Geography and Oceanography BSc (Hons)

Key information


  • Course length: 3 years
  • UCAS code: FF78
  • Year of entry: 2020
  • Typical offer: A-level : ABB / IB : 33 / BTEC : D*DD
Lecture

Entry Requirements

A level offerABB
Subject requirementsIncluding Geography and one other science. Acceptable sciences: Mathematics, Further Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Geology, Applied Science, Environmental Science.

For applicants from England: where a science has been taken at A level (Chemistry, Physics or Biology), a pass in the science practical of each subject will be required.
BTEC Level 3 National 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, H2, H2, H2, H3, H3 including H2 or above in two sciences
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
AccessApplications considered. 45 Level 3 credits in graded units, including 30 at Distinction and a further 15 with at least Merit. 15 Distinctions are required in each of two sciences.
GCSE Mathematics and English grade C / 4 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.

Other Qualifications

If your qualifications are not listed here or you are taking combinations of qualifications please contact us for details.

General Studies

Most (see exceptions below) of our non-clinical programmes welcome General Studies as an A level upon which we will make an offer.

General Studies is not considered for:

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