Physical Geography BSc Hons
Learn about processes operating within our natural environment and explore the physical world. Work in our outstanding practice facilities, alongside world-renowned lecturers.
Physical Geography considers the processes and patterns occurring within our natural environment, including the atmosphere, hydrosphere, biosphere, and geosphere. Our Physical Geography degree has a strong emphasis on practical work. You will discover how the environment has changed in the past, the controls on environmental processes in the present, and how we can predict changes in the future. You are able to shape your degree by choosing from an extensive range of modules.
Lancaster proves to be an exceptional location for studying a degree in physical geography. Located between the rural settings of the north and the bustling cities of Liverpool and Manchester, enables us to explore some of the UK’s most unique areas of geographic interest. You will gain a wealth of hands-on experience with field trips to places such as the Yorkshire Dales, Cumbrian coast and Lake District, as well as international locations such as Iceland, the Mediterranean, and Croatia.
While studying at Lancaster Environment Centre (LEC), you will have access to new teaching and research labs, computer systems and software and even our very own weather monitoring station. You will work in comfortable class sizes, giving you the opportunity to get to know your lecturers personally and benefit from their expert knowledge and helpful one-to-one advice.
First-year modules equip you with a well-rounded introduction to some of the key themes of physical geography. In addition to the Physical Geography modules, you will be given the opportunity to take two other subjects alongside your first-year studies. You will further develop your understanding of environmental processes by studying another subject from within LEC, such as Environmental Science, as well as undertaking the third subject from either within LEC or the wider University, such as Biology or Maths, to enhance your transferrable skills.
In the second year, you will learn a variety of physical geography skills and concepts. Modules include Spatial Analysis and Geographic Information Systems, and you will develop valuable research project skills in preparation for your final year of study. Optional choices include a field trip to Spain, where you will study environmental problems in Mediterranean environments, and modules that address individual topics in hydrology, soil science, and glaciology.
- BSc/MSci Hons Physical Geography (Study Abroad)
Our Study Abroad program enables you to complete a year of your study at one of our partner universities in the USA, Canada, New Zealand or Australia. While there, you will engage in a range of modules including local field courses that will allow you to make extensive use of your surroundings.
- MSci Hons Physical Geography
This four-year program includes a second dissertation project and Master’s level modules. You will gain further experience in formulating, designing, researching, analyzing and reporting your own independent research project, enabling you to stand out from the crowd in the selection process for graduate posts.
- 4 year with Physical Geography (Placement Year) BSc Hons
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Admission Requirement / Eligibility Criteria
Indian Certificate of Secondary Education (Standard XII)
Pass with 75% to 87% average from the best 4 subjects, excluding Hindi and PE.
- Course Code: F840
- Course Type: Full Time
- Course Level: Bachelors/UG Degree
- Duration: 03 Year
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Annual Cost of Living: 9207 GBP
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