Geography, Planning and Environmental Management

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Our geography and environmental management courses blend theory and practice to create a learning experience that’s thought-provoking and relevant. Our strong connections with professional bodies provide an important source of influence and offer a benchmark you can take into the workplace. 

96.2%

of Geography and Environmental Studies students are satisfied with the quality of their course overall (Guardian University Guide 2022).

Geography, Planning and Environmental Management courses

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BA(Hons) Geography

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Our human geography degree is strongly applied, which means you'll look beyond the theories to explore their real-world application. Broadening your experience on field trips, you’ll investigate projects as diverse as industrial change in Wales and urban development in Mallorca, all included within course fees. Our strong industry links mean inspiring learning opportunities outside the classroom, such as placements, a study year abroad or an international research opportunity.

BSc(Hons) Geography

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Accredited by the Institution of Environmental Sciences (IES) and the Royal Geographical Society (RGS), BSc(Hons) Geography gives you the tools to succeed in your future career. You’ll explore the different ways natural environments can be managed and delve into the science behind the main environmental challenges society is facing.

BSc(Hons) Environmental Management

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You'll study core environmental challenges affecting the world today, such as the impacts arising from climate change, rapid urbanisation and insecurities surrounding water, waste management, and energy. There’s also a focus on environmental psychology, where you’ll learn to look at how people’s attitudes and behaviour can affect environmental action.

BSc(Hons) Urban Planning

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BSc(Hons) Urban Planning will equip you to design and deliver development and change, and carry out successful planning projects. You'll examine current issues such as the impact of driverless cars, and develop the skillset you need to be a future-facing, visionary practitioner.

Accredited by the Royal Town Planning Institute, the course will enhance your employability, with the chance to work on live briefs across the city, with active practitioners. You'll undertake inspiring fieldwork and develop wide-ranging skills that extend from design to the financial appraisal of a project.

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