part of a close, supportive community with an excellent staff-to-student ratio.

Royal Holloway Department of Geography was ranked 2nd in the UK for research by the Research Excellence Framework 2014, which means you'll benefit from world-class research-led teaching from our expert academics.

Graduate with a degree in Human Geography and you’ll enjoy strong employability prospects, with the portfolio of knowledge and skills you build during your studies making you an attractive prospect to employers in a variety of sectors. Recent Department of Geography graduates have gone on to careers in environmental conservation, media relations and more, and you will also be well placed to pursue postgraduate study.

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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