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A fascinating course which focuses on the complex issues associated with the increasingly fragile physical environment upon which our world depends.

Course Resources

Here are some general resources related to Geography.


Overview ๐Ÿ”— This is the Geography section of the University undergraduate prospectus. The most important information about the course is here, including entry requirements, course structure, and prerequisites.

Faculty website ๐Ÿ”— This is the official Faculty webpage for prospective undergraduates, which links to various resources. The most important of them is the course guide ๐Ÿ”— ๐ŸŒŸ, which gives a general overview of what studying Geography at Cambridge is like.

Unofficial Prospectus ๐Ÿ”— This is an unofficial prospectus put together by the Cambridge University Student Union; itโ€™s written based on studentsโ€™ perspectives and gives a better sense of what the day-to-day experience as a Geography student is like, compared to official materials.

More things to explore

Geography at Queens' College ๐Ÿ”— ๐ŸŒŸ A great interview with academics from the Department of Geography.

Cambridge Geography YouTube channel ๐Ÿ”— Find out about the research currently being conducted by the Geography department at Cambridge.

CambTweet Geography ๐Ÿ”— ๐ŸŒŸ Follow the daily life of a current Cambridge Geography student through this Twitter account!

Application Resources

Reading Lists ๐Ÿ”— These are the reading lists for the papers that first-years take. Donโ€™t be intimidated by how long they are; theyโ€™re intended to be worked through over the course of a full academic year, and honestly no one reads everything anyway.

FAQs ๐Ÿ”— ๐ŸŒŸ Some useful answers to common questions about the application process.

InsideUni Geography interview experiences ๐Ÿ”— ๐ŸŒŸ Current students talk about their interview experience, as well as sharing some tips. Weโ€™re biased, but we think theyโ€™re useful!