Physical Geography Degree Courses in the UK - Bachelor's & Master's

Program University Student satis­faction Unem­ployed Drop­out Tuition (UK) Tuition (Inter­national) UCAS Tariff City
Aberystwyth University 96% 0% 7% £9000 £16300 119 Aberystwyth On campus Full-time
Aberystwyth University 88% 5% 10% £9000 £16300 121 Aberystwyth On campus Full-time
Cardiff University 72% 5% 3% £9000 £23450 128 Cardiff On campus Full-time
The University of Manchester 80% 0% 3% £3000 £10000 137 Manchester On campus Part-time
University of Keele 84% 5% 0% £9250 £14000 115 Newcastle under Lyme On campus Full-time
Royal Holloway, University of London 93% 0% 5% £9250 £21900 121 Egham On campus Full-time
Aberystwyth University 88% 0% 5% £9000 £16300 140 Aberystwyth On campus Full-time
Aberystwyth University 88% 0% 5% £9000 £16300 140 Aberystwyth On campus Full-time
Aberystwyth University 91% 5% 7% £9000 £16300 117 Aberystwyth On campus Full-time
The University of Edinburgh 78% 0% 10% £9250 £30400 208 Edinburgh On campus Full-time
Aberystwyth University 91% 5% 7% £9000 £16300 117 Aberystwyth On campus Full-time
Aberystwyth University 88% 0% 0% £9000 £16300 127 Aberystwyth On campus Full-time
University of Keele 84% 5% 0% £9250 £17000 115 Newcastle under Lyme On campus Full-time
Cardiff University 72% 5% 3% £9000 £23450 128 Cardiff On campus Full-time
Aberystwyth University 88% 0% 0% £9000 £16300 127 Aberystwyth On campus Full-time
University of Bristol 88% 5% 10% £2283 - 121 Bristol On campus Part-time
Lancaster University 82% 0% 5% £9250 - 140 Lancaster On campus Full-time
Lancaster University 82% 0% 5% £9250 - 140 Lancaster On campus Full-time
University of Birmingham 88% 0% 4% £9250 - 141 Birmingham On campus Full-time
University of Birmingham 88% 0% 4% £9250 - 141 Birmingham On campus Full-time
University of Worcester 88% 0% 4% - - 141 Worcester On campus Full-time
University of Liverpool 80% 0% 3% - - 137 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Swansea University 90% 0% 15% - - 125 Swansea On campus Full-time
Manchester Metropolitan University 75% 5% 5% - - 102 Manchester On campus Full-time
Bangor University 98% 5% 5% £9000 - 111 Bangor On campus Full-time
Lancaster University 83% 0% 0% £9250 - 144 Lancaster On campus Full-time
Liverpool Hope University 86% - 5% £9250 £11400 105 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Plymouth University 88% 0% 0% - - 97 Plymouth On campus Full-time
University of Huddersfield 100% - 0% £9250 £16000 110 Huddersfield On campus Full-time
Swansea University 90% 0% 15% - - 125 Swansea On campus Full-time
University of Leicester 94% 5% 5% - - 113 Leicester On campus Full-time
Manchester Metropolitan University 75% 5% 5% - - 102 Manchester On campus Full-time
Liverpool Hope University 86% - 5% £9250 - 105 Liverpool On campus Full-time
University of Greenwich - - 5% £9250 £14500 115 London On campus Part-time
University of Hertfordshire 79% 5% 5% - - 100 Hatfield On campus Full-time
Newcastle University 69% 0% 5% £9250 - 137 Newcastle On campus Full-time
Manchester Metropolitan University 75% 5% 0% - - 104 Manchester On campus Full-time
University of Greenwich - - 5% £9250 £14500 115 London On campus Full-time
Northumbria University 90% - 6% - - 107 Newcastle On campus Full-time
Manchester Metropolitan University 75% 5% 5% - - 102 Manchester On campus Full-time
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Student Reviews

Overall student satisfaction
78 /100
5939 students of Physical Geography in the UK replied

Primarily based on data from undergraduate degree students.

Salary

Primarily based on salary data of undergraduate students

Salary of all UK Graduates of Physical Geography

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £23056 £22567 £27430
25-75 percentile range £19056 - £26113 £18017 - £28335 £20814 - £34613

Salary of all UK Graduates of all subjects

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £22865 £23198 £28119
25-75 percentile range £19136 - £25962 £18931 - £27928 £22635 - £35216

Jobs & Career Perspectives

Career perspectives for Physical Geography

15 months after graduation, graduates of this subject were asked about their current circumstances of employment, what they do, and whether their activities and perspectives are directly related to their studies.

Current jobs

Among graduates of Physical Geography who indicated that they are working, the percentage below represents the number who “agree” or “strongly agree” with the statements about their job.

Job in line with future plans

Utilise skills from studies

Work is meaningful

Typical employers for graduates of Physical Geography

  • Armed Forces
  • Charities
  • Civil Service
  • Environmental Consultancies
  • Environmental Protection Agencies
  • Information Systems Organisations
  • Local Government
  • Ministry of Defense
  • Police Service
  • Private Companies
  • Utility Companies

Specialisations within Physical Geography

  • Atmospheric Sciences
  • Biogeography
  • Geomorphology
  • Hydrology

Required skill level of job after 15 months

Among graduates of Physical Geography who indicated that they are working, the percentage below represents the number of highly skilled vs non-highly skilled jobs (Unistats).

% Skilled jobs

Jobs of graduates of Physical Geography (15 months after graduation)

Example below based on all graduates of Physical Geography at Bath Spa University

20% Sales occupations
10% Teaching Professionals
5% Managers, directors and senior officials
5% Skilled trades occupations
5% Caring personal services
5% Natural and social science professionals
5% Elementary occupations
5% Conservation and environment professionals
5% Finance Professionals
5% Architects, Chartered Architectural Technologists, Planning

Entry Requirements / Admissions

UCAS Tariff of Accepted Students for Physical Geography

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FAQ

  • The following degrees are offered for Physical Geography studies:
  • Bachelor of Science (Honours) - BSc (Hons)
  • Master of Science (Honours) - Msci (Hons)
  • Doctor of Philosophy - PhD
  • Master of Science (Research) - MSc (Res)
  • Master of Science - MSc
  • Master of Philosophy - MPhil
  • Master of Earth Sciences - MESci

Physical Geography at University of Huddersfield received the highest rating among all graduates in the National Student Survey year with a rating of 100 out of 100 among 7 respondents.

The median salary of graduates of Physical Geography was £23056 15 months after graduation, £22567 3 years after graduation and £27430 5 years after graduation.