This degree is focused from the very start on physical geography.
You will develop a deep understanding of the processes that shape our planet and how they impact on human activities.
You will become skilled in an array of techniques for investigating and measuring the natural environment and develop high levels of practical skills through:
You explore some of the key environmental issues facing our world today, as well as learning Earth science concepts and techniques, with an emphasis on how landscapes evolve.
Geography at Newcastle ranks 10th overall in the UK for research (Research Excellence Framework 2014) and in the top 50 universities in the world in the QS World University Rankings by Subject 2015.
Fieldwork is important throughout this degree. You will take part in:
The North East provides an ideal environment in which to study physical geography and you'll take regular day trips to explore:
We are also only an hour from the Lake District, the Scottish Borders and the North York Moors, expanding the superb landscapes we engage with as part of your degree.
UK and EU students have the chance to broaden their academic experience by taking part in a study abroad exchange through the Erasmus scheme.
You can study abroad in a European country for between three and nine months.
We have partner institutions throughout Europe (some of which teach in English).
Recent students have studied in: