Interpreting a changing world. Undergraduate degree programmes
Research and learning
Our academics Why choose Southampton?
BSc Geography with Geology
BSc Geography with Oceanography 20 Research project
Teaching, learning and assessment
Employability and careers
Applying and funding
Southampton and region
Visiting the University
How to get here
Contact us Undergraduate Admissions Geography and Environment University of Southampton Highfield Campus Southampton SO17 1BJ United Kingdom Tel: +44 (0)23 8059 3760 Email: UGapply.email@example.com www.southampton.ac.uk/geography
Year two students studying the geomorphology of Tenerife on a residential field trip
Welcome to Geography and Environment The University of Southampton is one of the UKâ€™s leading centres for geography. As a member of the Russell Group* of top universities, we are internationally recognised for the excellence of our teaching and research, and we attract students and academics from all over the world. Our subject tackles the major challenges facing the world today, including global environmental change, social and environmental sustainability and economic transformation. Through expanding geographical and environmental knowledge, we play a major role in informing and influencing policy both at home and abroad. Our students are a diverse group of individuals who share a passion for geography, a fascination with changing natural and social environments, and a desire to learn and be challenged. Throughout your degree you will develop your knowledge, skills and values in order to shape a more sustainable future. Our approach goes beyond the teaching of sustainability concepts, enabling you as individuals to become globally responsible citizens with an understanding of human, economic and natural resources and needs. You will discover how to interpret a changing world and you will also develop the transferable skills that are key to professional success. Southampton Geography graduates are highly successful in the job market. They enter careers in many different fields in the private and public sectors, ranging from environmental planning, consultancy and marketing to financial management, local government and IT. We are looking for committed students to join our community. Please read this brochure, browse our website at www.southampton.ac.uk/geography and discover what we can offer you.
Visit the Green Academy website to learn more about the Universityâ€™s innovative sustainability programme: www.southampton.ac.uk/susdev/green_academy
*The Russell Group is an association of 24 major UK research-intensive universities, including Oxford, Cambridge, Imperial College London and the London School of Economics.
Year two BSc students on a residential field trip to the Picos de Europa, northern Spain
Research and learning â€œStudying human geography has helped to shape the way I think about the world, my attitudes and values. Each module is unique and research-led and the lecturers give plenty of support. Everyone I met on my course was really friendly and the Geography Society (GeogSoc) is the best!â€? Clare Rimmer BA Geography, 2010
Coring an ice-covered lake in Alaska in collaboration with the University of Alaska, Fairbanks
You will be taught by academics working at the forefront of their fields and learn about worldleading research as it takes place, giving you the kind of education that will put you among the most sought-after graduates. Depending on your chosen programme, you could experience a wide range of innovative learning methods such as field trips, laboratory study, excavations, private and public sector placements, and group projects, all of which are supported by virtual learning environments. You will be challenged intellectually and encouraged to develop your ability to work and learn independently. Through group project work you will gain the transferable skills – such as communication, teamwork and project management – to put your subject knowledge into practice and help you achieve your career aspirations.
Collaborative research investigating emotional labour in the nursery workspace Lauren Irvine completed a final-year research project in 2011 entitled Nursery schools as emotional work spaces which investigated emotional labour and caring practices in day nurseries and which drew upon interviews, participant observation and reflections collected in a field diary. Findings from Lauren’s study formed part of the research discussed in an academic paper published in the journal Social and Cultural Geography in 2012, written by Kate Boyer and Suzanne Reimer, on which Lauren is a co-author.
Exploring Alaskan climate change Following work on identifying fossils from lake sediments in Alaskan lakes, Richard Smith was keen to use this knowledge in his final-year research project. The focus of Richard’s project was to assess whether midge fossils could be used as indicators of methane release from the Arctic lakes and to understand the natural variability of methane release over time. This is a major issue due to methane’s impact on climate change, but little is currently known about its past behaviour. Methane data on the lakes had previously been collected by Southampton Geographers and colleagues at the University of Alaska, Fairbanks. Richard’s laboratory work involved identifying the fossils, synthesising and categorising the lakes according to methane content, and running a range of multivariate analyses on the results. He found that there was clear potential for using midge fossils as indicators of methane release in the past: an important finding with implications for assessing changes of methane release from Arctic lakes over time. Richard’s project won best dissertation in Quaternary Science, a prize administered by the Royal Geographic Society and the Institute for British Geographers (RGS-IBG) for the Quaternary Research Association.
Our academics As an undergraduate student at Southampton, you will be learning from and working with academics at the forefront of their disciplines. Here are just a few of our academics.
1. Dr Sally Hayward Director of Student Support Sally Haywardâ€™s research and teaching focus is on periglacial geomorphology, such as earth hummocks in Norwegian mountains. In addition, as Director of Student Support, she supports the pastoral care offered to all geography students. Sally is dedicated to helping all students make a successful transition from school or college to university-level learning and to fulfil both their personal and academic potential. From the studentâ€™s first day and induction sessions, through skills development in year one and finally to graduation, these early relationships provide a sound foundation for personal understanding and trust while at the University.
2. Dr Samantha Cockings Lecturer in Geography Samantha Cockings uses GIS and spatial analytical methods to model populations. Her research has been used by the Office for National Statistics to create zones for publishing 2011 Census data for England and Wales. She is also developing improved population estimates for specific times of the day, week and season. This exciting work has great potential for applications such as emergency planning, environmental management and health. Samantha also investigates links between environment and health, such as landfill sites, powerlines and water disinfection by-products. Her teaching includes GIS and Geographies of Health and Health Care.
3. Dr Peter Langdon Reader in Palaeoenvironmental Change Pete Langdon likes playing with lake mud and the fossils within, and using them to reconstruct past environmental change. He has developed datasets to allow the reconstruction of past temperatures from lake sediments, as well as assessing changes in lake eutrophication. He has used these
palaeoenvironmental records to provide evidence of multidecadal changes in regional ecosystem services and to test for early warning signals of environmental change in system functioning encourages students to learn about lake and ecosystem functioning and their relationships with environmental change.
4. Dr Jadu Dash Senior Lecturer in Remote Sensing Jadu Dash uses satellite data to quantify the amount and condition of global vegetation and understand how they are responding to changes in climate. He develops models and data processing techniques to measure the start of spring from space and how early/late springs are affecting the amount of carbon uptake by plants. Using long-term weather and satellite data, he is investigating the impact of climate and anthropogenic pressure on agricultural productivity in South East Asia. He works closely with the European Space Agency (ESA) and is involved in developing new data products from current and future satellite sensors. Jaduâ€™s teaching includes explaining how satellite data can be used to monitor global environmental changes at both undergraduate and postgraduate level.
5. Dr Jo Nield Lecturer in Physical Geography Jo Nield is an aeolian geomorphologist who applies innovative techniques, including terrestrial laser scanning and cellular automaton modelling to understand key controls on wind-driven processes in desert regions and how these systems may respond to climate variations. Her research takes her to field sites in Africa, USA and Iceland. When she is not working in the Kalahari or Chihuahuan Deserts, you may find her teaching second-year students in the semi-arid region at the top of the Mt Teide volcano in Tenerife or enabling students to explore dune fields on other planetary bodies (eg Mars and Titan) using computer simulation models.
6. Dr Nick Clarke Lecturer in Human Geography Nick Clarkeâ€™s research covers urban, political, and cultural geography; he is interested in globalisation and its implications for community. Specific research projects have included studies of migration to Australia, ethical consumption, the foreign policies of local governments, and localism in British politics. Nick leads the Berlin field course, which he loves because Berlin is a fascinating city in which to study urban geography, and because he loves the music, politics and cosmopolitan culture of what is a unique city.
6 Further information To find out more about our academics visit www.southampton.ac.uk/geography/staff
Why choose Southampton? Academic excellence
Geography is an exciting, interdisciplinary subject, which makes a dynamic contribution to understanding natural and social environments. Our teaching draws on the research expertise of our staff and examples from the real world that impact on peopleâ€™s lives.
Listening to feedback from our students means we are constantly exploring exciting changes to our programmes including offering more flexibility and choice to enable you to tailor your degree to meet your needs. It is also often possible to transfer between BA and BSc programmes on arrival at Southampton, between semester one and two of year one, or at the end of your first year.
A vibrant community We haveÂ a lively community of around 600 undergraduate and postgraduate students and 35 fulltime academic staff. You will engage with cutting-edge debates and develop a thorough understanding of the processes that are shaping the future of our planet. You will also acquire a range of skills that are highly valued in the national and international job market.
Supportive environment We aim to provide the best possible student experience. In addition to lectures and tutorials, you will take part in fieldwork, both in the UK and abroad. Practical work is embedded in our courses, developing key skills and enhancing employability, and the broad curriculum enables plenty of choice. While we are totally committed to providing an excellent quality of education, we also ensure that our students have fun.
Outstanding resources We offer outstanding facilities to support your learning. These include recently refurbished environmental process laboratories and state-of-theart GIS and Earth Observation facilities. The main University Library has recently undergone a ÂŁ12m refurbishment and provides excellent resources for geographers, including electronic journals, databases and streamed media. Around 1,700 workstations across the University enable easy access to the latest online research and learning resources.
Welcoming diversity The University of Southampton is a diverse, friendly and supportive environment in which to live and learn. More than 3,000 international students from 130 countries choose to study here. We welcome students of all backgrounds and ages to our inclusive student community.
â€œI was looking for a university with an excellent reputation, a wide variety of modules and regular field trips as part of the geography degree. Southampton ticked all these boxes, but it was the large number of modules advertised that really made the course stand out for me.â€? Rachael Evans Geography BSc, 2012
Crossing disciplinary boundaries
La Géode: view from Cité des Sciences et de l’Industrie, Parc de la Villette, Paris–one of the sites studied on our BA Human Geography level 2 fieldtrip
Programme overview Teaching and learning
Enhancing student experience
Geography at Southampton offers an exceptionally interactive and supportive learning environment where you will be encouraged to work both autonomously and as part of a team. We are internationally recognised for the excellence of our teaching and research and we attract students and academics from all over the world. You will be taught by experts in their fields, committed to developing your essential knowledge and skills and your capacity to think critically and imaginatively.
Our degree programmes offer an enhanced student experience, with excellent seminar provision and contact hours for first, second and third year students in the form of individual and small-group meetings and laboratory demonstrations. You will be supported throughout your degree by direct contact with our academics via individual pastoral support, tailored feedback on each semesterâ€™s assessment by your personal tutor, and one-to-one dissertation supervision for your final-year research project.
Year one provides a broad academic foundation, with statistical and computing skills an important element. You will develop your knowledge in year two and attend a compulsory field course overseas. A major part of our programmes is the research project conducted during years two and three. Involving supervised fieldwork or documentary research in the UK or abroad, it is an excellent opportunity to study in depth a topic you find fascinating. In year three you can choose from among 14 advanced option modules, which are drawn from the research interests of our staff.
Geography is naturally interdisciplinary and throughout your degree you will be able to choose from a range of related subjects. Core modules in geography can be supplemented by options from oceanography, environmental sciences, politics, economics, history, sociology, social policy and psychology, while Southamptonâ€™s Curriculum Innovation Programme (CIP) provides an opportunity to study multi-disciplinary modules from across the University. For more information visit: www.southampton.ac.uk/cip.
A major to success We have introduced exciting changes to our single honours programmes to enable you to tailor your degree to your needs. You will be able to choose a minor subject to study alongside your main degree. For more information visit: www.southampton.ac.uk/majorminor
BA Geography L700 In your first year, you will gain a fundamental grounding in human and physical geography, including statistical and computing skills. You will also attend a local one-week field course, exploring the vegetation and stream dynamics of the New Forest and the local, social and economic landscapes of Southampton. Year two involves a balance of core and option modules. You will also attend a specialist second-year field trip where you will develop key research skills as you study the urban landscape of a European city. Recent destinations have included Amsterdam and Paris. The individual research project in years two and three forms a major part of the degree programme. Involving personal fieldwork or documentary research in the UK or abroad, the project enables you to pursue your own particular interests in depth. In year three you will address advanced, cutting-edge issues in geography, while the field option comprises directed and independent small-group projects examining the production of urban space in 20th century Europe. Recent destinations have included Berlin, Barcelona and Geneva. Key information Entry requirements: AAB-ABB IB: 34-32 points, with 17-16 at higher level Programme duration: three years Field trips: year one: non-residential UK field course; year two: overseas field courses; year three: optional advanced fieldwork Careers: our graduates are always in demand for jobs directly geography related, such as environmental management and consultancy, urban and rural planning, GIS and economic development work. They also have a strong employment record in other fields, including financial services, the retail sector, management, marketing, local government, public policy, the civil service, the BBC, education and the voluntary sector
Programme structure Year one Core modules −− −− −− −−
A Global World Dangerous World Society, Culture and Space Geographical, Quantitative and Field Skills
−− Geomorphological Processes −− The Earth System
Year two Core modules −− Introductory GIS −− Practising Human Geographical Research (overseas field course) −− Researching Human Geography: Approaches and Methods
Examples of typical option modules −− −− −− −−
Advanced GIS Cultural Geographies Economic Geography Geographies of Wellbeing
Year three Core modules −− Research project
Examples of typical option modules −− −− −− −− −− −− −− −− −− −− −− −−
Advanced field course Advanced GIS Geography of Disease in the Tropics Environment and Development Gender, Space and Work Geographies of Health and Health Care Geographies of Social Justice, Welfare and Rights Global Urbanism Remote Sensing the Terrestrial Environment Geographies of Retail and Consumption Undergraduate Ambassadors Scheme The Professional Geographer
Modules may be subject to change. For detailed information, please visit www.southampton.ac.uk/geography/l700
Related courses BA Archaeology and Geography VL47 Studying these two subjects together allows you to explore the relationship between the wider landscape and environment and the human societies that inhabited them in the past. This degree is run by Humanities. BSc Population and Geography L701 An innovative collaboration between Social Sciences and Geography this programme links geography with demography and population sciences. This degree is run by Social Sciences.
As part of your first year studies you will examine local, urban landscapes with the support and guidance of our dedicated and passionate team of academics
â€œI enjoyed the freedom to choose a module from outside of my geography degree in my first year because it allowed me to meet new people and learn about a different area of interest. Lots of extra module choices were provided for the second year, attracting people from a wide range of subjects.â€? Rachel Willey BA Geography, 2013
BSc Geography F800 In your first year, you will gain a fundamental grounding in human and physical geography, including statistical and computing skills. You will also attend a local one-week field course, exploring the vegetation and stream dynamics of the New Forest and the local, social and economic landscapes of Southampton. Years two and three have a particular focus on physical geography. Year two involves a balance of core and option modules. You will also attend a field course, funded by the University, where you will be introduced to a range of very different environments and participate in small-group projects. Recent destinations have included Tenerife or the Picos de Europa, northern Spain. The individual research project in years two and three forms a major part of the degree programme. Involving personal fieldwork or documentary research in the UK or abroad, the project enables you to pursue your own particular interests in depth. In year three you will address advanced, cutting-edge issues in geography. The field option offers research in Arolla, Switzerland over 10 days. You will have access to mountain streams, glaciers and alpine landscapes, take part in directed and independent small-group projects, write up and present your data. Key information Entry requirements: AAB-ABB IB: 34-32 points, with 17-16 at higher level Programme duration: three years Field trips: year one: non-residential UK field course; year two: overseas field courses; year three: optional advanced fieldwork Careers: our graduates are always in demand for jobs directly geography related, such as environmental management and consultancy, urban and rural planning, GIS and economic development work. They also have a strong employment record in other fields, including financial services, the retail sector, management, marketing, local government, public policy, the civil service, the BBC, education and the voluntary sector
Programme structure Year one Core modules −− −− −− −− −− −−
A Global World Dangerous World Society, Culture and Space Geographical, Quantitative and Field Skills Geomorphological Processes The Earth System
Year two Core modules −− Environmental Monitoring Techniques −− Introductory GIS −− Research Design, Methods and Techniques in Physical Geography (including overseas field course) −− Remote Sensing for Earth Observation
Examples of typical option modules −− −− −− −− −−
Cultural Geographies Drainage Basin Geomorphology Global Climate Change Quarternary Environmental Change Researching Human Geography: Approaches and Methods
Year three Core module −− Research project
Examples of typical option modules −− Arctic and Alpine Geomorphology −− Arolla Field Course: Geographical Research in Alpine Environments −− Complex Socioecological Systems −− Environment and Development −− Remote Sensing for the Terrestrial Environment −− River Basin Management −− Undergraduate Ambassadors Scheme −− The Professional Geographer
Modules may be subject to change. For detailed information, please visit www.southampton.ac.uk/geography/f800
â€œThe thing that attracted me most was the flexibility of the programme. Optional modules are available every year unlike other universities I looked at, as well as a huge diversity of modules. There is also a focus in the second year on GIS, which is an important skill to gain from a geography degree.â€? Eleanore Heasley BSc Geography, 2013
Developing a range of fieldwork skills is an important part of our programmes
BSc Geography with Geology FF68 In this joint honours programme, geography will form about two-thirds of your study and geology a third. A major attraction is that it allows you to study across conventional disciplinary boundaries and gain an in-depth understanding of two related subjects. The degree enables you to develop your understanding of geology while focusing on key areas of physical geography.
development work. They also have a strong employment record in other fields, including financial services, the retail sector, management, marketing, local government, public policy, the civil service, the BBC, education and the voluntary sector
The focus is on physical geography and geology in year one, with the opportunity to pursue advanced modules in each subject in years two and three. Modules cover aspects of mineral, petroleum and environmental geology and will also provide you with the opportunity to enhance your understanding in areas such as marine sediment transport and active plate tectonics.
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The individual research project in years two and three forms a major part of the degree programme. Involving personal fieldwork or documentary research in the UK or abroad, the project enables you to pursue your own particular interests in depth.
−− Igneous and Metamorphic Petrology −− Structural Geology −− Remote Sensing for Earth Observation
In year three you will address advanced, cutting-edge issues in geography and geology. The field option offers research in Arolla, Switzerland over 10 days. You will have access to mountain streams, glaciers and alpine landscapes, take part in directed and independent small-group projects, write up and present your data.
−− Research project
Programme structure Year one Core modules Dangerous World Earth and Ocean System Geographical, Quantitative and Field Skills The Earth System Geomorphological Process Dynamic Earth
Year two You will attend a local one-week field course in year one, Core modules −− Environmental Monitoring Techniques exploring the vegetation and stream dynamics of the −− Geohazards and Earth resources New Forest and the housing, energy technologies and −− Introductory GIS iconic landmarks of Southampton. In year two, a field −− Research Design, Methods and Techniques in Physical course will introduce you to a range of very different Geography (including overseas field course) environments. Recent destinations have included − − Sedimentary Systems and Processes Tenerife or the Picos de Europa, northern Spain. These courses are funded by the University. Examples of typical option modules
Key information Entry requirements: AAB-ABB , plus a science A-level in addition to geography (eg biology, chemistry, environmental science, geology, mathematics or physics) IB: 32 points, with 16 at higher level Programme duration: three years Field trips: year one: non-residential UK field course; year two: overseas field courses; year three: optional advanced fieldwork Careers: our graduates are always in demand for jobs directly related to their degree, such as environmental management and consultancy, urban and rural planning, GIS and economic
Year three Core module Examples of typical option modules −− −− −− −− −− −− −− −− −− −− −−
Environmental Geology Volcanic and Mantle Processes Global Tectonics Arolla Field Course: Geographical Research in Alpine Environments Complex Socioecological Systems Environment and Development Geography of Disease in the Tropics Paleoecology and Landscape Change Remote Sensing for the Terrestrial Environment River Basin Management The Professional Geographer
Modules may be subject to change. For detailed information, please visit www.southampton.ac.uk/geography/ff68
We continually develop our modules to reflect the changing world we live in
The increasing relevance of geohazards draws on the specialisms and experience of our staff
BSc Geography with Oceanography F8F7 In this joint honours programme, geography will form about two-thirds of your study and oceanography a third. A major attraction is that it allows you to study across conventional disciplinary boundaries and gain an in-depth understanding of two related subjects. You may select a pathway that interests you most from: Physical Oceanography; Biological Oceanography; Chemistry/Palaeoclimate; Sedimentary Oceanography. The modular design of the degree allows you to study a range of scientific disciplines and to specialise in areas of interest. You will study physical geography and your area of interest in oceanography, gaining an in-depth understanding of physical principles and processes of biological, physical, chemical or geological aspects of oceanography. You will attend a local one-week field course in year one, exploring the vegetation and stream dynamics of the New Forest and the housing, energy technologies and iconic landmarks of Southampton. In year two, a field course will introduce you to a range of very different environments. Recent destinations have included Tenerife or the Picos de Europa, northern Spain. These courses are funded by the University. The individual research project in years two and three forms a major part of the degree programme. Involving personal fieldwork or documentary research in the UK or abroad, the project enables you to pursue your own particular interests in depth. In year three you will address advanced, cutting-edge issues in geography and oceanography. The field option offers research in Arolla, Switzerland over 10 days. You will have access to mountain streams, glaciers and alpine landscapes, take part in directed and independent small-group projects, write up and present your data.
Careers: our graduates are always in demand for jobs directly related to their degree, such as hydrology and water resources, environmental management and consultancy, urban and rural planning, GIS and economic development work. They also have a strong employment record in other fields, including financial services, the retail sector, management, marketing, local government, public policy, the civil service, the BBC, education and the voluntary sector
Programme structure Year one Core modules −− −− −− −− −−
Dangerous World Earth and Ocean System Geographical, Quantitative and Field Skills Geomorphological Processes The Earth System
Year two Core modules −− Environmental Monitoring Techniques −− Introductory GIS −− Research Design, Methods and Techniques in Physical Geography
Examples of typical option modules −− −− −− −−
Coastal and Estuarine Oceanography Phytoplankton and Primary Production Global Climate Change Physical Oceanography
Year three Core module −− Research project
Examples of typical option modules −− −− −− −− −−
Zooplankton Ecology and Processes Methods in Oceanography II Large-scale Ocean Processes Aquatic Systems and Environmental Change Arolla Field Course: Geographical Research in Alpine Environments Complex Socioecological Systems Mediterranean Environments and Culture Paleoecology and Landscape Change The Professional Geographer
Entry requirements: AAB-ABB, plus a science A-level in addition to geography (eg biology, chemistry, environmental science, geology, mathematics or physics) IB: 32 points, with 16 at higher level
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Programme duration: three years
Modules may be subject to change. For detailed information, please visit www.southampton.ac.uk/geography/f8f7
Field trips: year one: non-residential UK field course; year two: overseas field courses; year three: optional advanced fieldwork
Our world-leading researchers provide direct input into a stimulating teaching programme
Studying geography with oceanography will enable you to engage directly with important contemporary concerns, including climate change and environmental management
Research project The research project will give you the opportunity to conduct a significant piece of independent research on a topic of your choice. The project usually involves students doing their own fieldwork or document-based research. You will begin preliminary work and data collection towards the end of year two and develop the project over the following months, supervised by a member of staff. You will submit your report before Easter in the final year. An increasing number of students conduct their projects overseas, and many make valuable research contributions to geographical knowledge in their own right.
Year two students studying the geomorphology of Tenerife on a residential field trip
â€œThe field trips have been the highlight of my degree. I have visited the New Forest, Amsterdam and Berlin. People studying for the BSc have been on trips to Tenerife, Arolla and the Picos de Europa. The courses allow you to study a wide range of topics and get hands-on experience conducting your own research out in the field.â€? Steve Beakhust BA Geography, 2011
Fieldwork is one of the most valuable and exciting elements of a geography degree. Day trips and residential courses, ranging from visits to the New Forest to alpine adventures, will enable you to put what you have learned in the lecture hall into practice. Students gain a lot of technical and practical skills from their field trips, which are often the highlight of their degrees.
Student comments on a field trip to the Picos de Europa, 2011: “The tours allowed us to see the features for ourselves. The fact that we were encouraged to come up with our own project ideas was amazing. It really allowed us to get into a geography research mindset.”
Field courses in the first year are based in the UK and introduce you to a range of general techniques. Secondyear field courses take place overseas. They develop more focused techniques specific to your particular degree and prepare you for your research project. The University pays for these compulsory trips in the first and second years, so, apart from incidental expenses in the field, they are free of charge to students.
“Overall, the trip was fantastic. The most beneficial aspect was the interaction with the lecturers and being able to obtain advice whenever needed. The range of projects offered allowed the learning in multiple disciplines and were a great opportunity to think about future paths to follow.”
In year three, you may select advanced fieldwork modules in either human or physical geography. These are based at centres outside the UK and have recently included Barcelona, Berlin and Geneva.
“Working with different people widened my thoughts and ideas. I really dislike public speaking; however, being in a situation where you needed to do a presentation has made me feel more confident. The contact with the lecturers and having smaller group sessions with them was really beneficial as they challenged you to be constantly thinking!”
All field trips are accompanied by Geography and Environment academic staff and postgraduate students and provide a wide range of research topics with which you can actively engage. They offer an invaluable opportunity for you to get to know your peers and academic staff and are a fantastic environment in which to interact and learn about geography in a practical context.
Student comments on a year three BA field trip to Berlin, 2013:
“This module was so interesting! It really challenged the mind to think in a different way. I would definitely recommend it to all geographers that are interested in finding new ways to approach social science issues. It was an enjoyable and very detailed trip that required huge amounts of concentration, energy and motivation. It is not for the faint hearted!”
Further information Listen to our students sharing their fieldtrip experiences, visit www.southampton.ac.uk/geography/fieldwork
Practical engagement plays a key role as a learning experience
Teaching, learning and assessment Teaching and learning
Assessment and feedback
We employ a wide range of teaching methods, including lectures, seminars and supervisions. Lectures are a way of passing on knowledge and enthusiasm for a subject and act as a springboard for independent study. Smallgroup meetings such as supervisions and seminars will provide you with an opportunity to discuss lecture material in more depth, and are a helpful forum for enhancing study skills and developing verbal and written work.
There are various methods of assessment, depending on the module. These include:
Acquiring statistical, laboratory and computational skills will be an essential part of your course. Computer practicals develop skills in data analysis, computer graphics, word processing and spreadsheets. Work in the laboratory will introduce you to practical analytical skills. Fieldwork for all first- and second-year students provides a strong and enjoyable basis for engagement with advanced-level option modules in the third year. The courses also offer exciting opportunities to work as a team with different people in the UK and overseas. We will encourage you to give feedback about your experience that we will use to shape and implement improvements. Listening to feedback from our students means that we are constantly exploring exciting changes to our programmes, including offering more flexibility and choice to enable you to tailor your degree to meet your needs.
– essays and reports – fieldwork reports – oral presentations – practical exercises – websites and research posters – written examinations The modules you choose will have a range of different assessment methods, and coursework (in contrast with written exams) may comprise between 30 and 100 per cent of a module. You will receive written feedback on all assessed work.
Pastoral support Pastoral care is an important part of the University’s culture. A personal tutor will be assigned to you when you first arrive at Southampton. Their role is to provide you with support should you have any academic or personal problems during your time here. A student -support manager will see you if you need to talk something through. We are very proud of the achievements of Dr Sally Hayward, our Director of Student Support, who has gained recognition for her role with a student nominated award for ‘Best Academic Support’. The Student Office is open every day during termtime. Staff will answer your questions, take in your coursework and provide you with all the information you need.
Learning environment We have a spirit of research that is firmly embedded in our culture, which helps to set us apart from other universities. It is this environment that makes studying here a unique and exciting experience. Libraries Our facilities are among the best in the country. The Hartley Library on the Highfield Campus is one of the leading research libraries in the UK. Facilities include a state-of-the-art learning centre, with consultation rooms, ‘walk in’ internet access, a language study area with computers linked to software for a range of languages, a café and a study lounge. The Hartley Library houses specialist collections including the Broadland Archives, the papers of the Duke of Wellington, world-renowned collections relating to Jewish history and culture, and the Ford Collection of British Official Parliamentary Publications.
Research centres and facilities With a reputation for linking fundamental research with real-world applications, Southampton is home to cutting-edge research centres that consistently break new ground. Our research centres have strong links with business, industry and government. For example, our National Oceanography Centre Southampton provides large-scale infrastructure and support for the entire
Further information To find out more about our research centres and facilities, visit www.southampton.ac.uk/geography/ research/facilities
UK marine research community while collaborating with the oil, gas and communications industries. We also strive to bring together national and international experts to address critical issues facing society. This is the case with our Institute for Life Sciences where biosciences help tackle issues such as climate change and human health. All our research centres at Southampton focus on global challenges that really impact on society. Our Optoelectronics Research Centre focuses on photonics research, and the centre has played a major role in developing the optical telecommunications technology that underpins the internet. Other facilities include the Southampton Wind Tunnels for aerodynamics testing, yacht and sail design and the University’s supercomputer, one of the most powerful university-owned supercomputers in the UK. We also have our own flight simulator; the Southampton Flight Simulator is unique in the UK, developed by students, for students. It is a state-ofthe-art facility and first-year undergraduates can learn to fly, from take-off through to landing, putting theory from lectures into practice.
Geography and Environment facilities Our various laboratories and other facilities are the backbone of our rigorous research on environmental processes and modelling, palaeoecology, GIS and remote sensing. Following a major laboratory refurbishment, we offer a fully equipped, purpose-built student teaching laboratory for palaeoenvironmental and geomorphological analysis. We also have a dedicated geo-computational facility with state-of-the art remote sensing, GIS programmes for large-volume data processing and modelling tasks, with specialist technical and computation advice and support as well as a specialised laboratory for field spectroscopy to undertake detailed remote sensing investigations. The GeoData Institute provides an extensive range of generic and bespoke courses to develop skills in GIS and associated technologies. Research infrastructure in the Paleoenvironmental and Environmental Processes Laboratories enables the integration of the fundamental scientific processes of data collection, processing, analysis and visualisation from a range of different environments. Equipment includes a scanning electron microscope (SEM) with geochemical analytic capability, two terrestrial laser scanners, differential GPS and robotic total station. Our field equipment includes a range of sediment corers and a boat equipped with a depth sounder and sub-bottom profiling system(CHIRP). The Chilworth Experimental Hydraulic Flume (pictured) is an important asset for our research activities in environmental processes and change.
Students undertaking practical work on Geographyâ€™s experimental flume
Employability and careers A geography degree from Southampton will give you valuable knowledge and marketable skills for the future. Our graduates have gone on to successful careers in a wide range of fields, including environmental management and planning, financial services, property development, local and central government, research, consultancy and teaching. Many of todayâ€™s most pressing concerns emerge from the intersection of social and natural processes â€“ think of climate change, deforestation, overpopulation and resource management. Geographers are ideally positioned to analyse, understand and address these issues. The project management and communication skills you will develop are also in demand. Geography is a broad and inclusive subject, which examines the environmental make-up, cultural traditions and political dynamics of our diverse world. You will understand how environmental and social processes create impacts at different scales and environments from villages to megacities, oceans and deserts, tropical rainforests and polar ice fields. You will also develop skills in critical analysis, problemsolving, teamworking and independent research. The fact that geographers straddle the natural and social sciences will give you particular advantages in the job market where problems need to be assessed from different perspectives.
As part of our suite of programmes we also run an optional Professional Geographer module for third year students which aims to provide the practical skills needed to enhance employability and to prepare students for professional life. The Universityâ€™s careers service, Career Destinations, offers face-to-face guidance and has an excellent library and online resources. Geography and Environment also provides a series of career-related workshops, featuring external speakers from a wide range of employers in the public and private sectors. In addition, geographers participate in the Graduate Passport Scheme, an award that provides formal recognition of extra curricular activities such as community volunteering. This scheme, acknowledged in a certificate and transcript of activities undertaken, will enable you to develop your personal attributes in ways that will greatly enhance your future career prospects.
Further information To find out more about range of careers our students have gone on to, visit www.southampton.ac.uk/geography/ alumni/our_alumni.page
â€œThe University helps students find placements and internships that complement our studies, which is brilliant. The fact that these opportunities are relevant to our degrees not only makes us stronger candidates, but they are experiences we can really enjoy.â€? James Hemingway BA Geography, 2013
â€œMy joint honours degree allowed me to do 50 per cent of my modules at the National Oceanography Centre Southampton. This gave me experience of the geological field, which includes oil and gas exploration and mining, as well as organisational and geographical skills (GIS and management).â€? Ben Lord BSc Geography and Geology, 2005 Now signal processing engineer for an oil and gas exploration company
“I had always wanted to pursue a field with a clear career “My human geography degree enabled me to learn about the history, culture, languages and social movements path, diverse work schedule and opportunities to that give rise to the everyday fabric of places. I’m now travel. Town planning offered all of these things. I am working as an events coordinator for an IT journalism now employed by a successful planning consultancy company in Sydney, Australia. My degree played a in south-west London. My work involves project significant role in giving me the tools, support and managing teams of land use professionals and open-mindedness to approach this opportunity with negotiating with local planning authorities to achieve confidence.” planning permission for a range of residential and commercial developments across the country.” Kirstin Coughtrie BA Geography, 2005 Sophie Hill Now working in IT and new media BSc Geography, 2002 Now working in town planning
“My studies kept me open-minded about which career path to take, but I was keen to develop skills in a variety of business functions in the competitive retail sector. A geography degree has been valuable in a whole range of ways: the research project prepared me for structuring financial and personnel reports, while group work provided valuable experience of collating information through different channels and working with people. Field trips and practical classes taught me about information gathering in the field and producing accurate and concise reports.”
My geography degree has definitely opened doors for me. The broad range of topics studied and issues covered helped to open my eyes to new interests and career paths. Without my degree I wouldn’t have the graduate job I have now. I am working as a submissions writer for a large civil engineering company within a team of writers who research and produce bids to win large engineering contracts. Liz Stimson BSc geography, 2010 Now working in water research
Nick Dyson BA Geography, 2004 Now working as a retail manager
“The mixed skills that I developed from my Southampton Geography degree were invaluable in helping me secure a place on the Tesco Technology Leadership Graduate Scheme. By offering a varied and “I am currently working on a €11m project funded by the challenging degree, it provided me with the mix of European Commission, coordinating 37 partners from technical, critical and interpersonal skills required to succeed in a global organisation.” across Europe and ensuring that work gets delivered on time and on budget. I work on a daily basis with the Amy Flavell major players in the European satellite and mapping BSc Geography with Geology, 2012 industry. The organisational and communication skills Now part of the Tesco Technology Leadership I developed at Southampton, together with a certain Graduate Scheme level of confidence, attention to detail and background knowledge from my course, have been particularly valuable for me in this role.” Natalie Levin BSc Geography, 2005 Now working with GIS
Applying and funding We are committed to making our admissions fair and transparent. Higher education at Southampton is open to all students with the necessary skills and ability, regardless of age, background or financial circumstances. General entry requirements
Tuition fees and funding
To apply for undergraduate study you must satisfy our general entry requirements and any specific requirements of your chosen programme. Typical entry requirements for applicants with GCE A levels can be found online.
The University will set fees for 2014/15 when the government establishes limits for tuition fees. For 2013/14, the University set the tuition fee at £9,000, but we offer a large number of generous fee waivers and bursaries for eligible students.
Geography entry requirements
For students from lower income families, these financial packages will be based on household income supplied to us by the Student Loans Company.
Normally our A-level entry requirement is within the range AAB–ABB, with one of these A levels in Geography. Our offer will also incorporate recognition of the Extended Project Qualification. IB: 34–32 points, with 17–16 at higher level Scottish Highers: AAABB–ABBBB European Baccalaureate: 80% BTEC and Access: applications considered on individual merit
How to apply Apply online at www.ucas.com, the website for UCAS, the Universities and Colleges Admissions Service. Our UCAS code name is SOTON and our number is S27. All students should apply between 1 September 2013 and 15 January 2014. If you are an international student from outside the UK or EU, we may consider your application up until 30 June 2014; however, we cannot guarantee there will be vacancies on our courses after the January deadline.
Admissions policy 1. The University of Southampton will: −− recruit students from a wide range of backgrounds, who we believe have the potential to complete their programmes successfully −− attract applicants who enjoy the challenge of forward thinking, the excitement of research findings and our high education standards −− foster a diverse learning community in which our students will meet people from different cultures, thereby enhancing their skills of critical reasoning, teamwork and communication 2. The University is committed to a system of admissions that ensures fairness, transparency and equal opportunities within the legal framework of the UK and best practice. All reasonable effort will be made to ensure that no prospective or existing student is unreasonably treated.
Your tuition fee may cover compulsory course costs, such as field trips and laboratory clothing; however, a contribution may be necessary towards certain elements. Please check with the Admissions team for more details. Visit our website for the latest information on tuition fees before you submit your UCAS form for entry in the 2014/15 academic year. Students who have applied for a deferred place in 2013/14 will be eligible for the 2014/15 tuition fees and support. If you are a UK student starting a higher education course in 2014/15, you can apply for loans to help pay for both fees and maintenance. For more details, visit www.southampton.ac.uk/money For up-to-date information on tuition fees for international students, visit our website.
Scholarships and bursaries The University offer a variety of scholarships and progression awards to the most talented students across our subject areas. For full eligibility criteria and up-to-date information, visit www.southampton.ac.uk/scholarships We also offer a generous range of bursaries designed to help UK undergraduate students in the most financial need. For more details and up-to-date information, visit www.southampton.ac.uk/bursaries
Contact us Tel: +44 (0)23 80593760 Email: UGapply.firstname.lastname@example.org visit www.southampton.ac.uk/geography
International undergraduates The University has a thriving international community. In 2010/11 our student body included 5,000 EU and international students from more than 130 countries.
Staff from our International Office attend educational exhibitions around the world as well as making numerous visits overseas and to colleges in the UK. Face-to-face contact is the best way of getting to know the University, so if you are unable to visit us in Southampton, make sure that you book an appointment to meet us at one of the exhibitions. For full details of locations and timings of our overseas visits, please contact the International Office.
We have three specialist academic advisors, whose role is to support our international students with their studies. The Studentsâ€™ Union Advice Centre also provides cultural and personal support.
We provide advice and information to anyone who is considering applying to Southampton. Our aim is to make the process of joining the University as simple as possible. Visit our website, which has information available in many languages, for an introduction to the University.
Welcoming our international students Before leaving home and arriving in the UK, there are a number of things you should do to prepare for university life. These include having the right documentation, filling in forms and registering for various services and programmes. Make sure you read our information for international students on our website, or contact the International Office for advice.
Visas Before you come to study in the UK, it is essential that you find out about the UKâ€™s immigration procedures and how they will affect you. Our website provides information on student visas, police registration, working in the UK and links to other useful websites. www.southampton.ac.uk/visas
English language requirements If English is not your first language, you will need to demonstrate that you have reached a satisfactory standard in an approved English language test. For the majority of our courses we require an IELTS level of 6.5 or equivalent, achieved in the past two years. If you need to improve your English language skills, you can apply to our pre-sessional English language courses. For more information on general English Language requirements please visit our website.
International Welcome Programme We encourage all new international undergraduates to register for our Welcome Programme, specifically designed for international students. This takes place in September each year and includes general events to introduce you to our facilities, subject-specific events to begin your academic induction, and a range of social and cultural activities. The programme offers practical information and presents an opportunity to meet staff and other students. On certain dates before the beginning of the academic year, we arrange to meet new international students from London Heathrow Airport (Meet and Greet Service). Our representatives will be there to meet you and transport you directly to the University for the Welcome Programme. www.southampton.ac.uk/welcome
Contact us International Office Tel: +44 (0)23 8059 9699 Email: email@example.com www.southampton.ac.uk/international
“Geography has one of the largest student intakes each year, which means that there are literally hundreds of like-minded geographers to meet. GeogSoc is the University’s second largest society and hosts many events.” Steve Beakhust BA Geography, 2011
Student life The University of Southampton’s six campuses all offer a friendly, vibrant and diverse atmosphere for work and leisure. Campuses Our main Highfield Campus, in the north of Southampton, is home to the Students’ Union, the Jubilee Sports Centre, the Hartley Library, a 330-seat Uniplex cinema and three leading arts venues: The Nuffield Theatre, the Turner Sims concert hall and the John Hansard Gallery. A few minutes’ walk from Highfield is Avenue Campus, which houses most disciplines within Humanities, and the Centre for Language Study. It has a library, lecture theatres, focused study spaces and catering amenities. Three miles west of Highfield is Southampton General Hospital, one of the country’s leading teaching hospitals and the base for Medicine. The campus offers modern laboratories, computer suites, refurbished lecture theatres, catering facilities and a specialist health services library. Located on the city’s waterfront, the National Oceanography Centre Southampton is one of the world’s leading research centres for the study of ocean and Earth sciences. The campus has its own fitness suite, sports hall and catering facilities. Winchester School of Art is located 12 miles north of Southampton, in Winchester city centre. The campus provides purpose-designed studios and workshops, an extensive specialist library, Students’ Union facilities, a café and a well-stocked art supplies shop. Our branch campus for engineering is in EduCity, Iskandar in Malaysia and benefits from innovative world-class facilities for engineering and full access to the learning resources at our UK campuses. It offers undergraduate students the opportunity to study in a safe international environment.
We also offer a wide range of water sports to cater for everyone, from beginners to elite athletes. You can also take part in a whole host of clubs and societies, from snowboarding and mountain biking to photography and philosophy. Whatever your interests, SUSU organises a diverse range of events and activities to keep you entertained. Our societies range from the cultural and course related, to the international, sporting and political.
Accommodation With 20 halls of residence and first-class facilities it’s no wonder our accommodation is so popular. We have more than 5,000 places in 20 halls that provide a wide range of living arrangements that all offer excellent value for money. Our halls vary in size, character and facilities, but they all provide the same high-quality accommodation in a safe, diverse, inclusive environment. We have accommodation specifically for undergraduates, from standard packages to self-catered studio flats. We also have a limited number of properties suitable for couples and families. If you are a UK or EU student, we welcome your application for a place in halls, which we allocate subject to availability. If we are unable to offer you a place in halls, we can give you help and advice on securing private rented accommodation.
International students If you are a full-time registered international undergraduate student, you are guaranteed an offer in halls for your first year of study, provided that you are unaccompanied, live outside Southampton and we receive your accommodation application by the advertised deadline.
Social life As an undergraduate student you will automatically become a member of Southampton University’s Students’ Union (SUSU), one of the largest in the UK. The Students’ Union provides a range of places to eat great food, hear top bands, see the latest films and get information and advice. The Jubilee Sports Centre houses a 25m swimming pool, badminton and squash courts and a fitness studio. Our outdoor facilities include eight tennis courts, two floodlit synthetic turf pitches and a number of grass pitches.
Southampton and region Southampton is a thriving modern city, steeped in history and culture. Just over an hour south of London, Southampton has excellent transport links with the rest of the UK.
A lively city Close to the city centre, the University forms an integral part of this dynamic, multicultural city. Our location offers a vibrant mix of recreation, culture and entertainment – from restaurants, cafés, bars and nightclubs to cinemas, sports facilities, internationally acclaimed arts venues and one of the south of England’s top shopping centres. The University is next to Southampton Common, a protected Site of Special Scientific Interest with extensive areas of public open space and managed woodland. Whether you fancy a lunch with friends or dancing into the small hours, Southampton has the right venue. From intimate lounge bars and roof terraces to Leisure World, which houses a casino, bowling alley, several restaurants and bars, a 13-screen cinema and two nightclubs, there is something for everyone. Historic Oxford Street is home to Southampton’s finest restaurants, but wherever you are in the city you will be spoiled for choice, with restaurants offering a wide variety of cuisines from across the
globe and catering for every budget. In the city centre you will also find West Quay, one of the south coast’s top shopping centres. Whatever your musical tastes there are great venues in Southampton for live music. The Joiners, for example, is known for up-and-coming bands – Coldplay, Oasis and Radiohead all played there before they were famous. The Guildhall is a multi-purpose venue that stages jazz and rock as well as a range of contemporary and classical music.
A connected city Just over an hour from central London, Southampton has excellent transport links with the rest of the UK and internationally, by road, rail, sea and air. The city is serviced by two mainline train stations, with direct trains to London Waterloo and within easy reach of the Eurostar at St Pancras International. Southampton Airport offers regular flights to UK and major European destinations. Our own award-winning uni-link bus service connects all Southampton campuses and halls of residence, the city centre, the airport and both railway stations. Less than half an hour from Southampton is the New Forest National Park, with vast open heathland and beautiful forest. The resorts of Bournemouth and Poole are just down the coast, while a short ferry ride
Southampton offers a vibrant mix of recreation, culture and entertainment
takes you to the Isle of Wight, which hosts Skandia Cowes Week, the largest and most prestigious international sailing regatta in the world.
A historic city Southampton has a fascinating history. It was from here in 1415 that Henry V set sail for Agincourt. The Pilgrim Fathers first set sail from here in 1620 on their historic journey to the New World, and the ill-fated Titanic sailed from Southampton in 1912. Southampton has a rich aviation heritage, with the Spitfire, the fighter aircraft that won the Battle of Britain, developed in the region in the 1930s. As well as an area of outstanding natural beauty, the New Forest has a fascinating history. Created in 1079 by William the Conqueror as an area for hunting deer, it became an important source of timber for the Royal Navy. Today the forest retains many historical rural practices, such as pasturing of ponies, cattle, pigs and donkeys in the open forest by local inhabitants, known historically as the ‘commoners’.
A modern city Today, Southampton has one of the biggest commercial ports in Europe, and the city is known across the world as the home of the giant cruise liners, Queen Mary 2 and Queen Victoria.
Southampton’s thriving port handles in excess of 42 million tonnes of cargo annually. It is the cruise industry capital of northern Europe and is engaged in sustained and continued city centre development that continually strives to improve its already enviable facilities. Its coastal location means that Southampton offers a vast range of opportunities for sport and leisure, with waterfront marinas and a major focus on water sports, sailing and ocean racing. The city hosts the largest on-water boat show in Europe – the annual Southampton Boat Show.
Winchester The historic city of Winchester – England’s ancient capital – is just 12 miles north of Southampton, and is home to the University’s internationally renowned Winchester School of Art. Popular for its bustling shopping streets and spectacular architecture, Winchester is perhaps best known for its 11th century cathedral and the Great Hall, which houses the mysterious Round Table of King Arthur. The city’s rich cultural heritage is complemented by a lively atmosphere and a wide variety of pubs and restaurants, museums, theatres and galleries.
Visiting the University If you would like to visit the University before applying, we run Open Days every year in July and September. These events provide an opportunity to find out more about the University and meet staff and students. For details visit www.southampton.ac.uk/visit
Geography visits If you receive an offer you will be invited to attend a Geography Visit Day. These provide an opportunity to learn more about our programmes and the learning environment here at Southampton. The schedule normally consists of a subject talk, â€˜tasterâ€™ sessions in both human and physical geography, the opportunity to discuss your chosen course in small groups with academic staff, a chance to meet current students, a careers and employability overview and an optional tour of a hall of residence. Visit days run from December through to March. Geography and Environment University of Southampton Highfield Campus, Southampton SO17 1BJ United Kingdom Tel: +44 (0)23 8059 3760 Email:UGapply.firstname.lastname@example.org www.southampton.ac.uk/geography
How to get here By rail Fast trains from London and Bournemouth/Weymouth stop at Winchester, Southampton Central and Southampton Airport Parkway. Trains from Portsmouth and Bristol/ M27 (west or east) – leave M27 at South Wales stop at Southampton junction 5 (Southampton Airport) and Central. The uni-link U1 bus service follow map/signs to University campuses. runs between Southampton Central Winchester M3 – exit M3 at junction and Southampton Airport Parkway via 9 or 10. the University. By road Southampton M3 – exit M3 at junction 14, following signs for Southampton (A33). Follow the A33 into Bassett Avenue and follow map/signs to University campuses.
By coach Southampton coach station is at Western Esplanade, in the city centre. uni-link U1 buses connect the University’s Southampton campuses and the city centre. By air Southampton Airport is about 20 minutes from the Southampton campuses by bus or taxi. There is a full UK domestic service, as well as flights to mainland Europe and the Channel Islands.
Relevant web links are shown throughout the Geography and Environment undergraduate prospectus. Please also consult www.southampton.ac.uk/geography online for further details and/or any changes which have appeared since first publication of the Geography and Environment undergraduate prospectus or phone +44 (0) 23 8059 3760 for more information.
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