Geography and Social Policy MA (Hons)

University of Edinburgh

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UCAS CODE LL74
This joint honours programme combines your study of Geography with Social Policy, allowing you to understand the world from the perspective of both academic disciplines.**Geography**Geography is the study of how our planet works. Through geography, you can explore biophysical processes, from volcanic eruptions to flooding and landslides. You can also study the human processes that give shape to cities, states, and communities - all against the backdrop of a changing climate.You can explore ... READ MORE

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Uni rankings

Social Policy
WUSCA student ranking
WUSCA student ranking
These are the 2020 rankings, based on ratings given by past and current students.
75th / 131
CompUniGuide ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2021
15th
CompUniGuide subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2021
11th

Start date and duration

Start date
12-SEP-22
Full Time
4 Years

Human Geography

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 - 92 = 8% 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

Human Geography graduate salary at this uni
£21,000
UK Human Geography graduate salary
£22,000

Social Policy

Average salary
Average salary
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Social Policy graduate salary at this uni
£20,000
UK Social Policy graduate salary
£20,000

Modules
These are the sub-topics that you will study as part of this course
Source: IDP Connect, July 2021

Entry requirements
Entry requirements
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A level
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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

Human Geography

Top 5 A-levels taken by students who study this subject at uni
Geography
97%
Economics
30%
History
26%
Biology
20%
English Literature
20%

Tuition fees

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£9,250 per year
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Students from England Students from England
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£1,820 per year
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Students from Scotland Students from Scotland
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£9,250 per year
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£9,250 per year
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Students from Northern Ireland Students from Northern Ireland
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£9,250 per year
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Where you'll study

University of Edinburgh

George Square Edinburgh
Edinburgh, City Of
EH8 9JZ United Kingdom Nearest train station: Edinburgh Waverley  0.3 miles away

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