Geography at Leicester


Our graduate employment record is excellent. 97% of students in work or further study six months after graduating (The Uni Guide 2021). Our geography graduates are going places with their degrees.

Your personal tutor will be happy to support your career aspirations. They also provide references for you when you start applying for jobs and, working with the dedicated Geography careers tutor, will try to help you make contact with employers to support your search for a career.

The Careers and Employability Service organises a number of events and workshops that facilitate meetings between undergraduates and employers. The University takes part in at least two careers fairs per year, and these are a great opportunity for prospective employers to meet you.

Undergraduate employability modules

Our second-year module Workplace Geographies maximises your employability prospects, provides opportunities for work experience, develops your understanding of the job market, generates high-class CVs and covering letters and helps build personal confidence - skills that you can take with you into your job search. 

Our second-year module Geography in Education places you in the classroom of a local secondary school. You will work closely with teachers and develop key skills and experience that will be beneficial to a career in teaching.

Study abroad

You can add to your CV, build your experience and stand out to employers by studying abroad.

Postgraduate study

Our undergraduate degrees are ideal preparation for postgraduate study. If you wish to remain in higher education, staff can offer advice and information about both courses available in the department and courses elsewhere.

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