School of Geography

Undergraduate Courses


The School of Geography has degree structures that are flexible and there is a wide range of module choice available to our undergraduates, which cater for most interests within geography.

We offer a number of undergraduate degrees with opportunities for field trips in the UK and overseas to develop your field skills, as well as opportunities to study abroad.

The school has a strong commitment to active learning with participation by students in tutorials, class discussions, group activities, and e-learning.


The difference between Geography BA and BSc
The BSc course is more focused on physical geography while the BA course is more focused on human geography. Visit our frequently asked questions for more information.

Q-Step programme

We are one of 18 institutions in the UK to have been selected to participate in the Q-Step programme, designed to help provide the next generation of social scientists with the evaluative and analytical skills required to examine data, as well as enhancing their career prospects.

A specially designed Quantitative Methods pathway is available on our BA Geography.

How to apply

If you're applying for admission to a full-time first degree course (even if you already hold a degree), you must apply through UCAS.

Virtual module fair

The online module fair has videos from staff members giving you an insight into the wide range of modules we have on offer.

Watch a day in the life of a geography student.

Undergraduate brochure

Geography Undergraduate Study brochure

Download the geography brochure

Explore Nottingham with our virtual tour

Discover campus life at the University of Nottingham with 360 degree images and videos on our virtual tour. Experience student life by exploring areas such as accommodation, student services, sport centres, libraries and more.



School of Geography

Sir Clive Granger Building
University of Nottingham
University Park
Nottingham, NG7 2RD

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