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Your 24-page guide to studying geography at university
Find out more about choosing geography at GCSE and A Level, geography at university, and the career paths that geography opens up
We are joined by Chris Mason, BBC journalist and host for Brexitcast (now Newscast) and the BBC Radio 4 show Any Questions?
Tristan Shearing works as a London Surveyor for Ordnance Survey (OS)
A selection of useful links to support the teaching of data skills in geography
Geographical data skills are valued in many workplaces. Watch the videos and view a series of workplace case studies
Careers brochure and poster
"I’ve always had a fascination with the world around me, from reading as a child and discovering far-off wonders and different cultures and ways of life"
"I really enjoyed studying geography at school and my teachers encouraged me to continue through A Level to university"
"Throughout school I decided to study the subjects I enjoyed the most, taking geography, history, law and maths for A Level. I really enjoyed geography at this level and this prompted my application for a BA in Geography at the University of Durham"
"Geography was always my favourite subject at school. I had a great teacher who was able to bring every topic alive in some way, and continued my interest on to study at Royal Holloway, University of London"
"I studied BSc Geography with Economics at London School of Economics, and then to further enhance my skills studied a Master’s in Project and Enterprise at University College London"
"I studied geography at GCSE, A Level and through to BA Geography at Plymouth University"
"Geography was my favourite subject at school. I decided to study for a BSc in Environmental Science, at the University of East Anglia, which is a more focused physical geography degree"
"I studied Geography at GCSE and A Level and went onto graduate in 2007 with a 2.1 in Geography with Ecology (BSc Hons) from Sussex University"
River and coastal fieldwork approaches that are directly relevant to ‘real-world’ professional industries, career paths, and activities
Find out more about studying geography at GCSE and A Level, geography at university and career paths
Browse resources for higher education providers, both from the Society and other organisations
Your guide to studying geography at university
Talking to geographers about the work that they’re doing and topics they’re passionate about
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