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Thinking of doing a geography degree?

Study Geography provides a variety of resources to help you consider a degree in geography.

The application period for full-time higher education courses using UCAS opens on 15 September and closes on 15 January every year.


Why study geography »

Why study geography

Find out the benefits of studying geography in Higher Education. 

Learn about what you will study, the skills you will gain, and access the I'm a Geographer supplement (PDF) from Geographical.

Choosing a course »

Choosing a course

There are many questions you need to consider to find the course that is right for you.

Use our Directory of UK Geography Courses and find out about Key Information Sets.


Apply successfully »

Apply successfully

Our guide to making a successful application for your chosen course.

Read advice on how to write a personal statement and how to use open days.


Taking a gap year »

Taking a gap year

What you should consider if you are thinking of taking a gap year.

Use our Gap Year Planning Toolkit.


Undergraduate views »

Undergraduate views

Find out what geography undergraduates think about studying geography, and read about their experiences of field research in Tales from the Field


Careers with geography »

Careers with geography

Discover what career options a geography degree will give you.

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