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2020/21 Undergraduate Programme Catalogue

BA Geography

Programme code:BA-GEOGUCAS code:L700
Duration:3 Years Method of Attendance: Full Time
Programme manager:Dr Stuart Hodkinson Contact address:s.n.hodkinson@leeds.ac.uk

Part time variant at level 1 is the Certificate in Human Geography. Upon successful completion of this candidates are allowed on to level 2 of the BA Geography programme.

Total credits: 360

Entry requirements:

AAA, preferably including an A in Geography, and excluding General Studies.

School/Unit responsible for the parenting of students and programme:

School of Geography

Examination board through which the programme will be considered:

School of Geography

Relevant QAA Subject Benchmark Groups:

Geography

Professional Body Offering Accreditation:

Royal Geographical Society

Programme specification:

The programme will:
i) enable students to use geographical methods to analyse the relationships between human societies, places and environments;
ii) enable students to reflect in a critical manner upon issues and concepts in human geography, both in the scholarly literature, and in real world contexts;
iii) enable students to develop skills in information technology, numeracy, fieldwork, and interpersonal and communication skills;
iv) prepare students for the world of work or for further study, and to develop an appreciation of the value of life-long learning and education to themselves and the wider community.


Year1 - View timetable

[Learning Outcomes, Transferable (Key) Skills, Assessment]

Compulsory modules:

Candidates will be required to study the following compulsory modules:

GEOG1000Planet Under Threat20 creditsSemester 1 (Sep to Jan)
GEOG1400Digital Geographies20 creditsSemester 2 (Jan to Jun)
GEOG1450The Urban Age20 creditsSemesters 1 & 2 (Sep to Jun)
GEOG1500Global Geopolitics, Migration and Uneven Development20 creditsSemester 2 (Jan to Jun)
GEOG1550Population, Society and Space20 creditsSemester 1 (Sep to Jan)

Discovery modules:

Candidates should study 20 credits of discovery modules.


Year2 - View timetable

[Learning Outcomes, Transferable (Key) Skills, Assessment]

Compulsory modules:

Candidates will be required to study the following compulsory modules:

GEOG2000Research Approaches in Human Geography20 creditsSemesters 1 & 2 (Sep to Jun)
GEOG2015Career Skills in Geography10 creditsSemesters 1 & 2 (Sep to Jun)
GEOG2150Social and Spatial Data Analysis with GIS10 creditsSemester 1 (Sep to Jan)

Optional modules:

Candidates will be required to take a minimum of 60 credits from the following optional modules:

Please note that GEOG2060 and GEOG2661 are mutually exclusive and cannot be taken together.

GEOG2020Political and Development Geographies20 creditsSemesters 1 & 2 (Sep to Jun)
GEOG2035Geographies of Economies20 creditsSemester 2 (Jan to Jun)
GEOG2046The Making of the Modern City20 creditsSemester 2 (Jan to Jun)
GEOG2055Citizenship and Identity: Comparative Perspectives20 creditsSemester 1 (Sep to Jan)
GEOG2060Living within limits: natural resource management for sustainable development20 creditsSemesters 1 & 2 (Sep to Jun)
GEOG2100Planning Services for Changing Populations20 creditsSemester 2 (Jan to Jun)
GEOG2661Social Ecological Systems10 creditsSemester 2 (Jan to Jun)
TRAN2020Transport Land Use and Development10 creditsSemester 2 (Jan to Jun)
TRAN2041Transport, Energy and Environment10 creditsSemester 1 (Sep to Jan)
TRAN2063Key Challenges in Transport and Society10 creditsSemester 1 (Sep to Jan)
TRAN2064Exploring Transport and Society10 creditsSemester 2 (Jan to Jun)

Discovery modules:

Candidates may study 20 credits of discovery modules.

Discovery modules may be modules from other departments, physical geography or a further module from the list of optional modules for this programme.


Year3 - View timetable

[Learning Outcomes, Transferable (Key) Skills, Assessment]

Candidates participating in a recognised exchange as part of the 4-year international programme will spend a year studying abroad between levels 2 and 3.

Candidates participating in a recognised industrial placement as part of the 4-year industrial programme will spend a year working between levels 2 and 3.

Compulsory modules:

Candidates will be required to study the following compulsory module:

GEOG3615Human Geography Dissertation40 creditsSemesters 1 & 2 (Sep to Jun)

Optional modules:

Candidates will be required to take a minimum 60 credits from the following optional modules.

Please note that GEOG3535 and GEOG3510 are mutually exclusive and cannot be taken together.

GEOG3005Retail Location Planning20 creditsSemester 2 (Jan to Jun)
GEOG3070Sicily Virtual Fieldtrip: Exploring the Migration Crisis20 creditsSemester 1 (Sep to Jan)
GEOG3085Contested Cities20 creditsSemester 1 (Sep to Jan)
GEOG3121Creating Alternative Futures20 creditsSemester 1 (Sep to Jan)
GEOG3140Advanced Population & Health Geographies20 creditsSemesters 1 & 2 (Sep to Jun)
GEOG3180Management of Wilderness and Global Ecosystems20 creditsSemesters 1 & 2 (Sep to Jun)
GEOG3195Geocomputation and Spatial Analysis20 creditsSemester 1 (Sep to Jan)
GEOG3290Geographies of Global Insecurities20 creditsSemesters 1 & 2 (Sep to Jun)
GEOG3510Professional Development Project20 creditsSemesters 1 & 2 (Sep to Jun)
GEOG3535School and Educational Placements20 creditsSemesters 1 & 2 (Sep to Jun)
GEOG3981Spaces of Migration and Encounter20 creditsSemesters 1 & 2 (Sep to Jun)
PIED3702Introduction to Programming for Social Science20 creditsNot running in 202021
TRAN3061Travel Activity Analysis10 creditsSemester 1 (Sep to Jan)
TRAN3062Social Analysis and Social Psychology for Transport10 creditsSemester 2 (Jan to Jun)
TRAN3070Healthy Cities: Transport and Health10 creditsSemester 1 (Sep to Jan)

Discovery modules:

- Candidates may study 20 credits of discovery modules.
- Discovery modules may be modules from other departments or physical geography.

Last updated: 30/06/2020 18:53:38

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