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Human Geography

Northumbria University

  • September, 2020 Start Date

  • 5 years Duration

  • Full Time Study Mode

  • £9250.00 Course Fee

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Course Description

Drawing on cutting-edge geographical research, this integrated master’s course incorporates a diverse range of specialist topics including social exclusion, migration, sustainable development, creative industries, housing, urban regeneration and planning.

Your first year will incorporate a broader understanding of the subject area of geography, with a specific focus on human geography for the remainder of your course. From the second year of your course, you can tailor your options to meet your own personal learning and career goals. This includes significant opportunities for independent research projects in your final two years. 

Drawing on cutting-edge geographical research, this integrated master’s course incorporates a diverse range of specialist topics including social exclusion, migration, sustainable development, creative industries, housing, urban regeneration and planning. Your first year will incorporate a broader understanding of the subject area of geography, with a specific focus on human...

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Available Dates

Location Start Date Price  

Classroom

Newcastle City Campus

Full Time, 5 years

September, 2020

£9250.00

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Entry Requirements

120 UCAS Tariff points
From a combination of acceptable Level 3 qualifications which may include: A level, BTEC Diplomas/Extended Diplomas, Scottish and Irish Highers, Access to HE Diplomas or the International Baccalaureate

Find out how many points your qualifications are worth using the UCAS Tariff calculator: www.ucas.com/ucas/tariff-calculator

Subject Requirements:
There are no specific subject requirements for this course

GCSE Requirements:
Students will need Maths and English Language at minimum grade 4 or C, or the equivalent.

Additional Requirements:
There are no additional requirements for this course

International Qualifications:
We welcome applicants with a range of qualifications from the UK and worldwide which may not exactly match those shown above. If you have taken qualifications outside the UK you can find out how your qualifications compare by visiting our country page www.northumbria.ac.uk/yourcountry

English Language Requirements:
International applicants are required to have a minimum overall IELTS (Academic) score of 6.0 with 5.5 in each component (or approved equivalent*).

*The university accepts a large number of UK and International Qualifications in place of IELTS. You can find details of acceptable tests and the required grades you will need in our English Language section. Visit www.northumbria.ac.uk/englishqualifications

120 UCAS Tariff points From a combination of acceptable Level 3 qualifications which may include: A level, BTEC Diplomas/Extended Diplomas, Scottish and Irish Highers, Access to HE Diplomas or the International Baccalaureate Find out how many points your qualifications are worth using the UCAS Tariff...

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Student Satisfaction

Source: NSS

Overall student satisfaction
85%
of students were satisfied overall
The teaching on my course
92% of students strongly agree that staff are good explaining things
85% of students strongly agree that staff have made the subject interesting
88% of students strongly agree that the course is intellectually stimulating
73% of students strongly agree that the course has challenged them to achieve their best work
Learning opportunities
96% 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
85% of students strongly agree that the course has provided them with opportunities to apply what they have learnt
Assessment and feedback
85% of students strongly agree that the criteria used in marking have been clear in advance
81% of students strongly agree that the marking and assessment has been fair
88% of students strongly agree that the teedback on their work has been timely
81% of students strongly agree that they have received helpful comments on my work
Academic support
92% of students strongly agree that they have been able to contact staff when they needed to
81% of students strongly agree that they have received sufficient advice and guidance in relation to their course
80% of students strongly agree that good advice was available when they needed to make study choices on their course
Organisation and management
81% of students strongly agree that the course is well organised and running smoothly
65% of students strongly agree that the timetable works efficiently for them
84% of students strongly agree that any changes in the course or teaching have been communicated effectively
Learning resources
92% of students strongly agree that the IT resources and facilities provided have supported their learning well
88% of students strongly agree that the library resources (e.g. books, online services and learning spaces) have supported their learning well
91% 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
80% of students strongly agree that they feel part of a community of staff and students
88% of students strongly agree that they have had the right opportunities to work with other students as part of their course
Student voice
80% of students strongly agree that they have had the right opportunities to provide feedback on their course
73% of students strongly agree that staff value students’ views and opinions about the course
56% of students strongly agree that it is clear how students’ feedback on the course has been acted on
46% 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 Points112

  • Employment Rate93%

  • Average Graduate Salary£18000

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