Cities and Regions
This module introduces you to key concepts and policies related to urbanisation and regional development, focusing on selected examples from North America.
The Global South
You'll explore issues such as equality, income distribution, gender, role of states and markets and democracy in Africa, Latin America and Asia.
Geographies of Oppression and Resistance
You'll cover topics such as neoliberalism and the ‘War on Terror’, totalitarianism, institutions of oppression, the civil rights movement, suffrage campaigns and climate change protests.
Landscapes in the Making
Discover the history of the landscape under your feet! From castles to cities, country houses to fields, learn how, when and who made the British landscape as we see it today.
Explore different theories, strategies and actions to green our economy and society in response to pressing issues such as climate change, resource scarcity and social inequalities.
Feeding the City
Explore the production and consumption networks that feed the city, following food from field to fork. Consider the complex systems of farming, food processing, retail and consumption that feed us.
Quaternary: Two Million Years of Change
This module will take you on a journey through the current Ice Age, which spans the last 2.6 million years.
Adapting to Climate Change
Investigate climate change, its impact on us and our adaptions to it, as well as future climate change scenarios. This module uses a combination of lectures, PC practicals and seminars.
Conservation in a Changing World
The natural world is being hugely affected by human activity. You'll explore how nature is responding and will respond to future changes.
Rivers and their Management
Discover exciting and innovative ways of thinking and practising river management for both flooding and geomorphic impact, including the latest natural flood management practices.
Volcanoes and their Hazards
Explore the key themes and current research-led understanding of volcanological processes and hazards, volcanic monitoring and management of volcanic crises around the world.
Advanced Sedimentary Environments
This module combines classroom, field and lab techniques from geology, geography and ecology to improve your understanding of sedimentary systems.
Professional Consultancy Project
Work with an external host organisation on a research project designed to be useful to them, while being supervised by university tutors.
This module provides you with real world teaching experience and allows you to conduct a project with a school into an aspect of teaching and learning in your subject.
Geotechnologies A: Advanced GIS
Develop your geospatial analysis and modelling skills with GIS. This will provide you with key expertise when you enter the geographic job market.
Renewable and Geo-Energies
This module introduces you to a range of renewable and geo-energy systems and gives the environmental context and drivers for renewable energy development.
Advanced Field Study
This is an opportunity to expand on your field work experience gained during Year 2, in a destination such as Iceland, Hong Kong, Malawi and the Swiss Alps.
Environmental Problems and Society
Explore and research environmental problems through this UK residential field course, which brings together physical and human geography to address environmental challenges.
Geotechnologies B: Environmental Modelling
Learn valuable technical and analytical skills, from field-based sampling methods using geo technologies to the principles and applications of numerical and physical environmental modelling.