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Geography and Environmental Science BSc

UCAS code: F800

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

Our Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Geography and Environmental Science course offers an exciting course of study covering Physical Geography, the Environment, Spatial Data Science as well as interactions with Development, Urban and Cultural Geography. 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. You will be taught by leading experts and have the opportunity to use London as your laboratory.

Key benefits

  • You will be studying cutting-edge topics 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, laboratory 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 experience. We run a domestic residential field trip 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.

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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