Coventry University Geography

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Coventry University Geography

Coventry University Geography

Geography BA (Hons)

OVERVIEW

This course runs from 2017/18

This course explores the relationships between people, places and environments. You will develop an understanding of processes such as globalisation and development, and examine the ways these intersect with social and spatial inequalities in health and wealth.

WHY CHOOSE THIS COURSE?

You will engage with key global issues including the sustainable provision of food, housing, and livelihoods. You will also learn about how diverse communities interact with pressing socio-economic and environmental concerns such as climate change, poverty, social exclusion, population growth, and sustainable living in a competitive global economy.

If you choose this course you can benefit from:

  • experienced teaching staff who bring professional and research expertise into their teaching;
  • the opportunity to apply for graduate-level jobs in a variety of organisations which have in the past included local authorities, Urban and Transport Planning, Network West Midlands, field studies centres, and Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs) such as Concern Universal;
  • an academic course that is recognised nationally for the excellence of its teaching and some of the highest levels of student satisfaction;
  • the option to participate in challenging and exciting residential field courses in each year of the course, exploring both the UK and overseas;
  • the opportunity to apply for and undertake professional training during a paid work placement for 3 or 4 months;
  • guest lecturers and visiting scholars from organisations such as national research centres, Tear Fund, the Department for Environment Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA) and a number of local speciality food producers;
  • student membership to the Royal Geographical Society, which includes a subscription to Geographical Magazine and access to information and advice on career planning.

WHAT WILL I LEARN?