Studying Geography at University

The links below include information on Geography courses offered at different Universities as well as advice to help you write your personal statement.

You may already be set on studying Geography beyond school, but should you want further confirmation this page from the Royal Geographical Society offers a host of compelling reasons. There is additional information on the Geographical Associations pages here.

The next step is choosing a course. Again, the RGS has a useful set of links of deciding on which University to opt for. There are wealth of different organisations that offer a rankings on University courses. Here is the Complete University Guide for Geography for 2021 applications.

Alongside the information on UCAS and personal statement writing provided by the Higher Education office, this article on how to write a personal statement when applying for a Geography degree is well worth a read. To keep up to date with current affairs make sure you regularly read the Financial Times (free access) and also read through these articles curated by the RGS team called Geography Directions.