Undergraduate

Over recent years our students are amongst the most satisfied Geography students in the UK, and 94% of our graduates enter paid employment or study for a higher degree within six months of leaving (2017 Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education survey).

Studying Geography at Leicester will enhance and broaden your academic knowledge, develop your communication skills and provide you with excellent career opportunities.

Available degrees

Geography BA (with optional year abroad or year in industry)
3-4 years, full-time | UCAS code: L700
What is the link between people and places, and how are social forces influencing this relationship? While this degree mainly focuses on human geography, you’ll have the option to learn about physical geography too.

Human Geography BA (with optional year abroad or year in industry)
3-4 years, full-time | UCAS code: L720
Migration, gentrification, sustainability. By looking at the complex relationship between people and places, you’ll learn how to confront the pressing human geography issues of our time.

Geography BSc (with optional year abroad or year in industry)
3-4 years, full-time | UCAS code: F800
The natural world is endlessly fascinating. But what about the people sharing it? While this degree mainly focuses on physical geography, you’ll have the option to learn about human geography too.

Physical Geography BSc (with optional year abroad or year in industry)
3-4 years, full-time | UCAS code: F840
From climatic changes and natural hazards to shifting tectonic plates, our planet is constantly reshaping itself. By studying the science behind physical geography, you can better tackle the challenges that lie ahead.

Geography with Foundation Year BSc (with optional year abroad or year in industry)
4-5 years, full-time | UCAS code: F899
There’s always another way to follow your passion. If you don’t quite have the entry requirements to study geography at Leicester, this STEM Foundation Year degree is for you.

Major/Minor degrees

One for the head. One for the heart. At Leicester, you can create a degree that’s built around you. You’ll study a core area in depth (Major), while also studying an additional area (Minor).

This is your chance to pair up your Major with a subject that can boost your career prospects or simply explore something you’ve always been interested in – like a language.

Major in Human Geography BA (with optional year abroad or year in industry)
3-4 years, full-time | UCAS code: L702
You’re fascinated by the social science aspects of human geography, but you also want to combine your studies with another subject. This is how to make it happen.

Geography at Leicester

As part of his course, Michael used industry-standard GIS and remote-sensing applications.