Your Fourth Year offers you the opportunity to specialise in areas of Geography of your choice, and also to pursue an individual piece of geographical research in your Dissertation Project. Many of our students cite their Dissertation as the most rewarding experience of their Geography degree - not only is it enjoyable to pursue individual research in your favourite area of Geography, but a successful Dissertation is often one of the most important platforms to a job beyond your degree!

All of the courses that we offer in Fourth Year reflect the truly cutting-edge research strengths of Geography and Environment in Aberdeen, and will exploit the training that you have received during the previous three years of your Geography degree.

Indicative course structures for the 4th year in Geography

In the Honours Years 3 and 4, those who wish to are able to specialise particularly on Human or Physical Geography. In the colour-coded tables below, we have shown our core courses as mixed, but students can often choose classes and assessments that match their preferences.