BSc Single Honours in Geography with Extended Studies in Europe BSc Single Honours in Geography with Extended Studies in Europe Add another dimension to your university experience How It’s Structured Discover a different culture The first two years of study are based at Queen’s University Belfast, where students take a combination of modules in Geography and their chosen foreign language. This provides a foundation of knowledge and skills in Geography and opportunity to enhance foreign language skills in preparation for a year of studies abroad. Develop your skills in another European The following year students spend studying geography language at one of our partner European universities. We currently have exchange agreements with: France Université Joseph Fourier (Grenoble) Germany Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms Universität (Bonn) Enhance your Georg-August-Universität employability (Gottingen) Italy l’Università di Torino (Turin) Deepen geographical understanding through living and studying abroad Netherlands Universiteit van Amsterdam (Amsterdam) Aims of the Programme Spain Universidad Autónoma de Madrid (Madrid) This undergraduate degree programme provides Universidad de Granada (Granada) students with an opportunity to develop an understand- ing of human and physical environments, acquire skills Sweden Lund University (Lund) in analysing human and physical environments, and gain experience of different perspectives on Geography Placement abroad is organised through Socrates- within Europe. It combines studying Geography at Erasmus, an exchange scheme funded by the Queen’s with a year of studies at another European European Union. The scheme arranges for tuition fees university. to be waived at the host institution, provides opportuni- ties for additional language training and organises a Students’ Comments programme of orientation activities. “The year abroad allowed me to greatly improve my linguistic skills and taught me to live and study in a different environment … it gave me the opportunity to travel and visit other fascinating parts of France and Germany … I would recommend it to all students” (Emily Parker) “It was interesting to experience a totally different university system to the one I was used to. It was my life outside academia which was the highlight though. The atmosphere at the university and in the town was fantastic. It's an experience I will never forget!” (Andrew Giles) BSc Single Honours in Geography with Extended Studies in Europe Eligibility for Socrates-Erasmus is restricted to: citizens of the UK, Ireland or another of the participating coun- tries; and those who have not previously received an Erasmus grant. To find out more consult: www.erasmus.ac.uk. Entry Requirments You will need normally A-level grades: B (in chosen language) + BC (including A-Level Geography) and GCSE Mathematics Grade C. Language options available are French, German and Spanish. Students should indicate their preferred language on their UCAS application form. There are also opportunities for mature students to enter under the ACCESS scheme. UCAS Code: GEOG/EXT STD EUR 4YR [F8RX] Current requirements may be found at: www.qub.ac.uk/home/StudyingatQueens/FindaCourse The scheme offers a great opportunity for students to develop their skills in another European language, discover a different culture and deepen their geographi- cal understanding through living and studying overseas. After a year abroad, students return to Belfast to complete their final year of studies at Queen’s. Degree results are based upon performance in second year (15%), the year abroad (10%) and final year (75%). For further information contact us at: Coordinator for International Programmes, School of Geography, Archaeology and Palaeoecology, Queen’s University Belfast, Belfast, Northern Ireland. BT7 1NN This programme offers an added dimension to your Tel: (028) 9097 5140 university experience, one that enhances your employ- Email: firstname.lastname@example.org ability upon graduation. International experience, Web: www.qub.ac.uk/schools/gap foreign language skills, and an ability to adapt to new challenges and environments will prove to be assets in securing a career in the global job market. Funding Your Year Abroad The Socrates-Erasmus student exchange scheme arranges for tuition fees to be waived at the European University that hosts you. Students can also apply for a mobility grant from the EU to help defray the cost of travel, accommodation and subsistence while living "This project has been carried out with the support of the abroad. European Community".