Geography BSc (Hons)

Course Overview - Geography BSc (Hons)

Geography embraces the study of human societies and their environment, and is one of the few subjects in which human and physical aspects of the environment are integrated. Our flexible degree programme enables students to gain an understanding of the major global, regional and local processes that shape our world and the challenges we will face in the future.

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Course Information

Study Mode

Full-time

Duration

3 Years

Start Date

15/09/2025

Campus

Main Site

Course Address
University Road
Belfast
BT7 1NN

Application Details

Course Code

F800

Institution Code

Q75

Points of Entry

Year 1

Entry Requirements

UCAS Tariff

Scottish Higher

B,B,B,B,B

Higher Level Geography normally required. Applicants not offering Higher Level Geography will be considered on an individual basis and will be required to have another appropriate subject at Higher Level. Please contact the Admissions and Access Service for further advice (admissions@qub.ac.uk).

Access to HE Diploma

D:15,M:30

Access to HE course must contain sufficient relevant modules. Contact the Admissions and Access Service (admissions@qub.ac.uk) for advice. Successful completion of the Access to HE Diploma with a minimum of 60 credits is required, including 45 credits at Level 3 and 15 at Level 2.

International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme

32

Successful completion of IB Diploma with 32 points overall including 6,5,5 at Higher Level normally including Geography. Applicants not offering Higher Level Geography will be considered on an individual basis and will be required to have another appropriate subject at Higher Level. Please contact the Admissions and Access Service for further advice (admissions@qub.ac.uk).

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

DDD

Successful completion of relevant RQF BTEC National Extended Diploma (1080 GLH at Level 3) with overall grades DDD. Extended Diploma/National Extended Diploma must be relevant.

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

H3,H3,H3,H3,H4,H4

H3,H3,H3,H3,H3

Normally including Higher Level grade H3 in Geography. Applicants not offering Higher Level Geography will be considered on an individual basis and will be required to have another appropriate subject at Higher Level. Please contact the Admissions and Access Service for further advice (admissions@qub.ac.uk). If not offered at Higher Level then Ordinary Level grade O4 in English and Mathematics.

Scottish Advanced Higher

B,B,B

Advanced/Higher Level Geography normally required. Applicants not offering Advanced/Higher Level Geography will be considered on an individual basis and will be required to have another appropriate subject at Advanced/Higher Level. Please contact the Admissions and Access Service for further advice (admissions@qub.ac.uk). Offers are normally made on the basis of a combination of Scottish Highers and Advanced Highers.

A level

B,B,B

Normally including Geography. Applicants not offering A-level Geography will be considered on an individual basis and will be required to have another appropriate subject at A-level. Please contact the Admissions and Access Service for further advice (admissions@qub.ac.uk). A-level General Studies and Critical Thinking are normally excluded from offers. However, the grade achieved may be taken into account when results are published in August and may be used in a tie-break situation.

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Northern Ireland, Republic of Ireland £4,750
England, Scotland, Wales, Channel Islands £9,250
EU, International £25,300

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