The Society’s course accreditation scheme offers recognition to undergraduate and integrated Masters degree programmes. The scheme is linked to the QAA Subject Benchmark Statement for geography and assesses how programmes deliver the knowledge, understanding and skills expected of high quality geography graduates.
Congratulations to the latest nine programmes to be accredited and approved by the Society’s Council. The total number of accredited courses is now 133 across 46 institutions and 60% of geography departments in the UK have accredited courses.
The latest geography programmes to be accredited are:
University of Edinburgh
• BSc (Hons) Geography
• MA (Hons) Geography
Liverpool John Moores University
• BSc Geography
University of St Andrews
• MA Geography
• BA Geography
• BSc Geography
• BSc Geography and Geo-informatics
Including a year in industry or year abroad
University of Winchester
Find out more about the Society’s accreditation scheme.
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