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).