Geography develops an understanding of the processes that have shaped the Earth. It is identified by selective universities as one of the A Level subjects they prefer applicants to have studied.
Geography is considered a facilitating subject and is highly regarded by top universities. With about 80 universities offering geography degrees across the UK, there is a wide range of choice. Universities generally provide courses in both Physical (BSc) and Human (BA) Geography.
Hazardous Earth – the study of tectonics, volcanic and earthquake risk and the impacts for people living in hazardous environments.
Exploring Oceans – resources, ocean currents, climate change impacts and geopolitics of oceanic territories.
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Earth’s Life Support Systems – understanding water and carbon cycles, the processes and possibilities for changing agricultural, energy and industrial systems to preserve resources and create holistic solutions for the future in food production, energy production and industry.