Geography (with placement year) BA (Hons)

Course Overview - Geography (with placement year) BA (Hons)

Geography is the integrated study of landscapes, peoples, places and environments and is, therefore, a vital subject through which to increase understanding of our rapidly changing planet. Through the interlinked strands of human and physical geography, the discipline bridges the social sciences and natural sciences.

Our BSc Geography degree provides a broad foundation of physical and human geography in Year 1 and then allows you to increasingly specialise in physical geography, or maintain a balance of physical and human geography, in subsequent years.

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Course Information

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4 Years

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Course Address
Ashby Road
LE11 3TU
United Kingdom

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Points of Entry

Year 1

Entry Requirements

UCAS Tariff

Access to HE Diploma

Pass Access to HE Diploma with 60 credits overall including 45 at Level 3. Please obtain: 30D, 15M : applicants considered on a case-by-case basis

International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme


35 (6,6,5 HL)

Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)


The BTEC National Extended Diploma will not be acceptable as a stand-alone qualification but will be accepted at DDM overall with A Level Geography at grade B.

Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017)

We accept a wide range of international qualifications for entry as outlined on our website – please view the individual course typical offers on our website and choose Ireland in the Country/region drop-down field for more information.

GCSE/National 4/National 5

GCSE English Language Grade 4/C

Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)


BTEC Level 3 National Diploma: DD plus A Level Geography Grade B.

Scottish Advanced Higher


AB plus Highers at majority B grades.

Cambridge International Pre-U Certificate - Principal

This qualification is accepted in combination with other qualifications. For details please contact Loughborough University

Extended Project

We recognise the benefit of the Extended Project in developing independent research and critical thinking skills. We would consider this as evidence of motivation to study a specific subject in more depth, and while we do not generally include it as part of our offer conditions, it may be used to further consider an application upon receipt of final examination results.

Welsh Baccalaureate - Advanced Skills Challenge Certificate (first teaching September 2015)

Applicants taking the Welsh Baccalaureate Advanced Diploma will be asked to achieve the A level requirements for their course as part of their qualification. The Skills Challenge Certificate will be accepted alongside two A levels providing individual course entry and subject requirements are met.

Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Certificate (first teaching from September 2016)


A Level Grades AB plus Distinction in BTEC Level 3 National Extended Certificate.

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T Level

For 2025 entry, the following T Levels are currently being considered on a case by case basis. More information can be found on our website at

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Fees and funding

England, Northern Ireland, Scotland, Wales £9,250
EU, International £28,600

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