Why study geography?
As environmental challenges like climate change, ecosystem endangerment, and energy availability worsen, those in government, science and industry are looking for new ways to manage them.
Developing your skills and knowledge in this field will help you become part of this growing industry. You’ll also gain analytical and communication skills sought by employers across a wide range of industries.
Why UWE Bristol?
BSc(Hons) Geography equips you with a solid understanding of the science behind the main environmental challenges faced by human society.
Learn about the different ways natural environments can be managed. Develop valuable skills in surveying, mapping, environmental assessment, geographical statistics and computer-based spatial analysis.
Tailor the course to your interests, with options including climate change, tectonics, river and coastal dynamics, hazard management, ecosystem conservation, and global resource management.
Apply theories in our well-equipped laboratories and work towards assessments based on real-world issues. Broaden your experience through field trips and develop vital professional skills on a work placement in your area of expertise.
Where can it take me?
Studying geography can lead to a range of careers. Choose from opportunities in environmental consultancy, conservation and government, as well as finance, education and research.
Past students have gone onto work for a wide range of employers including the Environment Agency, Ordnance Survey, Ecotricty, Skanska, Ministry of Defence, UK Hydrographic Office, Natural Resource Wales, Atkins, NHS, Santander, and Natural England.