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Geography and Archaeology with Placement and Study Abroad BSc (Hons)

University of Reading

Student rating
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( 4.1) View reviews


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Course info

UCAS CODE FV81
This course deepen your understanding of the relationship between human societies and the natural world with our BSc Geography and Archaeology with Placement and Study Abroad degree. This four-year, joint honours course draws from two complementary disciplines to offer a uniquely comprehensive perspective on the world around us – and our place in it.The relationship between humans and our environments is the most important global challenge of the twenty-first century. With a joint focus in ... READ MORE

Key stats

Uni rankings

Archaeology
WUSCA student ranking
WUSCA student ranking
These are the 2020 rankings, based on ratings given by past and current students.
109th / 131
CompUniGuide ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2021
39th
CompUniGuide subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2021
20th

Start date and duration

Start date
OCT-21
Sandwich
4 Years

Archaeology

Drop-out rate
Drop-out rate
The percentage of students who didn't finish the course.
Calculated by 100% - (% of students continuing course + % of students completed course)
100 - 80 = 20% Drop-out rate
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Employment rate
Employment rate
The percentage of students in full-time work 6 months after finishing their course.
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Average salary
Average salary
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Archaeology graduate salary at this uni
£17,000
UK Archaeology graduate salary
£18,000

Geography (Non-Specific)

Average salary
Average salary
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Geography (Non-Specific) graduate salary at this uni
£21,000
UK Geography (Non-Specific) graduate salary
£21,000

Modules
These are the sub-topics that you will study as part of this course
Source: IDP Connect, September 2020

Entry requirements
Entry requirements
The minimum grades (and in some cases the subjects) you'll need to get on to this course.

Choose Exam type Grades / Points required
A level
Details

Previous study
Previous study
The most common A-levels taken by students who end up studying this subject at uni.
Source: HESA, 2018

Archaeology

Top 5 A-levels taken by students who study this subject at uni
History
72%
Classical Studies
36%
English Literature
31%
Archaeology
18%
Geography
17%

Tuition fees

For students from

Students from Domestic
Domestic Fees
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Students from Other UK
Other UK Fees
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£9,250 per year
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Please note: fees do vary so please make sure you contact the institution for up to date information.
Students from England Students from England
England Fees
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£9,250 per year
This information comes from UCAS, or in some cases the institution directly.
Please note: fees do vary so please make sure you contact the institution for up to date information.
Students from Scotland Students from Scotland
Scotland Fees
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£9,250 per year
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Please note: fees do vary so please make sure you contact the institution for up to date information.
Students from Wales Students from Wales
Wales Fees
This is the fee you pay if you live within Wales. Please note,this fee has been confirmed.
£9,250 per year
This information comes from UCAS, or in some cases the institution directly.
Please note: fees do vary so please make sure you contact the institution for up to date information.
Students from Northern Ireland Students from Northern Ireland
Northern Ireland Fees
This is the fee you pay if you live within Northern Ireland. Please note,this fee has been confirmed.
£9,250 per year
This information comes from UCAS, or in some cases the institution directly.
Please note: fees do vary so please make sure you contact the institution for up to date information.
Students from Channel Islands
Channel Islands Fees
This is the fee you pay if you live within Channel Islands. Please note,this fee has been confirmed.
£9,250 per year
This information comes from UCAS, or in some cases the institution directly.
Please note: fees do vary so please make sure you contact the institution for up to date information.
Students from EU EU Students
EU Fees
This is the fee you pay if you live within the European Union. Please note,this fee has been confirmed.
£20,830 per year
This information comes from UCAS, or in some cases the institution directly.
Please note: fees do vary so please make sure you contact the institution for up to date information.
International Students
International Fees
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Latest Geography reviews

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11 Jan 20

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its pretty fun and the course is enjoyable, everyone is really nice and the lecturers are all really good and well...
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04 Dec 19

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All mainly been positive very few...

Review breakdown

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How Geography students rated:

Student rating ( 4.0) 28 reviews

5 star 22%
4 star 68%
3 star 7%
2 star 0%
1 star 3%

How all students rated:

Student rating ( 4.1) 1,941 reviews

5 star 27%
4 star 58%
3 star 14%
2 star 1%
1 star 0%
University of Reading
CompUniGuide ranking
39th
Student rating
This is the overall rating calculated by averaging all live reviews for this uni on Whatuni.
( 4.1)
The University of Reading want their students to think laterally, to have an impact and to make a difference. It’s in their ethos and mindset: they call it being RED. The University encourages their students to see the bigger picture. To go beyond the textbooks and dare to be different. If you want to make an impact, this is the place to make it happen. At the University of Reading, learning goes beyond the transfer of knowledge. By studying there, you’ll be part of a globally recognised and life-changing movement of people. One of the top 200 universities worldwide, the University continually increases their global reach. Their research is rated of international standing and you’ll learn alongside passionate academics. Their work has a real-world impact and it can directly benefit your learning: the discoveries made today could be heard in the lecture theatre tomorrow.

Where you'll study

University of Reading

Room 208 Pepper Lane Reading
Wokingham
RG6 6AH United Kingdom Nearest train station: Basingstoke  0.3 miles away

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