Skip to main navigationSkip to main content
The University of Southampton
We're launching a new website soon and would love your feedback. See the new design
Social Statistics and DemographyPart of Economic, Social & Political Science


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.

Explore our courses

Choose your degree

Students on a field trip in Ghana

BSc Population Geography

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

Students in the field

BA Geography

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

Students in the field

BSc Geography

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

Photo of Rae Padgham
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

Watch now

Putting theory into practice

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

Watch now
Students in the library

Discover Southampton

Find out more about living in Southampton, our guaranteed accommodation, our 350+ societies and all the amazing opportunities Southampton has to offer

Learn more

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

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

***University accommodation is guaranteed. The guarantee is for a single occupancy room, and you must apply and accept within the agreed deadlines.

Privacy Settings