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Undergraduate
Courses / Undergraduate / Human Geography (BA)
Award
Bachelor of Arts
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.

 

Course location

This course is based at Highfield.

Awarding body

This qualification is awarded by the University of Southampton.

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Changes due to COVID-19

Although the COVID-19 situation is improving, any future restrictions could mean we might have to change the way parts of our teaching and learning take place in 2022 to 2023. This means that some of the information on this course page may be subject to change.

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