Staff are involved in active research so illustrate teaching with up-to-date, relevant experience.
We have built links with many external organisations, particularly local authorities including:
These organisations provide us with expert guest lecturers and also facilitate on site visits. This provides students with perspective on contemporary challenges in society and on the way in which geographical knowledge can usefully be applied in real world contexts. Engagement with these organisations also provides students with insights into areas of employability.
This compulsory Year 3 module helps to prepare you for the workplace. The course features:
We also have links with international organisations. These include:
International fieldwork programmes enable students to examine human and physical issues in diverse contexts and to get perspective on the challenges that other countries face from local governmental and non-governmental organisations and from industry.
Read more about other field trips you may take in the Field trips section.