Geography – exchange modules

The School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences at the University of Plymouth offers a wide range of courses covering physical and human geography. Our modules cover many of the pressing sustainability challenges facing the planet today, including sustainable cities, climate change, environmental politics, rivers, coasts and dry environments.

The following undergraduate and postgraduate modules are available to exchange students studying geography at the University of Plymouth. Further information about our courses can be found within the School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences

Conditions:

  • You can choose to study modules from different years, but it is your responsibility to ensure that there is no timetable clash. 
  • Undergraduate students cannot take on masters level modules.

If you want to come and have a chat please email us to make an appointment.

Appointments are generally available Monday to Friday between 10.00 - 11.30 and 14.00 - 15.30 on a pre-arranged basis.

First year modules

All modules are 20 credits

Semester 1:

  • GGX1205: Geographical Journeys
  • GGP1205: Catchments and Coasts
  • GGH1202: Changing Places

Semester 2:

  • GGX1206: Geography and Sustainability
  • GGP1206: Environment and Climate
  • GGH1203: Culture, Society and Space

Second year modules

All modules are 20 credits.

Semester 1:

  • GGH2206: Nature, Country and Society
  • GGP2206: Quaternary to Anthropocene
  • GGP2207: Catchment to Coast
  • GGX2203a: Geographical Information Systems
  • HTM216: Tourism, Development and Culture

Semester 2:

  • GGX2204: Fieldwork in Geography
  • GGH2207: Transport, Travel and Mobilities
  • ENVS2005: Weather and Climate
  • GGX2203b: Geographical Information Systems

Third year modules

All modules are 20 credits.

Semester 1:

  • GGH3207: Sustainable Cities
  • GGH3208: Citizenship, Territory and War
  • GGP3205: Global Climate Change
  • GGP3208: Restless Landscapes and Resilience
  • GGX3203: Work Based Learning in Geography
  • GGX3204: Big Data and Spatial Analytics

Semester 2:

  • GGH3209 Living Landscapes
  • GGH3210 Environmental Politics and Governance
  • GGP3204 Biological Conservation
  • GGP3207 Desertification and Dryland Change