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Geography BSc (Hons)

Reino Unido

¿Qué aprenderé?

Do you have a fascination for the complex web of physical, biological and human interactions that shape our plane? Live your geography degree, using the iconic Lake District as your personal laboratory.Our course encompasses human, physical and environmental geography, and explores many of the key grand challenges that face both humanity and the planet in the 21st century. These include climate change, inequality and difference, and valuing the ecosystem services we derive from the Earth system.**Course Overview**Geographers explore the global challenges that face both humanity and the planet in the 21st century. Based at our Ambleside campus in the heart of the Lake District, on this geography course you will embrace the mix of natural and social science and humanities that create the diversity and exuberance we call geography. We will explore the differences and dynamics between culture, political systems, economies and landscapes; but you will also evaluate these as contested spaces that can be viewed through multiple lenses.Our location allows us to embed high-quality fields, laboratory, geo-spacial and archive work into your degree. Residential field-courses at every level take you beyond the Lake District and UK, placing your learning in a global context. You will become an effective practitioner with a unique intellectual curiosity and the ability to observe and critically reflect on the world around you.**On this course you will...**- Study geography at the University of Cumbria in the Lake District, the UK's only university campus in a UNESCO World Heritage Site – unbeatable natural surroundings that enable you to live your geography degree.- Be taught by experienced lecturers who conduct international research that informs your studies and future career- Have access to up-to-date technology used in the modern workplace, including advanced Geographical Information Systems and remote sensing.- Learn to solve large global challenges and local issues like small-scale flood management, boosting your problem-solving skills.- Develop technical, analytical, and interpretative skills through your studies to boost your employability.**What you will learn**We have designed our geography degree course so you get the opportunity to bring together human, physical and environmental geography. Not only will it give you a breadth of academic knowledge and plenty of hands-on field work, it can be the start you need to shape your successful career.Our broad spectrum of modules means that alongside physical and environmental geography, you’ll gain a deep knowledge of human geography – looking at people’s interaction with the environment, their communities and the complex issues facing society today and in the future.Plus, you will live and learn close to the shores of Windermere Lake, on our friendly Ambleside campus in the stunning Lake District, where you will be surrounded by a picturesque patchwork of more than 150 lofty peaks, 16 lakes, an abundance of rivers – all home to unique habitats and wildlife.**Year one**- Global Challenges- Geographical Techniques- People and Place- Environment and Resources- The Earth System- Ecological Knowledge, Interactions and Change**Year two**- Research Design- Valuing the Environment- Environmental Change: Past Present Future- Geographical Information Systems- The Catchment: Summit to Sea (Optional)- Culture, Identity and Place (Optional)- Rural Economy and Society (Optional)- Habitats and Ecosystems (Optional)**Year three**- Dissertation- Researching Environmental Change: Field-course- Science and Politics of Climate Change- Creative Cultural Geographies (Optional)- Upland Resource Management (Optional)- Cold Environments (Optional)- Advanced GIS and Remote Sensing (Optional)- Aquatic and Catchment

¿En cuál departamento estoy?

Science and Environment

Opciones de estudio

a tiempo completo (3 )

Costos de estudio
£13.250,00 (US$ 16.430) por año
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Fecha de inicio

18 Septiembre 2023

Lugar

Ambleside

Rydal Road,

Ambleside,

Cumbria,

LA22 9BB, England

Requerimiento de entrada

Para estudiantes de Estados Unidos

The High School Diploma is not accepted on its own; applicants must hold additional qualifications such as two Advanced Placements (AP) with grades of 3.0 or higher. SATS/ACTs are accepted as supplementary evidence only.

Puede haber diferentes requisitos de IELTS en función del curso elegido.

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Acerca de University of Cumbria

Número 1 en el RU y entre las 10 mejores a nivel mundial por calidad de educación (Times Higher Impact Rankings 2020)

  • Sedes en el Distrito de los Lagos, Lancaster y Londres
  • Programas de nivelación de inglés previos al año lectivo
  • Comunidades seguras, unidas y acogedoras
  • Cursos de salud, arte, educación, negocios y conservación

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