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Physical Geography BSc (Hons)

Aberystwyth University

Student rating
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( 4.4) View reviews


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Course info

UCAS CODE F840
Aberystwyth University’s Department of Geography and Earth Sciences is one of the most established and experienced departments of its kind and offers you an opportunity to study human geography in one of the most picturesque locations in Europe. Situated on the coast of Cardigan Bay and surrounded by a great diversity of beautiful environments, including marine, moorland, mountain and grassland, the Department of Geography and Earth Sciences is uniquely placed to make the most of the stunning ... READ MORE

Key stats

Uni rankings

WUSCA student ranking
WUSCA student ranking
These are the 2020 rankings, based on ratings given by past and current students.
2nd / 131
CompUniGuide ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2021
58th
CompUniGuide subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2021
17th

Start date and duration

Start date
SEP-21
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 - 95 = 5% 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

Physical Geographical Sciences graduate salary at this uni
£17,000
UK Physical Geographical Sciences graduate salary
£19,000

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

Physical Geographical Sciences

Top 5 A-levels taken by students who study this subject at uni
Geography
95%
Biology
27%
Mathematics
17%
Psychology
14%
History
14%

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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£9,000 per year
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Students from England Students from England
England Fees
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£9,000 per year
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Students from Scotland Students from Scotland
Scotland Fees
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£9,000 per year
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Students from Wales Students from Wales
Wales Fees
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£9,000 per year
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Students from Northern Ireland Students from Northern Ireland
Northern Ireland Fees
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£9,000 per year
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Students from Channel Islands
Channel Islands Fees
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£9,000 per year
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Students from EU EU Students
EU Fees
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£13,600 per year
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International Students
International Fees
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Latest Physical Geography reviews

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Emily
20 Nov 19

Physical Geography BSc (Hons)

In my final year, and I truly have loved being a student here. The student experience in a small coastal town has been...
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Emily
24 Sep 19

Physical Geography BSc (Hons)

Fantastic, the dancesport society has made my university experience, as well as Aber life and the opportunities I've...

Review breakdown

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How Physical Geography students rated:

Student rating ( 4.4) 35 reviews

5 star 52%
4 star 41%
3 star 5%
2 star 0%
1 star 2%

How all students rated:

Student rating ( 4.4) 2,612 reviews

5 star 58%
4 star 33%
3 star 8%
2 star 1%
1 star 0%
Aberystwyth University
CompUniGuide ranking
58th
Student rating
This is the overall rating calculated by averaging all live reviews for this uni on Whatuni.
( 4.4)
Aberystwyth University (Prifysgol Aberystwyth) is located on the beautiful coast of mid Wales, surrounded by breath-taking scenery of rolling hills and sea. The university, part of the local town affectionately known as “Aber”, forms a vibrant cosmopolitan cultural hub. This beautiful town offers some of the most picturesque views in Wales. Whatever your interest, there is plenty to do in Aberystwyth; with beautiful sandy beaches just a stone’s throw away, and the Cambrian Mountains on our doorstep. There’s no beauty quite like the beauty of Aberystwyth. Students love its location and social life, while it’s internationally renowned for the quality of its teaching and research.

Where you'll study

Aberystwyth University

Penglais Campus Penglais Road Aberystwyth
Ceredigion
SY23 3DD United Kingdom Nearest train station: Aberystwyth  0.4 miles away

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