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Progressing with geography to university

Choosing a geography course at university

More than 80 universities offer over 1,400 geography related degrees. You can apply to up to five courses through UCAS.

Choosing which universities to apply to is obviously an important decision. The chances of obtaining a realistic offer depend on choosing universities which are looking for people with your interests, academic record and background. In making your choice, there are many factors you need to take into account.

Our Study Geography pages include a diretcory of university geography courses, guidance on how to choose the right course for you and useful hints and tips about geography at university.

Making an application for geography at university

Once you have decided where you would like to study and which courses you are most interested in, you must then complete the application process. Applications for full time higher education are conducted online using the UCAS application system.

Our Study Geography pages include advice on how to write a good UCAS application, feedback from admissions tutors and information about being invited to an interview.

The student experience of studying geography at university

Do you want to know what it is like to actually study geography in higher education?

We asked geography undergraduates for their advice about choosing a course, what tips they thought you should know about living and studying at university, and what they enjoyed the most about doing a geography degree.

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