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Typical careers for BSc Geography graduates include:
Transferable skills are also encouraged through different approaches to learning, including critical thinking, problem solving, report writing, oral presentations, statistical analysis, independent research and time management.
UCC geographers develop a wide range of technical, computer, laboratory, field, and desktop skills that enable them to perform a variety of different jobs.
Geography at UCC provides a broad understanding of the human, environmental, and natural problems facing society with a focus on real-world questions.
The Geography degree is taught mainly by staff from the School of Geography and Archaeology, with input from staff from other schools in the Faculty of Science, Engineering and Food Science, particularly in the discipline of geology.
Further specialization in geography, studying key subject areas such as:
Specialization in year 3 and 4 leads to a research project.
Independent which students begin to design during the 3rd year, and is submitted as a 10,000 word dissertation in March of the final year. Topics chosen by students may include summer work with research institutes and consultancy firms, providing work experience, job skills and useful links to potential employment opportunities.
*Module availability may change from year to year.
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