Geography and Economics (Regional Science) (BSc (Hons))

University of Reading the United Kingdom

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BSc (Hons)

How long you will study
3 Years

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full-time

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About Geography and Economics (Regional Science) at University of Reading

Economic and geographic issues dominate the news and shape the world we live in. This area covers everything from globalisation and consumerism to sustainability and responses to epidemics.

This joint degree combines the study of human geography and economics by focusing on the spatial implications of economic processes and the economic implications of social processes.

You will gain analytical skills and specialist knowledge of economics as you develop through this course, giving you a valuable edge over other applicants when it comes to getting a job.

Research techniques include a range of methods of quantitative analysis as well as interviewing and ethnographic approaches enabling you to develop a wide range of skills.

You can also choose to take a full year of study abroad or professional experience as part of your degree, usually between your second and third year of study. Recent destinations for study abroad year include Melbourne, Australia and Ottawa, Canada.

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Notes about fees for this course

Subject to the Government passing legislation to raise the minimum fee cap, we will raise undergraduate tuition fees from £9,000 to £9,250 for new UK/EU students applying to start courses in the 2017/18 academic year. You will not be affected by this rise if you have deferred entry to the 2017/18 academic year. The Government will confirm future arrangements for EU students in due course.

Entry requirements

English language requirements: IELTS 6.5, with no component below 5.5

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