In the First Year of your Geography degree, you will study two courses which provide an introduction to Geography in all its diversity. Both courses, "Global Worlds, Global Challenges" and "Global Worlds, Local Challenges" incorporate a field course and workgroup programme alongside a lecture series covering all aspects of Human and Physical Geography.

Complementing your Geography courses, you will also study six other courses during First Year in subjects outside Geography (this is called "Enhanced Study"). For those students studying Joint degrees, two of these courses will reflect your other chosen core subject. For students studying for a Bachelor of Science (BSc) degree, four of these courses will be in science.

For some helpful guidance on course selection, please see Choosing Your Courses: Some tips for new first‐year Geography students (PDF).

Indicative course structure in First Year