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Important: Programme accreditation is voluntary and optional. This means that some UK geography programmes aren’t accredited even if they meet the criteria, or they may be accredited by other organisations. There are many excellent degree programmes delivered by UK universities which do not have accreditation. Below is a directory of three or four year programmes currently accredited by the Royal Geographical Society (with IBG).

Institution and programme name

Accreditation valid until

   

University of Aberdeen

 

BSc Geography

December 2023

MA Geography

December 2023

   

Aberystwyth University

 

BSc Geography

December 2022

   +/- integrated year in industry

 

   +/- integrated year studying abroad

 

   English medium

 

   Welsh medium

 

MSci Geography

December 2022

BSc Physical Geography

December 2022

   +/- integrated year in industry

 

   +/- integrated year studying abroad

 

MSci Physical Geography

December 2022

BA Human Geography

December 2022

   +/- integrated year in industry

 

   +/- integrated year studying abroad

 

MSci Human Geography

December 2022

   

Bangor University

 

BA Geography

June 2023

BSc Geography

June 2023

MGeog Geography

June 2023

   

Bath Spa University

 

BSc (Hons) Geography

June 2023

BSc (Hons) Geography (Physical)

June 2023

BA (Hons) Geography (Human)

June 2023

BSc (Hons) Global Development and Sustainability

June 2023

   

Bishop Grosseteste University

 

BA Geography

December 2024

   

Bournemouth University

 

BSc Geography

December 2024

   

University of Brighton

 

BA (Hons) Geography

December 2022

   +/- sandwich year

 

BSc (Hons) Geography

December 2022

   +/- sandwich year

 

BSc (Hons) Geography with Remote Sensing and GIS

December 2022

   +/- sandwich year

 
   

University of Bristol

 

BSc Geography

December 2022

BSc Geography with Study in Continental Europe

December 2022

BSc Geography with Study Abroad

December 2022

BSc Geography with Quantitative Research Methods

December 2022

MSci Geography

December 2022

MSci Geography with Innovation

December 2022

MSci Geography with Quantative Research Methods (QRM)

June 2023

   

Cardiff University

 

BSc Geography (Human)

December 2023

   

University of Central Lancashire

 

BA (Hons) Geography

June 2023

   +/- foundation year

 

BSc (Hons) Geography

December 2022

   +/- foundation year

 
   

University of Chester

 

BSc Geography

June 2023

   +/- foundation year

 
   

Coventry University

 

BA Geography

June 2023

BSc Geography

June 2023

   

University of Derby

 

BSc (Hons) Geography

December 2023

   +/- sandwich placement

 
   

University of Dundee

 

MA (Hons) Geography

June 2025

BSc (Hons) Geography

June 2025

MA (Hons) Environmental Science and Geography

June 2025

BSc (Hons) Environmental Science and Geography

June 2025

   

University of East Anglia

 

BA Geography

June 2023

   +/- year in industry

 

BSc Geography

June 2023

   +/- year in industry

 
   

 University of Edinburgh

 

 BSc (Hons) Geography

 June 2024

 MA (Hons) Geography

 June 2024

   

University of Glasgow

 

BSc Geography

December 2022

MA Geography

December 2022

MA (Soc Sci)

December 2022

   

University of Gloucestershire

 

BA Geography

December 2022

BSc Geography

December 2022

   

Harper Adams University

 

BSc / BSc (Hons) Geography and Environmental Management

December 2023

   

University of Hertfordshire

 

BSc (Hons) Geography

December 2022

   +/- sandwich placement

 

   +/- study abroad

 

BSc (Hons) Human Geography

December 2022

   +/- sandwich placement

 

   +/- study abroad

 

BSc Physical Geography

December 2022

   +/- sandwich placement

 

   +/- study abroad

 

BSc Human Geography and Environmental Studies

December 2022

   +/- sandwich placement

 

   +/- study abroad

 
   

University of Hull

 

BA Geography

June 2023

   +/- foundation year

 

   +/- study abroad year

 

BA Human Geography

June 2023

   +/- foundation year

 

   +/- study abroad year

 

BSc Geography

June 2023

   +/- foundation year

 

   +/- study abroad year

 

BSc Physical Geography

June 2023

   +/- foundation year

 

   +/- study abroad year

 
   

Keele University

 

BA Geography (Single Honours)

December 2022

BSc Geography (Single Honours)

December 2022

BA Human Geography (Single Honours)

December 2022

BSc Physical Geography (Single Honours)

December 2022

   

King’s College London

 

BA Geography

June 2025

BSc Geography

June 2025

   

Kingston University London

 

BA Geography

December 2022

   +/- sandwich year

 

BSc Geography

December 2022

   +/- sandwich year

 

BSc Geography with Business

December 2022

BA Human Geography

December 2022

   +/- sandwich year

 

BSc Physical Geography

December 2022

   +/- placement

 
   

Lancaster University

 

BA (Hons) Geography

December 2023

   +/- study abroad year

 

MArts (Hons) Geography

December 2023

   +/- study abroad year

 

BSc (Hons) Geography

December 2023

   +/- study abroad year

 

MSci (Hons) Geography

December 2023

   +/- study abroad year

 

MSci (Hons) Geography (Professional Experience)

December 2023

   

University of Leeds

 

BA Geography

December 2022

   +/- year abroad

 

   +/- year in industry

 

BSc Physical Geography

December 2022

   +/- year abroad

 

   +/- year in industry

 
   

University of Leicester

 

BA Geography

June 2025

   +/- study abroad year

 

BSc Geography

June 2025

   +/- study abroad year

 

   

University of Lincoln

 

BA Geography

December 2023

BSc Geography

December 2023

   

University of Liverpool

 

BA Geography

December 2022

BSc Geography

December 2022

   

Liverpool Hope University

 

BSc Geography

June 2023

   

Liverpool John Moores University

 

BSc Geography

 June 2024

   

Loughborough University

 

BSc (Hons) Geography

December 2022

   +/- DPS - placement

 

   +/- DIntS - international year

 

BA (Hons) Geography

June 2023

   +/- DPS - placement

 

   +/- DIntS - international year

 

MSci (Hons) Geography

December 2022

   +/- DPS - placement

 

   +/- DIntS - international year

 

BSc (Hons) Geography with Economics

December 2022

   +/- DPS - placement

 

   +/- DIntS - international year

 
   

Manchester Metropolitan University

 

BSc (Hons) Geography

December 2022

   +/- sandwich year

 

   +/- study abroad

 

BSc (Hons) Human Geography

December 2022

   +/- sandwich year

 

   +/- study abroad

 

BSc (Hons) Physical Geography

December 2022

   +/- sandwich year

 

   +/- study abroad

 

MGeog (Hons)

December 2022

   

University of Newcastle

 

BA Geography

December 2022

BSc Geography

December 2022

   

University of Northampton

 

BSc (Hons) Geography

December 2022

   +/- human geography pathway

 

   +/- physical geography pathway

 

   +/- with foundation year

 
   

Northumbria University

 

BA (Hons) Geography

December 2022

   +/- placement year

 

   +/- year abroad

 

BSc (Hons) Geography

December 2022

   +/- sandwich year

 

BSc (Hons) Physical Geography

December 2022

   +/- sandwich year

 

MGeog (Hons) Physical Geography

December 2022

   +/- sandwich year

 

MGeog (Hons) Human Geography

December 2022

   +/- placement year

 

   +/- year abroad

 

BSc (Hons) Environmental Geography

December 2022

   +/- sandwich year

 
   

University of Nottingham

 

BA (Hons) Geography

December 2022

MArts (Hons) Geography

December 2022

BSc (Hons) Geography

December 2022

MSci (Hons) Geography

December 2022

   

Nottingham Trent University

 

BSc (Hons) Geography

December 2022

   +/- placement

 

MGeog - Master of Geography

December 2022

   +/- placement

 

BSc (Hons) Geography (Physical)

December 2022

   +/- placement

 
   

University of Portsmouth

 

BA (Hons) Geography

June 2023

   +/- year abroad

 

BSc (Hons) Geography

June 2023

   +/- year abroad

 
   

University of Plymouth

 

BSc (Hons) Geography

December 2022

   +/- placement

 

BA (Hons) Geography

December 2022

   +/- placement

 

BSc (Hons) Geography with Ocean Science

December 2022

   +/- placement

 

BA (Hons) Geography with International Relations

December 2022

   +/- placement

 
   

Queen's University Belfast

 

BSc (Hons) Geography

December 2022

   

Royal Holloway, University of London

 

BA Geography

June 2023

BSc Geography

June 2023

BA Human Geography

June 2023

BSc Physical Geography

June 2023

   

University of Salford

 

BA Geography

December 2023

BSc Geography

December 2023

   

Sheffield Hallam University

 

BSc Geography

June 2025

   +/- sandwich year

 

   

University of Sheffield

 

BA Geography

June 2023

   +/- foundation year

 

   +/- year abroad

 

BSc Geography

June 2023

   +/- foundation year

 

   +/- year abroad

 
   

University of Southampton

 

BA Geography

December 2023

BSc Geography

December 2023

   

University of South Wales

 

BSc (Hons) Geography

December 2022

   +/- foundation year

 

MGeog Geography

December 2022

   

University of St Andrews

 

BSc Geography

 June 2024

MA Geography

 June 2024

   

Swansea University

 

BA Geography

 June 2024

BSc Geography

 June 2024

BSc Geography and Geo-Informatics

 June 2024

   +/- year in industry or year abroad

 
   

University of the West of England, Bristol

 

BSc Geography

December 2022

   +/- foundation year

 

   +/- sandwich year

 

BA Geography

December 2022

   +/- foundation year

 

   +/- sandwich year

 
   

University of Winchester

 

BSc Geography

 June 2024

   

University of Worcester

 

BSc Geography

December 2022

BSc Physical Geography

December 2022

BA Human Geography

December 2022

   

York St John University

 

BSc (Hons) Geography

December 2022

   +/- foundation year

 

BSc (Hons) Environmental Geography

December 2022

   +/- foundation year

 

BA (Hons) Human Geography

December 2022

   +/- foundation year

 

BA (Hons) Human Geography with American Studies

December 2022

BA (Hons) Human Geography (with History)

December 2022

BA (Hons) Human Geography with Media Studies

December 2022

 

Important: Programme accreditation is voluntary and optional. This means that some UK geography programmes aren’t accredited even if they meet the criteria, or they may be accredited by other organisations. There are many excellent degree programmes delivered by UK universities which do not have accreditation.