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This course explores a range geographical issues important to the physical environment. You’ll develop an understanding of the landscape around us, both in the UK and internationally. You will graduate with a range of transferable skills, fully prepared to work within the diverse field of physical geography in the UK and overseas.
More specialised than the BSc (Hons) Geography route, you will focus on environmental issues, including scientific knowledge of the Earth’s surface, its spatial variation and its evolution over time.
Study Geography at NTU and you can split your time between our stunning, rural Brackenhurst Campus and the vibrant city of Nottingham, and explore a subject that is crucially important to today’s world.
Why choose this course?
- Get the best of both worlds! Immerse yourself in the subject in our stunning outdoor classroom at Brackenhurst, but still be completely connected to student life and all the events, entertainment, clubs and societies that Nottingham and NTU have to offer.
- 100% of students on this course are satisfied (NSS 2017).
- Learn from our experienced teaching staff who have expertise in a wide range of specialist areas including glaciology, natural hazards and water quality testing.
- Develop surveying skills in the field and Geographic Information Systems (GIS).
- Experience the mixed habitats of wetland, woodland, streams and farmland all on our very own Brackenhurst Campus to support your study of natural geographical systems.
- Use modern GPS equipment and GIS software in the field and in campus computing suites.
- Undertake fieldwork in the UK, south-east Spain and Tenerife.
- Benefit from our strong links with employers and academic institutions by completing a year-long work placement.
- Take advantage of subsidised field trips as part of your course fee.
- This programme has been accredited by the Royal Geographical Society (with IBG).
Careers and employability
The skills you possess as a Geography graduate will enable you to choose an exciting career in one of many areas. For example, central and local governments offer roles in numerous departments dealing with aspects of:
- pollution monitoring
- disaster management
- flood prevention.
Charities employ geographers as:
- aid coordinators
- GIS specialists
- project managers.
Private companies such as leisure organisations, wildlife trusts and water companies employ geographers as:
- environmental consultants
- risk assessors
- GIS specialists.
Your Geography degree can also lead to a career in teaching, or further specialist postgraduate study.
Included within the BSc (Hons) Geography (Physical) course is your chance to complete an optional placement of at least 38 weeks in industry. This can lead to a Certificate or Diploma in Professional Studies, helping you to stand out in the graduate job market.
These placements enable you to gain additional skills and vital experience in a working environment and are highly valued by employers.
Previous students like you on this course have undertaken paid placements with organisations including:
- The Environment Agency
- Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
- Wildlife Trusts.