BSc

Daearyddiaeth Ffisegol (gyda blwyddyn sylfaen integredig)

BSc Daearyddiaeth Ffisegol (gyda blwyddyn sylfaen integredig) Cod F84F Diwrnodau Ymweld i Ymgeiswyr Diwrnodau Ymweld i Ymgeiswyr

Ymgeisio Nawr

Prif Ffeithiau

Cod F84F
  • Tariff UCAS

  • Hyd y Cwrs

    4 blwyddyn

Manylion pellach ynglŷn â'r gofynion mynediad

Ymgeisio Nawr

BSc Physical Geography with integrated Foundation Year is delivered by Aberystwyth University’s Department of Geography and Earth Sciences and is the most established and experienced department of its kind - with the unique opportunity to study geography in one of the most picturesque locations in Europe.

Set on the coast of Cardigan Bay and surrounded by a great diversity of beautiful environments, including marine, moorland, mountain and grassland, the Department of Geography and Earth Sciences is uniquely placed to make the most of the stunning landscapes that surround it, providing you with a fabulous variety of fieldwork and recreational opportunities. This degree accredited by the Royal Geographical Society (with IBG) will equip you with the skills, abilities and expertise to face and engage with the challenges facing society today.

The integrated foundation year - designed for prospective students who do not have a sufficient or relevant academic background - is the perfect option to access this highly-sort scheme. In the foundation year, you will be brought up to speed on the fundamentals of Physical Geography, providing a solid base for you to go on and enjoy the full undergraduate degree.

Bodlonrwydd Myfyrwyr Cyffredinol a Chanlyniadau Cyflogadwyedd

Ymhlith y 10 uchaf yn y DU ym maes Daearyddiaeth a Gwyddor Amgylcheddol (Canllaw Prifysgolion Da y 'Times' a'r 'Sunday Times' 2019). 

91% boddhad cyffredinol myfyrwyr yn yr Adran Daearyddiaeth a Gwyddor Daear. (ACF 2019)

97% o’n graddedigion mewn gwaith a/neu astudiaethau pellach o fewn chwe mis ar ôl graddio, 4% yn uwch na graddedigion y Gwyddorau Ffisegol yn genedlaethol (HESA 2018*)

Trosolwg

Following the foundation year, the syllabus of this course is identical to its sister course [Physical Geography, F840].

Why study Physical Geography at Aberystwyth University?

As a large dynamic Geography community we are able to offer you an extremely broad range of geographical specialism, opportunities and facilities:

  • River catchment processes;
  • Glaciology;
  • Biogeography;
  • Quaternary Environmental change;
  • Current trends in Geohazards;
  • Remotes Sensing and Geographical Information Systems;
  • Fieldwork opportunities in New Zealand, Crete, New York, and Ireland;
  • Travel awards available each year to fund your own adventures (up to £400);
  • State of the art teaching facilities with the latest technology to enhance learning;
  • Fully stocked laboratories with an array of analytical instruments e.g. mass spectrometers and core scanners of which can be used for fieldwork and independent study.
Ein Staff

Yr Adran Daearyddiaeth a Gwyddorau Daear: mae gan bob un o'r darlithwyr gymhwyster hyd at safon PhD neu maent yn gweithio tuag at PhD.

Modiwlau

Noder: Y modiwlau a restrir isod yw'r modiwlau y bwriedir eu cyflwyno ar hyn o bryd yn ystod y flwyddyn academaidd nesaf ac mae'n bosibl y gallant newid. Maent wedi'u cynnwys yma i roi syniad o strwythur y cwrs.

Fe'i cyflwynir yn rhannol neu'n gyflawn drwy gyfrwng yn Saesneg

Core

Teitl y Modiwl Cod y Modiwl Gwerth Credyd
Academic Skills Foundation 1 IC07620 20
Foundation - Learning Experience 1 GS00220 20
Information Technology For University Students CS01120 20
Academic Skills Foundation 2 IC07720 20
Foundation - Dialogue GS00120 20
Learning Experience 2 GS00320 20

Core

Teitl y Modiwl Cod y Modiwl Gwerth Credyd
Amgylcheddau Wyneb Y Ddaear * DA10610 10
Byw Gyda Newid Byd-eang * DA11020 20

Opsiynau

Teitl y Modiwl Cod y Modiwl Gwerth Credyd
Newid A Gwrthdaro: Cynhyrchu Gofodau Gwledig A Threfol DA10520 20
Bywyd Ar Y Ddaear DA11110 10
Fe'i cyflwynir yn rhannol neu'n gyflawn drwy gyfrwng yn Saesneg

Core

Teitl y Modiwl Cod y Modiwl Gwerth Credyd
An Introduction To Earth Materials GS12520 20
Climate Change: Impacts, Perceptions, Adaptations * GS10810 10
Global Ecology And Soil Systems GS10410 10
Researching The World: Data Collection And Analysis GS13020 20
The Atmosphere And The Water Cycle GS12210 10

Opsiynau

Teitl y Modiwl Cod y Modiwl Gwerth Credyd
Conflict And Change: The Making Of Urban And Rural Spaces GS10220 20
The Dynamic Earth GS11710 10
Life On Earth GS10310 10
Place And Identity GS14220 20
The Geological Evolution Of The British Isles GS11810 10

Core

Teitl y Modiwl Cod y Modiwl Gwerth Credyd
Geomorffoleg Afonol DA22510 10

Opsiynau

Teitl y Modiwl Cod y Modiwl Gwerth Credyd
Daearberyglon * DA22810 10
Fe'i cyflwynir yn rhannol neu'n gyflawn drwy gyfrwng yn Saesneg

Core

Teitl y Modiwl Cod y Modiwl Gwerth Credyd
Catchment Systems GS25210 10
Chemical Analysis Of Natural Materials GS21010 10
Geographical Information Systems GS23710 10
Geography Fieldwork * GS22420 20
Level 2 Geography Tutorial * GS22110 10
Physical Analysis Of Natural Materials GS22010 10
Quantitative Analysis Of Geographical Data GS23810 10
Reconstructing Past Environments GS21910 10
The Frozen Planet GS23510 10

Opsiynau

Teitl y Modiwl Cod y Modiwl Gwerth Credyd
Earth Resources And Environmental Impacts GS23110 10
Fundamentals Of Geochemistry GS22720 20

Opsiynau

Teitl y Modiwl Cod y Modiwl Gwerth Credyd
Rheoli’r Amgylchedd Gymreig DA31720 20
Fe'i cyflwynir yn rhannol neu'n gyflawn drwy gyfrwng yn Saesneg

Core

Teitl y Modiwl Cod y Modiwl Gwerth Credyd
Geography Dissertation * GS34040 40

Opsiynau

Teitl y Modiwl Cod y Modiwl Gwerth Credyd
Earth Observation From Satellites And Aircraft GS32020 20
Geographical Information Systems GS32820 20
Palaeoenvironmental Change Beyond The Ice Sheets GS33120 20
Processes In Glacial Environments GS33420 20
People, Climate And Environment: A Palaeoenvironmental Perspective GS33720 20
The Great Ice Sheets GS33220 20
Volcanic Activity: Hazards And Environmental Change GS30420 20

Cyflogadwyedd

What can I do with a degree in Physical Geography?

Our graduates have, for example, found employment as environmental consultants, planners, civil servants, surveyors, in and in education among many other things.

Employability is embedded within all courses provided by us. Our degrees provide a solid foundation for a vast array of careers across a range of sectors. In a rapidly shifting global economy, our graduates are adaptable and able to draw on a range of transferable skills, ensuring that they are always in demand.

The skill sets include:

  • Enhanced mathematical and computational skills;
  • Effective problem solving and creative thinking skills;
  • Information technology skills;
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team;
  • Time-management, organisational skills;
  • Communication skills both written and oral;
  • Self-motivation and self-reliance.

Addysg a Dysgu

What will I learn?

The breakdown below will provide you with an illustration of what you may study during the four-year degree scheme.

In the first foundation year, you will be introduced to core components of Physical Geography.

In your second year, you will be introduced to:

  • Key concepts in geographical study;
  • Issues and techniques in the collection, analysis and presentation of geographical data;
  • Climate change;
  • Landscape processes;
  • Global Environmental Change.

In your third year you will develop further in:

  • Laboratory and computer research skills in preparation for your independent research project;
  • You will learn how to analyse quantitative data sets;
  • Produce maps and other graphical representations of geographical data;
  • Participate in a residential field trip in the UK or overseas;
  • You can also choose optional modules to specialise or simply maintain a broad interest across Geography.

In your final year:

  • You will undertake an independent research project involving collection, analysis and interpretation of your own data;
  • You will be allocated your own advisor who will provide guidance;
  • Optional modules as diverse as glaciology, hydrology, volcanic hazards, and past climate change will enable you to tailor your study to suit your interests.

How will I be taught?

Our courses are taught through lectures, seminars, laboratory and computer practicals, small group tutorials, field courses and individual supervision of project work.

How will I be assessed?

We assess our students through a different range of methods. Some modules are assessed in part through traditional exams, but some have elements of coursework. We also have some modules that may require the student to produce practical reports, oral presentations, the design of web pages, production of short films, or contribution to online discussion forums. Some modules, notably the tutorials and field courses are assessed entirely through coursework.

Gofynion Mynediad Nodweddiadol

Tariff UCAS

Lefel A Available to candidates without formal qualifications who have suitable background education, experience and motivation.

Gofynion TGAU (o leiaf gradd C/4):
English or Welsh and Mathematics

Diploma Cenedlaethol BTEC:

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