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Human Geography

Queen Mary, University of London

  • September, 2020 Start Date

  • 3 years Duration

  • Full Time Study Mode

  • £9250.00 Course Fee

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Course Description

Our Human Geography BA is a chance to study in-depth how humans interact with and are affected by their environments, including:

  • cities past, present and future
  • culture and identity
  • economy and society
  • gender and power
  • geographies of biomedicine and global health
  • geopolitics
  • globalisation and international development
  • social justice.

We’ll train you in innovative social science research methods, from visual analysis to interviewing to geographical information systems (GIS).

Explore the world with us on fieldwork in places such as the US, India and Malaysia, as well as UK-based fieldwork, including opportunities right here in London.

Option modules in the second and final years allow you to direct your study towards your aims and interests. In the final year you’ll design your own project with guidance from our experts, developing the skills to become a researcher in your own right.

Our Human Geography BA is a chance to study in-depth how humans interact with and are affected by their environments, including: cities past, present and future culture and identity economy and society gender and power geographies of biomedicine and global health geopolitics globalisation and international...

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Course Content

YEAR 1

Optional modules

  • Cities and Regions in Transition
  • Geography in the World
  • Global Worlds
  • Ideas and Practice in Geography and Environmental Science*
  • People and the Environment
  • Reinventing Britain*
  • Research Methods for Geographers and Environmental Scientists.

For full details on our modules please go to the online module directory. 

 

YEAR 2

Compulsory

  • Geographical Research in Practice

Choose from

  • Boston Reworked: The Making of a North American City*
  • Contemporary London: Life in the Global Metropolis
  • Cultural Geographies
  • Economic Geographies
  • Geographical Information Systems
  • Geographies of Biomedicine
  • Health, Space and Justice
  • Society and Space
  • Spaces of Uneven Development
  • Urban Futures: Los Angeles and Las Vegas.*

For full details on our modules please go to the online module directory. 

 

YEAR 3

Compulsory

  • Independent Geographical Study

Choose from

  • Advanced GIS
  • Boston Reworked: The Making of a North American City*
  • Contemporary India: Politics, Society and Economy
  • Development Futures: Mumbai Unbound*
  • Economic Futures: Malaysia Emerging*
  • Geographies of Nature
  • Geography, Technology and Society
  • Geopolitics post-9/11: War, Security, Economy
  • Global Historical Geographies
  • Globalisation and Regional Development
  • Health, Disease and the City
  • New York: Nature and the City*
  • Readings in Geography: Contemporary India; Geographies of Nature; Geography,
  • Technology and Society; Global Historical Geographies OR Victorian London
  • Urban Futures: Los Angeles and Las Vegas*
  • Urban Geography
  • Urbanisation and Development in Sub-Saharan Africa
  • Victorian London: Economy, Society and Culture

For full details on our modules please go to the online module directory. 

 

YEAR 1 Optional modules Cities and Regions in Transition Geography in the World Global Worlds Ideas and Practice in Geography and Environmental Science* People and the Environment Reinventing Britain* Research Methods for Geographers and Environmental...

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Available Dates

Location Start Date Price  

Classroom

Mile End Road

Full Time, 3 years

September, 2020

£9250.00

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Entry Requirements

A-Level :- Grades ABB at A-Level. This must include A-Level Geography. If applying without A-Level Geography, your application will be considered where there is an appropriate alternative academic subject. Excludes General Studies.

IB :- International Baccalaureate Diploma with a minimum of 32 points overall, including 6,5,5 from three Higher Level subjects. This must include Geography or a related subject at Higher Level.

BTEC :- See our detailed subject and grade requirements.

Access HE :- We consider applications from students with the Access to Higher Education Diploma. The minimum academic requirement is to achieve 60 credits overall, with 45 credits at Level 3, of which 15 credits must be at Distinction and 15 credits at Merit or higher. Applications are considered on a case by case basis. Due to the high volume of applications, we do not make offers of study purely on the basis of meeting grade requirements.

GCSE :- Minimum five GCSE passes including English and Maths at grade C or 4.

EPQ :- Alternative offers may be made to applicants taking the Extended Project Qualification.

Contextualised admissions :- We consider every application on its individual merits and will take into consideration your individual educational experiences and context. More information on how academic schools and programmes use this information as part of the admissions process, can be found on our contextualised admissions pages.

A-Level :- Grades ABB at A-Level. This must include A-Level Geography. If applying without A-Level Geography, your application will be considered where there is an appropriate alternative academic subject. Excludes General Studies. IB :- International Baccalaureate Diploma with a minimum of 32 points overall, including 6,5,5 from three Higher Level...

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Assessment Methods

Modules are assessed through a combination of coursework and examination. Coursework may include extended essays, short reports, posters, oral presentations and group work.

Students must also complete a final-year independent study project of 10,000 words, based on an original study of their choice.

Modules are assessed through a combination of coursework and examination. Coursework may include extended essays, short reports, posters, oral presentations and group work.

Students must also complete a final-year independent study project of 10,000 words, based on an original study of their choice.

Additional Information

Degree :- BA (Hons)

Duration :-  3 years

Start :-  September 2019

UK/EU fees :-  £9,250

International fees :-  £16,200

Degree :- BA (Hons)

Duration :-  3 years

Start :-  September 2019

UK/EU fees :-  £9,250

International fees :-  £16,200

Student Satisfaction

Source: NSS

Overall student satisfaction
83%
of students were satisfied overall
The teaching on my course
83% of students strongly agree that staff are good explaining things
83% of students strongly agree that staff have made the subject interesting
83% of students strongly agree that the course is intellectually stimulating
83% of students strongly agree that the course has challenged them to achieve their best work
Learning opportunities
92% of students strongly agree that the course has provided them with opportunities to explore ideas or concepts in depth
92% of students strongly agree that the course has provided them with opportunities to bring information and ideas together from different topics
83% of students strongly agree that the course has provided them with opportunities to apply what they have learnt
Assessment and feedback
92% of students strongly agree that the criteria used in marking have been clear in advance
75% of students strongly agree that the marking and assessment has been fair
50% of students strongly agree that the teedback on their work has been timely
83% of students strongly agree that they have received helpful comments on my work
Academic support
67% of students strongly agree that they have been able to contact staff when they needed to
75% of students strongly agree that they have received sufficient advice and guidance in relation to their course
67% of students strongly agree that good advice was available when they needed to make study choices on their course
Organisation and management
83% of students strongly agree that the course is well organised and running smoothly
83% of students strongly agree that the timetable works efficiently for them
92% of students strongly agree that any changes in the course or teaching have been communicated effectively
Learning resources
83% of students strongly agree that the IT resources and facilities provided have supported their learning well
83% of students strongly agree that the library resources (e.g. books, online services and learning spaces) have supported their learning well
70% of students strongly agree that they have been able to 3ess course-specific resources (e.g. equipment, facilities, software, collections) when they needed to
Learning community
58% of students strongly agree that they feel part of a community of staff and students
75% of students strongly agree that they have had the right opportunities to work with other students as part of their course
Student voice
92% of students strongly agree that they have had the right opportunities to provide feedback on their course
83% of students strongly agree that staff value students’ views and opinions about the course
42% of students strongly agree that it is clear how students’ feedback on the course has been acted on
45% of students strongly agree that the students’ union (association or guild) effectively represents students’ academic interests

University TEF Outcome

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Statistics

Source: hesa.ac.uk

  • UCAS Points96

  • Employment Rate90%

  • Average Graduate Salary£23000

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