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Geography BA

UCAS code: L700

Key information

Course type:
Single honours
Delivery mode:
Classroom
Study mode:
Full time
Duration:
Three years
Application status:
Open
Start date:
September 2023
Application deadline:
25 January 2023
Apply via UCAS

Studying geography at King’s enables you to examine some of the key issues facing the world today, including sustainability, global inequality, urban regeneration and gentrification, as well as the impacts of climate change and environmental degradation on society. Our Bachelor of Arts (Hons) in Geography course offers an exciting course of study covering Development, the Environment, Urban and Cultural Geography, Spatial Data Science as well as interactions with Physical Geography & Environmental Science. You will learn advanced analytical and technical skills that can be applied to understanding a range of real-world issues and graduate with a career-relevant set of skills, determined by your study pathway.

Key benefits

  • You will be studying cutting-edge materials in a range of disciplines taught by staff who are recognised leaders in their fields.
  • All applicants of our full time BA or BSc are eligible for the £9,250 scholarship opportunity, including UK, EU and Overseas students. Criteria is based on the quality of your application, previous academic performance, relevant experience if appropriate and your personal statement.
  • Our recently refurbished accommodation offers high-quality teaching and social facilities.
  • Situated in central London, you will have access to numerous libraries and facilities as well as discovering the cultural destinations of the city.
  • Successful graduates are employed in a range of different sectors, including the financial services industry, non-governmental organisations, government bodies and research.
  • Field trips are an important aspect of the King’s Geography experience. We run a domestic residential fieldtrip in the first year, and in the second year we expect to run international field trips (subject to travel restrictions) with likely destinations including San Francisco, Tenerife, Lisbon and others.
  • This programme has been accredited by the Royal Geographical Society (with IBG). Accredited degree programmes contain a solid academic foundation in geographical knowledge and skills, and prepare graduates to address the needs of the world beyond higher education. The accreditation criteria require evidence that graduates from accredited programmes meet defined sets of learning outcomes, including subject knowledge, technical ability and transferable skills.
Jan del Rosario

Being a King’s Geographer provides an incredible opportunity to travel to different countries and gain valuable field research experience abroad

Jan del Rosario, Geography, BA

Employability

Geography at degree level provides a broad education leading to a range of opportunities to pursue a career doing further research or employment in a range of sectors, from London’s financial services industries to non-governmental organisations in areas such as development and environmental justice. King’s Careers Service ensures that a very high percentage of graduates find suitable employment on leaving the course.

Destinations

Recent graduates have found employment within the following job roles and companies:

  • Data analyst in financial and not-for-profit sectors
  • Senior executive officer at The Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA)
  • Sustainability officer
  • Environmental planning consultant
  • Management consultant
  • Account executive at international communication company
  • University lecturer
  • Secondary school teacher
  • TV presenter (Countryfile)
  • Documentary film maker
  • Fashion buyer and entrepreneur

Employability

Geography at degree level provides a broad education leading to a range of opportunities to pursue a career doing further research or employment in a range of sectors, from London’s financial services industries to non-governmental organisations in areas such as development and environmental justice. King’s Careers Service ensures that a very high percentage of graduates find suitable employment on leaving the course.

Destinations

Recent graduates have found employment within the following job roles and companies:

  • Data analyst in financial and not-for-profit sectors
  • Senior executive officer at The Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA)
  • Sustainability officer
  • Environmental planning consultant
  • Management consultant
  • Account executive at international communication company
  • University lecturer
  • Secondary school teacher
  • TV presenter (Countryfile)
  • Documentary film maker
  • Fashion buyer and entrepreneur

Key information

Course type:
Single honours
Delivery mode:
Classroom
Study mode:
Full time
Duration:
Three years
Application status:
Open
Start date:
September 2023
Application deadline:
25 January 2023
Apply via UCAS

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