This unique degree produces scientifically-trained graduates who are skilled in the use of environmental-monitoring techniques to collect data about the world around us.
You will experience a hands-on approach to geography, developing 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.
You'll benefit from our reputation as a world top 50 university for geography, fantastic facilities and long history of teaching and research excellence.
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 2014.
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: