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Geography

A diverse course covering both human & physical geography.

Preparation

General Information

These links 🔗 are good places to help for Geography (recommended by current students). It is not necessary to look at them all so to help, we've explained why we think each resource is useful so you can decide if it's applicable for you. We've put a ⭐ next to links we think are particularly helpful.

Overview 🔗 🌟 A good overview of the Cambridge course structure and typical entry requirements.

Year 1 🔗 🌟 Year 2 🔗 Year 3 🔗 To find out more about what you’d be studying if you studied Geography here, these pages give an overview of current courses with introductions and reading guides for different papers.

Best preparation before application

The Geographical 🔗 🌟 The Geographical is your ultimate tool! It is a magazine with lots of different articles covering the entire spectrum of Geography.

British Library Online Resources 🔗 🌟 A seemingly infinite amount of online resources for you to learn from and enjoy.

National Geographic 🔗 A magazine useful for graphs, figures, and photographic representation of what is going round in the world.

British Geological Survey 🔗 A world-leading geoscience centre for survey and monitoring; modelling and research; data and knowledge.

Geography Now 🔗 Great and easy way to learn about the world!

Geographical Association 🔗 Great events, articles, and volunteering opportunities.

Application and Interviews

Application

Undergrad Experience 🔗 An undergraduate talking about their experience at Geography

Geography Website 🔗 This page has some really useful answers to common questions, including on personal statements, submitted work and what they are looking for in Geography applicants.

Interviews

Read interviews about Geography.

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Colleges

Official College Websites

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