BA

Human Geography with Business and Management

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Key Facts

Code L7N1
  • Typical A-level offer

    BBB with B in Geography, ABB without Geography

  • Course Length

    3 Years

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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.

Student Satisfaction and Employability Results

Best in Wales and one of the top 20 in the UK for the subject area of Geography and Environment Science (The Good University Guide 2018, The Times & Sunday Times). 

Department of Geography and Earth Sciences: 92% student satisfaction (NSS 2018)

97% of our graduates were in work or further study within 6 months, 4% more than Physical Science graduates nationally, (HESA 2018*)

Aberystwyth Business School: 91% overall student satisfaction (NSS 2018)

97% of our graduates were in work or further study within 6 months, 3% more than Business and Administrative Studies graduates nationally (HESA 2018*)

Modules

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.

Core

Module Name Module Code Credit Value
Business Environment * MM11220 20
Conflict and Change: the making of urban and rural spaces * GS10220 20
Introduction to Management * MM11020 20
Living with Global Change * GS11020 20
Power, Place, Identity and Politics GS14220 20
Researching the World: data collection and analysis GS13020 20

* Also available partially or entirely through the medium of Welsh

Core

Module Name Module Code Credit Value
Firms, Markets and Pricing MM33220 20
Geography Fieldwork * GG22420 20
Level 2 Geography Tutorial * GG22110 10
Organisational Behaviour * MM33120 20
Researching People and Place GG20510 10

Options

Module Name Module Code Credit Value
The Welsh Environment GG29110 10
Geographical Perspectives on the Sustainable Society GG28910 10
Geohazards EA22810 10
Placing Culture * GG28520 20
Placing Politics * GG28720 20

* Also available partially or entirely through the medium of Welsh

Core

Module Name Module Code Credit Value
Business Leadership and Corporate Responsibility MM34220 20
Business Strategy * MM34020 20
Geography Joint Honours/Major Project * GG34220 20

Options

Module Name Module Code Credit Value
Contemporary Global Migration GG39120 20
Geographies of Memory GG37920 20
Landscapes of British Modernity GG36220 20
Geographies of the Global Countryside GG36820 20
People, Climate and Environment: a Palaeoenvironmental Perspective GG33720 20
Urban Risk and Environmental Resilience GG37520 20
World Regional Islam GG38420 20

* Also available partially or entirely through the medium of Welsh

Typical Entry Requirements

A Levels BBB with B in Geography, ABB without Geography

GCSE requirements (grade C min):
English or Welsh, Mathematics

BTEC National Diploma:
DMM-DDM with specified subject

International Baccalaureate:
28 points overall with 5 points in Geography at Higher Level

European Baccalaureate:
65-75% overall with 70% in specified subject

The University operates an inclusive admissions policy and our offers can vary. Please refer to our country-specific pages for details of the international qualifications we accept. For further information, contact ug-admissions@aber.ac.uk

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