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Programme structure: Geography with Study Abroad (BSc) - what's running in 2022/23

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Unit name Unit code Credit points Status Teaching Block
Key Concepts in Human and Physical Geography GEOG10003 40 Mandatory TB-4
Introduction to Quantitative Geography GEOG10004 20 Mandatory TB-4
Geographical History, Thought and Practices GEOG10002 20 Mandatory TB-4
World in Crisis? GEOG16001 20 Mandatory TB-1
Plus 20 credit points from the following:
Convincing stories? Numbers as evidence in the social sciences GEOG10005 20 Optional TB-1
Big Ideas in Science CHEM10001 20 Optional TB-4
Sustainable Development UNIV10001 20 Optional TB-2

Progression/award requirements

Unit Pass Mark for Undergraduate Programmes:

  • 40 out of 100 – for level C/4, I/5 & H/6 units
  • 50 out of 100 – for level M/7 units

For details on the weightings for classifying undergraduate degrees, please see the Agreed Weightings, by Faculty, to be applied for the Purposes of Calculating the Final Programme Mark and Degree Classification in Undergraduate Programmes.

For detailed rules on progression please see the Regulations and Code of Practice for Taught Programmes and the relevant faculty handbook.

Please refer to the specific progression/award requirements for programmes with a preliminary year of study, the Gateway programmes and International Foundation programmes.

Exit awards

All undergraduate degree programmes allow the opportunity for a student to exit from a programme with a Diploma or Certificate of Higher Education.

  • To be awarded a Diploma of Higher Education, a student must have successfully completed 240 credit points, of which at least 90 must be at level 5.
  • To be awarded a Certificate of Higher Education, a student must have successfully completed 120 credit points at level 4.

Integrated Master's degrees may also allow the opportunity for a student to exit from the programme with an equivalent Bachelor's degree where a student has achieved 360 credit points, of which 90 must be at level 6, and has successfully met any additional criteria as described in the programme specification.

The opportunities for a student to exit from one of the professional programmes in Veterinary Science, Medicine, and Dentistry with an Award is outlined in the relevant Programme Regulations (which are available as an annex in the Regulations and Code of Practice for Taught Programmes).

Additional progress information

Students on the BSc Geography with Study Abroad programme must obtain an overall average mark of 60 or more in Year 1 to continue on this BSc.

Students whose overall average mark in Year 1 falls below 60 will be transferred onto the second year of the BSc Geography programme.