BSc in Geographic Sciences in Europe

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Geographic Sciences

A BSc (Bachelor of Science) is an undergraduate degree that prepares students for a career in their field of study. While the degree is often related to courses in the realm of science, students in non-science fields can also earn a BSc.

Students studying geographic sciences can learn about Earth, its landscapes, environments and people. They can also gain an understanding of the connection between people, communities and the natural world. Scholars may also explore the technology used for understanding such connections.

In all, there are over 4000 Higher Education Institutions in Europe offering a wide range of courses at Bachelor, Masters and Doctorate level. With more and more of these organizations offering English as the language of education for at least some of their degree programs, universities in Europe are now of higher quality than ever before. Universities in Europe offer a friendly welcome to foreign students and to give a course of knowledge that meets their profession needs in today’s global demand.

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BSc Environmental Science/ Geography

Natural Resources Institute - University of Greenwich
Campus Full time Part time 3 - 6 years August 2018 United Kingdom Chatham + 1 more

In addition to the increasing demand for environmental scientists, professionals across a wide range of careers in the public and private sectors must be able to demonstrate that they are environmentally aware, understand how environmental concerns relate to their jobs, and are capable of decision making consistent with the concept of sustainability. [+]

Bachelors of Science in Geographic Sciences in Europe 2017/2018. BSc Environmental Science/ Geography Why study this programme? In addition to the increasing demand for environmental scientists, professionals across a wide range of careers in the public and private sectors must be able to demonstrate that they are environmentally aware, understand how environmental concerns relate to their jobs, and are capable of decision making consistent with the concept of sustainability. This programme is constructed around the concept that sustainability is one of the most important concerns of contemporary society; it also provides a clear route into employment as an environmental scientist or an environmentally informed professional. You will learn about the underlying causes of environmental problems and will be presented with possible solutions from a range of scientific, technological and societal perspectives. You will graduate from the programme able to document human impact on the landscape, explore environmental conflicts and issues, and manage the environment sustainably. The final-year dissertation will give you a unique opportunity to study a topic of particular interest to you in considerable depth. You should apply for this programme if you are interested in: Learning more about the causes of and solutions to a wide range of environmental issues, such as global warming, environmental conservation, pollution and resource management A career in an environment-related area (see 'Career opportunities'). The programme will enable you to develop a range of skills to help you prepare either for employment or for further study for higher degrees. Our programmes combine vocational... [-]

BSc in Spatial Planning and Design

University of Groningen
Campus Full time 3 years September 2018 Netherlands Groningen

Do you have a special interest in the living environment around you? Are you interested in combining analytical thinking with creative design? Then it is highly likely that Spatial Planning and Design is the field for you. [+]

The Bachelor's degree programme in Spatial Planning and Design revolves around physical and institutional design. The course units you follow are related to spatial planning and design, water management, infrastructure and environmental planning, spatial computer programs, complex decision-making and academic research. You also go on excursions to see spatial projects in practice. There will be an opportunity to develop your personal interests via elective course units. You complete your Bachelor's degree with a research project. Excellent students can take part in a more sophisticated programme at the Honours College, which is more in-depth and has a wider range of topics. Why is unemployment higher in some regions than others? What are the social and economic consequences in depopulating areas? How do you deal with different institutions to plan and build new residential areas? Human geographers investigate society in a spatial context. Our students learn to focus on spatial differences because social phenomena happen in specific places, at specific times and with specific impacts. Why Spatial Planning and Design at the University of Groningen? The Bachelor's degree programme in Spatial Planning and Design is unique within the Netherlands. It covers a wide range of topics and gives students the opportunity to explore their own fields of interest within physical and institutional design. This degree programme gives you the opportunity to learn from internationally renowned and highly trained teachers. Study support at the University of Groningen The Faculty of Spatial Sciences takes a small-scale approach and we help our students to learn... [-]

BSc in Human Geography & Urban and Regional Planning

University of Groningen
Campus Full time 3 years September 2018 Netherlands Groningen

Are you interested in the world around you? Do you believe you can help to further develop our world into a sustainable society? Then Human Geography & Urban and Regional Planning may be the right choice for you. [+]

Bachelors of Science in Geographic Sciences in Europe 2017/2018. Why is unemployment higher in some regions than others? What are the social and economic consequences in depopulating areas? How do you deal with different institutions to plan and build new residential areas? Human geographers investigate society in a spatial context. Our students learn to focus on spatial differences because social phenomena happen in specific places, at specific times and with specific impacts. In the first year, you will be introduced to all themes within the fields of Human Geography & Urban and Regional Planning. In the second year, the programme continues to deepen your knowledge and improve your skills. In the third year, you are allowed to partly fill in your own programme. You can follow courses provided by our faculty but you can also take a Minor or do an internship in a related field. There are also possibilities to visit an international university and follow related courses. Finally, you will write your Bachelor's thesis to prove that you acquired the knowledge and skills necessary to become a human geographer and/or urban and regional planner. Admissions Requirements for international students:     Language test: Only for international students: Comparable to English IELTS 6.0 or TOEFL iBT80. Exemptions: Native English speakers or diploma holders from United States of America, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, United Kingdom, Ireland.     Matching procedure: Dutch students are obligated to fill out the question form which is part of the matching procedure. When the advice gives reason to, the... [-]

BSc (Hons) in Environmental Geography

University of Stirling
Campus or Online Full time Part time 3 - 4 years August 2018 United Kingdom Stirling + 1 more

‌Environmental Geography is the integrated study of the world, its landscapes, places, people and their relationship with the environment. Environmental Geography seeks to make sense of the world we live in and is unique in bridging the environmental and social sciences. [+]

Environmental Geography is the integrated study of the world, its landscapes, places, people and their relationship with the environment. Environmental Geography seeks to make sense of the world we live in and is unique in bridging the environmental and social sciences. ‌ While Physical Geography and Human Geography are disciplines in their own right, Environmental Geography combines these subjects to provide a much-needed capability to study and understand interactions between people, and between people and the environments in which they live. Environmental Geographers have expert knowledge and skills to research, analyse and communicate how the changing environment affects our lives. Their ability to visualise geographical issues at different spatial scales, from global to local and to offer solutions to some of our most pressing environmental problems, ensures that graduates in Environmental Geography are highly sought after by a wide range of employers. This subject may be studied in combination with a number of other subjects What makes us different? Biological and Environmental Sciences (BES) within the Faculty of Natural Sciences is a multi-disciplinary department that participates in research and teaching in a broad range of subjects in the biological and environmental sciences. The principle focus of the research is at the interface between the environment and society. Within BES, staff conduct research in areas as diverse as the reconstruction of past landscapes; conservation, environmental impact assessment and environmental management and evolutionary ecology of plants and animals. BES is a friendly, vibrant, and dynamic place in which to learn and research... [-]

BSc in Geography (Hons)

University of Greenwich
Campus Full time Part time 3 - 6 years September 2018 United Kingdom London + 1 more

BSc Geography degree students study the natural world and learn about the impacts humans have on the environment. The range of skills geography graduates acquire makes them attractive to a wide range of employers. [+]

BSc in Geography (Hons)BSc Geography degree students study the natural world and learn about the impacts humans have on the environment. The range of skills geography graduates acquire makes them attractive to a wide range of employers. In first year, students follow courses that explore geographic issues from the perspectives of natural, physical and social science. In Years 2 and 3 they specialise in physical geography courses. The dissertation provides a unique opportunity to study a topic of particular interest in considerable depth. Fieldwork is an essential part of the programme with trips funded by the School. Trips have included visits to the New Forest, Lake District and Spain. Successful completion of at least 36 weeks of the optional work placement will result in the award of a Diploma of Industrial Study. We also have collaborative arrangements with universities in the Netherlands, Italy, and France, permitting students to study abroad for a period of time under the Erasmus European Exchange scheme.... [-]


BSc Geography

University of Nottingham - Faculty of Social Sciences
Campus Full time 3 years September 2018 United Kingdom Nottingham

This flexible course allows you to choose from a range of modules according to your interests and career aspirations (focusing mainly on physical geography). [+]

Overview

This flexible course allows you to choose from a range of modules according to your interests and career aspirations (focusing mainly on physical geography).

It offers a broad and flexible programme of study, which will equip you with the necessary skills of analysis and synthesis to critically understand information from a wide range of sources.

There are opportunities to travel to inspirational destinations in the UK and overseas, through a number of modules with a field trip element.

Year one

The first year is a foundation programme covering human and physical geography and geographical information science. You are encouraged to choose geography options appropriate to your BSc degree or other modules at an appropriate level from across the University. Many students opt to study languages, the social and natural sciences or engineering, in addition to modules offered by the School of Geography.... [-]


BSc Environmental Geoscience

University of Nottingham - Faculty of Social Sciences
Campus Full time 3 years September 2018 United Kingdom Nottingham

Focusing on environmental and geological issues of societal concern, this course is unique in that it is provided in conjunction with the world-leading British Geological Survey. [+]

Overview

Focusing on environmental and geological issues of societal concern, this course is unique in that it is provided in conjunction with the world-leading British Geological Survey (BGS).

Concerned with how we use natural resources, manage environmental change and ensure resilience to environmental hazards, geoscientists are experts on how we interact with the environment beneath our feet. They work to understand the Earth's processes and provide essential information for solving some of the 21st century's most pressing societal challenges, including managing resources, protecting the environment, and the health, safety and welfare of the public.

Run collaboratively with the world-leading BGS, which advises the UK government on all aspects of geoscience, this course is designed to help grow the next generation of environmental geoscience experts.... [-]


BSc (Hons) in Environmental Geography and Outdoor Education

University of Stirling
Campus Full time Part time 3 - 4 years August 2018 United Kingdom Stirling + 1 more

This unique degree course provides you with the primary elements of our Environmental Geography degree including tuition in core issues in geography, landscape evolution, human impact on the environment, field skills and environmental history, along with outdoor leadership, mountain skills and environmental education. [+]

This unique degree course provides you with the primary elements of our Environmental Geography degree including tuition in core issues in geography, landscape evolution, human impact on the environment, field skills and environmental history, along with outdoor leadership, mountain skills and environmental education. The distinctive aspect of this course is that it includes practical training in navigation, mountain hazards, outdoor safety and the design and delivery of outdoor programmes with learning outcomes in environmental geography. In addition, you will work towards gaining a certificate in summer mountain leadership, a qualification recognised by the outdoor education industry and the Adventure Activities Licensing Authority (AALA). What makes us different? The Environmental Geography and Outdoor Education degree at the University of Stirling has a strong focus on experiential learning, blending lecture-based teaching with substantial field-based learning about the environment and how to teach and guide others and explore in the outdoors. Students will get to learn from some of the UK’s top mountaineering instructors. Strong links exist between Biological and Environmental Sciences and conservation and environmental management employers giving students the opportunity to get hands-on experience of working with industrial partners during their degree. Entry requirements Academic requirements Four-year Honours degree SQA Higher: ABBB - one sitting. AABB - two sittings. GCE A-level: BBB IB Diploma: 32 points BTEC (Level 3): DDM Essential subjects: To include one of Biology, Chemistry, Environmental Science, Geography, Geology, Mathematics or Physics. Three-year Honours degree Entry is possible subject to approval of individual qualifications. Other qualifications HNC/HND: Year... [-]

BSc in Physical Geography and Ecosystem Science

Lund University
Campus Full time 3 years September 2018 Sweden Lund

Lund University offers a world-class Bachelor's programme in Physical Geography and Ecosystem Science, focusing on environmental modelling and management. The unique blend of courses results in a high-profile degree. [+]

Programme overview

Environmental management is crucial for the well-being of mankind. Understanding the environment, including increasing demand on and exploitation of natural resources as a result of population growth, is probably the greatest emerging challenge influencing our future. The demand for well-educated and highly skilled graduates within this field is, and will remain, extremely high.

Lund University offers  a world-class BSc programme in Physical Geography and Ecosystem Science, focusing on environmental modelling and management. A unique blend of courses results in a high-profile degree from a top international university – a perfect platform for a career or for further studies. The programme is based on courses in climatology, climate change, ecosystem science and geomorphology. It also covers ecosystem modelling, geographical information systems (GIS), remote sensing and statistics, as well as elements of chemistry and physics.... [-]


BSc (Hons) Quantity Surveying

The College of Estate Management CEM
Campus Full time 3 - 5 years March 2018 United Kingdom Reading Berkshire + 1 more

This programme provides students with a rigorous understanding of the principles and practices involved in a quantity surveying role applicable to an international context up to Bachelor's degree standard. [+]

BSc (Hons) Quantity Surveying This programme provides students with a rigorous understanding of the principles and practices involved in a quantity surveying role applicable to an international context up to Bachelor's degree standard. The programme provides the academic underpinning necessary to prepare students for a career as a professional surveyor recognised by RICS, and/or other related international professional bodies. The programme is primarily designed for people employed in a quantity surveying role, such as in a private QS practice, construction company, building contractor or government organisation. Such employment is not mandatory, but is desirable. Next intake: Apply by 02 March to start 30 March 2015 Why study this course? Enrich your CV with a degree accredited by RICS and CIOB Strengthen your skills in quantity surveying, cost consultancy, project management, estimating and facilities management Study the leading course in this subject area that allows you to combine work and study through supported distance learning Summary Award: If you successfully complete all elements of the programme, you will be awarded the BSc Quantity Surveying from The College of Estate Management and will be entitled to use the designatory letters BSc. You will be entitled to denote Honours if applicable, i.e. BSc (Hons), which is a current requirement for Membership of RICS, CIOB and HKIS. Examinations: Examinations will be held in August and February. Standard Route: Duration: 4.5 years Time commitment: 15-20 hours of study a week for 42 weeks per annum You will study two modules per six-month semester Accelerated Route:... [-]

Bachelor of Science in Quantity Surveying (Hons)

Institute of Technology Carlow
Campus Full time 4 years September 2018 Ireland Carlow

The Quantity Surveyor is a long established professional who manages and controls contracts and costs within the construction and refurbishment projects from inception to completion and even into the operation of the completed building. [+]

BACHELOR OF SCIENCE (HONOURS) QUANTITY SURVEYING

What is this course about?

The Quantity Surveyor is a long established professional who manages and controls contracts and costs within the construction and refurbishment projects from inception to completion and even into the operation of the completed building. Often also called construction economists, the modern Quantity Surveyor not only evaluates and manages the build cost, but also assesses the running and whole life costs of a project.

Mechanical and electrical services are becoming an increasingly important function within buildings and this course is unique in delivering professional training in this area at undergraduate level.... [-]


BSc in Applied Geosciences

Montanuniversitaet Leoben
Campus 7 semesters October 2017 Austria Leoben

Exploration, tapping, and evaluation of natural resources and deposits, geological risks assessment, geotechnical projecting of building projects [+]

BSc in Applied Geosciences

Exploration, tapping, and evaluation of natural resources and deposits, geological risks assessment, geotechnical projecting of building projects Do you love working in the field, in the lab, and at the computer? Then register for Applied Geosciences at the University of Leoben – a degree program which combines natural sciences and engineering in a unique way.

The field of activity for applied geoscientists is very comprehensive. It includes the exploration and tapping of natural resources and deposits, the property evaluation of mineral materials, groundwater exploration and protection, prediction of geologically induced risks, contaminated sites exploration and remediation, geotechnical projecting and supervision of building projects and consultancy services.... [-]


BSc - Bachelor of Earth Sciences

Université Pierre et Marie Curie (UPMC)
Campus September 2018 France Paris

The subject areas of earth sciences provides general teaching in the fields of the sciences of the Earth, universe and the environment [+]

BSc - Bachelor of Earth Sciences

The subject areas of earth sciences provides general teaching in the fields of the sciences of the Earth, universe and the environment, centred on multi-disciplinary foundations acquired in the BGPC programme (biology, geology, physics, chemistry) of the integration cycle (first year of licence) at UPMC. The teaching in earth sciences at levels L2 and L3 correspond to fundamental knowledge – both theoretical and practical – in the discipline. The objective is to give students an education which combines observations and measurements of land, experiments and modelling while integrating all of the professions in the sector: geology, paleontology, geophysics, geochemistry, hydrology, geotechnics.The geotechnics option in partnership with the national conservatory of arts and professions is specialisation in L3.... [-]