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Human Geography (BA)

Award
Bachelor of Arts
Typical Offer
AAB-ABB View full entry requirements
Duration
3 years
Course Type
Full-time
Campus
Highfield
UCAS Course code
L702

About this course

Explore international societies, economies and landscapes and the processes that shape our world. Gain the knowledge and skills to study these social, economic, political and cultural forces. Our social science-focussed degree will equip you to understand geographies of inequality, migration, labour markets, economic development, health, well-being and social justice. You’ll graduate prepared to work in fields including research, consultancy and public policy.

Develop focussed knowledge and skills about the social, economic, political and cultural processes that shape our world. Gain the knowledge and skills you need to understand the geographies of inequality, migration, labour markets, economic development, health, well-being and social justice.

You’ll learn valuable analytical and communication skills.   and how to collect and analyse data using a range of methods  You'll have the chance to:

  • undertake fieldwork to study urban landscapes, potentially in Europe or South East Asia
  • learn about political and economic change in cities and across societies globally
  • research human geography using different concepts, approaches and ways of collecting data
  • boost your employability by spending a year in employment
  • draw on the world-leading expertise of your academic tutors to enhance your learning

 

This course offers theory modules, practical fieldwork (both locally and abroad) and project work. You can shape the course to suit your personal interests or career plans by choosing from specialist modules.

You'll also carry out an individual research project guided by an academic supervisor and develop sought-after skills and knowledge.

This degree course involves no physical geography elements. If you wish to retain the option to focus on aspects of physical geography later in the course, consider our Geography (BA) degree.

 

As a research-led University we undertake a continuous review of our courses to ensure quality enhancement and to manage our resources. As a result, this course may be revised however, any revision will be balanced against the requirement that the student should receive the educational service expected. Find out why, when and how we might make changes.

Course location

This course is based at Highfield.

Awarding body

This qualification is awarded by the University of Southampton.

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