School of GeoSciences

Geography degrees

As a natural science, Geography focuses on the environment, mainly through landscapes and their evolution through space and time. As a social science, Geography explores the relationships between people and their social, cultural, political and economic worlds. Field trip options include Amsterdam, Istanbul, Bangor and Iceland.

About the programmes

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Find out more about what Geography is, and why Edinburgh is the best place to study this degree.

Degree structure, teaching & assessment

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All the compulsory and optional courses you can take as part of your degree, and how we will teach and assess you.

Field work

Field work is an important part of our Geography programmes - find out where you can go and what practical skills you will learn.

Careers & network

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Information on the employable skills you will learn, and find out where are graduates are working now.

Applications, costs and funding

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Entry requirements, tuition fees, scholarships and how to apply through UCAS.

Support & facilities

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We understand that the prospect of starting university can be daunting. Don’t worry - we will look after you while you are here.

Information for joining students

Useful links and information for students who have accepted their offer to study with us.

Blog, social media and films

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Our social media channels, and video clips from academics and students telling you more about our degree.

Video testimonials

Hear recent student testimonials and find out more from our recent Degree Programme Convenor Nick Hulton and our academic staff.

Contact us

Contact details for admissions, applications, academic or general enquiries.

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