BA Human Geography with Business and Management

The information on this page relates to September 2016 entry. For 2017 information, including grade requirements, please check our prospectus.

In choosing to study a degree in Human Geography with Business and Management at Aberystwyth University, you will be part of the Department of Geography and Earth Sciences, one of the largest and most dynamic departments of its kind in Britain. Human Geography with Business and Management (L7N1) is an exciting and rewarding subject to study. You will explore the nature and impact of cultural, social, economic and political processes from the local to the global scale. By studying Human Geography with Business and Management, you will acquire a wide range of the skills and knowledge that employers are increasingly seeking. Typically 91% of our Geography and Earth Sciences graduates are in employment (or studying for a postgraduate qualification) within 6 months of graduating. Expand the sections below and find out more...

Course Content

Welsh medium modules available

Please note: The modules listed below are those currently intended for delivery during the next academic year and may be subject to change. They are included here to give an indication of how the course is structured.

Year 1 Core (30 Credits) The following modules are core.

Semester 1

Key Concepts And Skills For Geographers GG13000

Semester 2

Key Concepts And Skills For Geographers GG13020

Power, Place And Development GG14210

Year 1 Options This CORE MODULE is offered bilingually: choose your preferred language. You must pass a minimum of 100 credits overall to proceed to Part 2

Semester 1

Introduction To Management MM11000

Cyflwyniad I Rheolaeth MR10500

Semester 2

Introduction To Management MM11020

Cyflwyniad I Rheolaeth MR10520

Year 1 Options Core (30 credits). Welsh medium (DA) and English medium (GG) modules. Welsh speaking students are encouraged to take DA11900/10 instead of GG11900/10, DA10110 instead of GG14410, and DA10210 instead of GG10210.

Semester 1

Cefn Gwlad A'r Ddinas DA10210

Tiwtorial Daearyddiaeth Lefel 1 DA11900

The City And Country: Processes Of Conflict And Change GG10210

Level 1 Geography Tutorial GG11900

Place, Culture And Society GG14410

Semester 2

Pobl A Lle DA10110

Tiwtorial Daearyddiaeth Lefel 1 DA11910

Level 1 Geography Tutorial GG11910

Year 1 Options This CORE MODULE is offered bilingually: choose your preferred language

Semester 1

Business Environment MM11200

Cyflwyniad I'r Amgylchedd Busnes MR10600

Semester 2

Business Environment MM11220

Cyflwyniad I'r Amgylchedd Busnes MR10620

Year 1 Options (20 credits) Students must choose up to 20 credits from the list below, or from appropriate modules offered elsewhere in IGES or in the university. DA10610 and GG10610 cannot be taken together.

Semester 1

Amgylcheddau Wyneb Y Ddaear DA10610

Planet Earth EA11510

The Atmosphere And The Water Cycle EA12210

Earth Surface Environments GG10610

Semester 2

Amgylchedd Cymru DA10810

Methodoleg Maes Amgylcheddol DA10910

Byw Gyda Risg DA12810

Global Ecology And Soil Systems GG10410

Climate Change: Impacts, Perceptions, Adaptations GG10810

Global Environmental Issues GG12710

Year 2 Core (10 Credits) (10 credits) The following modules are core.

Semester 1

Researching People And Place GG20510

Year 2 Core (40 Credits) You must pass a minimum of 100 credits to proceed to year 3

Semester 1

Firms, Markets And Pricing MM33220

Semester 2

Organisational Behaviour MM33120

Year 2 Options Core (30 credits). Welsh medium (DA) and English medium (GG) modules. Welsh speaking students are encouraged to take DA22100/10 instead of GG22100/10, and DA22420 instead of GG22420.

Semester 1

Tiwtorial Daearyddiaeth Lefel 2 DA22100

Level 2 Geography Tutorial GG22100

Semester 2

Tiwtorial Daearyddiaeth Lefel 2 DA22110

Gwaith Maes Daearyddiaeth DA22420

Level 2 Geography Tutorial GG22110

Geography Fieldwork GG22420

Year 2 Options (40 credits) Students must take 40 credits from the modules below. DA28700/20 and GG28700/20 cannot be taken together.

Semester 1

Cyfathrebu Cymdeithas A Gwyddor DA28610

Lleoli Gwleidyddiaeth DA28700

Placing Culture GG28500

Placing Politics GG28700

Sustainability And Resilience GG28910

Semester 2

Hanes Amgylcheddol DA22710

Lleoli Gwleidyddiaeth DA28720

Placing Culture GG28520

Placing Politics GG28720

The Welsh Environment GG29110

Final Year Core (20 Credits) You must take

Semester 2

Business Leadership And Corporate Responsibility MM34220

Final Year Options This CORE MODULE is offered bilingually: choose your preferred language

Semester 1

Business Strategy MM34020

Strategaeth Busnes MR34020

Final Year Options Core (20 credits). Welsh speaking students are encouraged to take DA34200/20 instead of GG34200/20.

Semester 1

Prosiect Daearyddiaeth Anrhydedd Cyfun/prif Bwnc DA34200

Geography Joint Honours/major Project GG34200

Semester 2

Prosiect Daearyddiaeth Anrhydedd Cyfun/prif Bwnc DA34220

Geography Joint Honours/major Project GG34220

Final Year Options (60 credits) Students must choose 60 credits from the list below.

Semester 1

Landscapes Of British Modernity GG36220

Geographies Of Memory GG37920

Regional Geographies GG39920

Semester 2

Daearyddiaethau Cenedlaetholdeb DA32220

Geographies Of The Global Countryside GG36820

Urban Risk And Environmental Resilience GG37520

World Regional Islam GG38420

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