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Study Population Geography at Southampton

Population continues to be one of the most important issues facing society. Barely a week goes by without some mention of population and human geography issues in the media. Increasingly, migration – whether propelled by disaster or conflict, or provoked by economic aspiration – is the topic that social scientists want to study.

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BSc Population Geography

Examine critical issues including migration, population grown, globalisation and climate change and today's global challenges. 

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BA Geography

Choose from a range of modules exploring the cultural and socioeconomic factors influencing the dynamic between people and the environment.

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BSc Geography

This course is designed for students interested in the physical and natural sciences aspects of geography.

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The trip to South Africa was one of the best experiences I’ve had since joining the University. We had the opportunity to put our research skills to the test by conducting interviews with locals about aspects of their livelihoods.
Rae PadghamBSc Population and Geography (Year in Employment)

Student life

Hear what Parth our second year student has to say about life as a Population and Geography student

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Covid-19 through demography lens

Professor Brienna Perelli-Harris of the Social Statistics and Demography Department looks at the impact of Covid-19 from the perspective of demography

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Putting theory into practice

BSc Population & Geography students learn practical, career-specific skills on a field trip to Ghana

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*Social Policy, including Demography for research power and outputs, latest REF, 2014.

**Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education (DHLE) survey 2016/17.

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