Geography and Geo-Informatics BSc (Hons)

Swansea University

Student rating
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( 4.5) 3924 reviews


Course info

UCAS CODE F830
Geo-informatics is a vital component of our knowledge economy and information age. From environmental modelling to satellite remote sensing, new technologies have revolutionised our approach to geographical problems. If you have a passion for computing, geography or mathematics, our BSc in Geography and Geo-informatics is an excellent choice. The practical, numerical and computational skills you learn will equip you for a wide range of careers in environmental management, land surveying,... READ MORE

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Uni rankings

Computer Science
WUSCA student ranking
WUSCA student ranking
These are the 2019 rankings, based on ratings given by past and current students.
1st / 131
CompUniGuide ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2020
35th
CompUniGuide subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2020
25th

Start date and duration

Start date
21-SEP-20
Full Time
3 Years

Physical Geographical Sciences

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 - 96 = 4% Drop-out rate
Source: UNISTATS, 2018

2:1 or above
2:1 or above
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Source: UNISTATS, 2018

Employment rate
Employment rate
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Source: UNISTATS, 2018

Average salary
Average salary
Source: UNISTATS, 2018

After 6 months
Physical Geographical Sciences graduate salary at this uni
£18,000
UK Physical Geographical Sciences graduate salary
£19,000

Modules
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Source: IDP Connect, October 2019

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

Physical Geographical Sciences

Top 5 A-levels taken by students who study this subject at uni
Geography
98%
Biology
29%
Mathematics
18%
History
15%
Psychology
13%

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Latest Geography reviews

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12 Mar 19

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I love the university, I have made many friends through my course and societies. The beach and parks provide space to...
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Ella
01 Mar 19

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absolutely amazing, better than i imagined. I had previously been at another uni which i dropped out off, but Swansea...

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How Geography students rated:

Student rating ( 4.6) 236 reviews

5 star 73%
4 star 20%
3 star 7%
2 star 0%
1 star 0%

How all students rated:

Student rating ( 4.5) 3,924 reviews

5 star 66%
4 star 27%
3 star 6%
2 star 1%
1 star 0%
Swansea University
CompUniGuide ranking
35th
Student rating
This is the overall rating calculated by averaging all live reviews for this uni on Whatuni.
( 4.5)
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The 2019 WhatUni University of the Year winner Swansea University is renowned for its research reputation, teaching excellence and its unique seafront location. Established in 1920, the University will be celebrating its Centenary in 2020. The University has two campuses and comprises seven academic colleges that offer hundreds of undergraduate, postgraduate and research degrees with opportunities to work and study abroad. The Singleton Park Campus is surrounded by leafy parkland and a five-minute walk from Swansea Bay beach, ideal for socialising with friends and playing sport. As well as being next to the beach and surrounded by parkland, both University campuses are only ten minutes either side of the city centre where you can enjoy the local attractions and nightlife.

Where you'll study

Swansea University

Singleton Park
Swansea
SA2 8PP United Kingdom Nearest train station: Swansea  1.2 miles away

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