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  • 1.Why study Geography BSc(Hons) with Geoinformatics or Geography with Archaeology BSc(Hons) at the University of Brighton? Dr Niall Burnside, Course Leader N.G.Burnside@brighton.ac.uk

2. Covers the breadth of Geography Emphasis on either geoinformatics or archaeology Build your own pathway through a mix of compulsory and option modules Focus on your future: careers and community- based learning About Geography with Geoinformatics / Archaeology BSc(Hons) 3. Year 1 Geoinformatics course structure Fundamentals of Physical Geography Global Environmental Issues and Management Surveying Practice GIS 1 Skills for Independent Learning Twenty-first Century Brighton Introduction to Fieldwork Data Presentation & Analysis for Geographers Option Option 4. Year 1 Archaeology course structure Fundamentals of Physical Geography Global Environmental Issues and Management Ancient Societies Surveying Practice Skills for Independent Learning Archaeological Practice Introduction to Fieldwork Data Presentation & Analysis for Geographers Contemporary Human Geographies 5. Introduction to Environmental Hazards Citizenship for the Environment Principles of Ecology Water in the Environment Mathematical Skills Languages Year 1 module options 6. Year 2 modules Advanced Fieldwork Advanced Statistics Skills for Research and Careers 7. Geographical Information Systems Introduction to Remote Sensing Applied Remote Sensing Climate Change Environmental Conservation and Management Environmental Hazards Ice Age Earth Sustainable Development Water in the Landscape Year 2 : Geoinformatics core element and then design your own programme: 8. Societies of Prehistoric Europe Archaeological Excavation Geographical Information Systems Ice Age Earth Environmental Change & Society Climate Change Environmental Conservation and Management Environmental Hazards Year 2 : Archaeology core element and then design your own programme: 9. Application in GIS - Archaeological Management GPS for Surveyors - Archaeology Module Air Quality Management Coastal Environments Environmental Change in Low Latitudes Environmental Assessment Geographical Information Systems Hazards in Cold Environments Water and Health Wetland Environments Year 3: advanced and independent learning 10. Your final year project Independent research Guidance by expert staff Explore a topic of personal interest Possibility of fieldwork abroad Link with future career 11. Teaching is of a high standard and range The course gave me the confidence to succeed Lecturers: willing to help, easy to find, keen to give advice and feedback Brighton Geography very high scores for overall student satisfaction in the National Student Survey 2012 The Brighton experience: what our students say 12. The learning experience Debate and discussion Community- based Field-based Informed by leading research 13. Field-based learning Learning geographical skills in the field Destinations: Greece, Sicily 14. Information Technology including Geographical Information Systems and data management software Research and data handling including research design, analysis and interpretation Presentation skills (written and oral) through posters, seminars and discussion Skills-based learning 15. Top class facilities GIS suite D-GPS and Total Station survey equipment Studentcentral: available 24/7 16. Making the most of your degree Option pathways Focus on your future 17. Course Leader design and management of your study programme Personal Tutor study skills and pastoral care Module Leader academic support Mentoring by fellow students Student Support and Guidance Tutor personal and study support In-house experts in our GIS consultancy team. Making the most of your degree: support network 18. Focus on your future Geography with GeoInformatics or Archaeology graduates will be qualified for a wide range of graduate jobs: numerate and literate Year 2 careers module co-taught with staff from Careers Centre Entrepreneurship through community-based learning Data from our Geography courses show 96% of students working or studying six months after graduation Environment Marketing Finance Civil Service Teaching Planning Entrepreneurship 19. Environment Agency Meteorological Office Local authorities Community groups and local businesses Conservation organisations Department for Energy and Climate Change International placements Placement Year (between year 2 and 3) 20. A great place to be a student 21. Enjoy the rest of your visit www.brighton.ac.uk/set entec@brighton.ac.uk 01273 642288

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