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.