Bangor University Geography

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Bangor University Geography

Welcome to the Geography at Bangor University web pages. With an average 87% student satisfaction score in the National Student Surveys since 2013, Bangor offers a unique and vibrant place to study Geography. We offer two Batchelor degrees in Geography; BA and BSc Geography, a four-year integrated Masters degree (MGeog), plus a BSc Geography and Environmental Forestry degree. The BA and BSc Geography degrees are suitable for those interested in Human and Physical Geography, respectively and critically, the interface between these two disciplines. The MGeog degree covers the breadth of subject, as well as specific Human and Physical Geography themes. Our Geography degree with Environmental Forestry incorporates the study of one of the world’s most valuable ecosystems.

Our cohort of around 150 students is the largest group of students in the School of Environment, Natural Resources and Geography. Our team is involved in cutting edge research with other academic institutions, non-governmental groups and communities across the globe. In addition, the Geography team have fantastic links and are involved in engagement activities with local groups and schools across the UK; we champion science in society. On top of all that we are situated within one of the most beautiful places to study on our doorstep — see the pictures around the website. Please take a look around these web pages and explore how coming to Bangor could be a stimulating way to study a Geography degree


BSc Geography

Geography is a hugely dynamic and exciting subject that produces highly employable graduates. The accredited BSc Geography degree allows you to study the physical processes that shape our landscape and to understand how humankind interacts with the world around it.

Image: The Nant Ffrancon glacial valley; on our doorstep.

BA Geography

Geographers understand places and their populations, development and challenges. The BA Geography degree allows you study how cultural and socioeconomic factors influence the interaction between people and the environment and shape the world around us. Geographers are highly skilled and find employment is a wide range of industries.

Image: pro-independence graffiti in Barcelona, spotted on one of our Year 3 fieldtrips.

MGeog Geography

An accredited 4 year degree that results in a Master-level degree. You will study topics spanning the breadth of Geography, and as with all our degrees develop an enviably wide range of skills. MGeog Geography students are able to follow route ways focusing on human or physical geography. Like all our degrees, students can gain work experience through a professional placement.

Image: all kitted up and ready to go on the 2nd Year fieldtrip to SW England

BSc Geography with Environmental Forestry

Forests are one of the world’s most important natural resources and key to it’s future. The BSc Geography with Environmental Forestry degree allows you to study the physical processes that shape and control the environment, with theoretical knowledge and practical skills in forestry.  The degree is available with a Sandwich Year.

Image: The University owns 82 ha of woodland, many used for teaching.




Geography @ Bangor
School of Environment, Natural Resources and Geography, Bangor University, Thoday Building, Deiniol Road, Bangor, Gwynedd, LL57 2DG

Phone: +44 (0)1248 382281


Bangor University is a Registered Charity: No. 1141565