Geography and Oceanography BSc (Hons) Add to your prospectus

  • Offers study abroad opportunities Offers study abroad opportunities
  • Opportunity to study for a year in China Offers a Year in China

Key information


  • Course length: 3 years
  • UCAS code: FF78
  • Year of entry: 2018
  • Typical offer: A-level : ABB / IB : 33 / BTEC : D*DD
Lecture

Entry Requirements

A level offerABB
Subject requirementsTwo science subjects at A level. Acceptable Science subjects: Maths, Further Maths, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Geology, Geography, Applied Science.

For applicants from England: Where a science has been taken at A level (Chemistry, Biology or Physics), a pass in the Science practical of each subject will be required.
BTEC Level 3 Extended DiplomaD*DD in relevant diploma
International Baccalaureate33 points including 5 at Higher Level in two science subjects, no score below 4.
Irish Leaving CertificateH1, H1, H2, H2 including two science subjects
Scottish Higher/Advanced HigherNot accepted without Advanced Highers at ABB including two sciences
Welsh Baccalaureate AdvancedAccepted at Grade B with AB at two science A levels
EU entry requirementsEU Qualifications
AccessAccess - 45 Level 3 credits in graded units,including 30 at Distinction and a further 15 with at least Merit. 15 Distinctions in two seperate sciences are typically required. Acceptable science subjects are Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Geography or Geology.

GCSE Mathematics and English grade C also required.
International entry informationYour country
Extended Project QualificationApplicants who offer the Extended Project Qualification (EPQ) and meet our offer criteria will be made the standard offer, plus an alternative offer. This will be at one A Level grade lower plus a grade A in the EPQ, for example the offer would be BBB or BBC plus A in the EPQ.
Mature students and access courses

Studying for a degree later in life can be highly rewarding and our mature students are among some of our most successful. However, we appreciate that it is a big step for you to take, and that you’ll have lots of questions that you’ll want to discuss with us. We’re here to help, so please do get in touch.

Our Mature Students and Access courses pages contain lots of information and, importantly, a point of contact to talk things through with you.

General Studies

Most (see exceptions below) of our non-clinical programmes welcome General Studies as one of three A levels upon which we make an offer. However, applicants may offer only one of General Studies, Critical Thinking, Citizenship Studies among their three A levels.

General Studies is not considered for:

  • Diagnostic Radiography
  • Dentistry
  • Life Sciences
  • Management School
  • Medicine
  • Nursing
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Orthoptics
  • Physiotherapy
  • Radiotherapy
  • Veterinary Science