Geography Thesis (F8038)

30 credits, Level 6

Autumn and spring teaching

During your final year, you are required to prepare a study to illustrate their ability to design and implement an empirical investigation in geography. The Geography Project entails the collection and analysis of primary data. You will have been given instruction in specific techniques of collecting and handling data and primary source material as well as advice on the presentational format required in the Level 2 module Research Skills, and will be given individual supervision in the design, conduct and writing up of your project throughout your final year.


20%: Practical (Project)
80%: Seminar


15%: Coursework (Observation)
85%: Written assessment (Dissertation)

Contact hours and workload

This module is 300 hours of work. This breaks down into 10 hours of contact time and 290 hours of independent study.

This module is running in the academic year 2019/20. We also plan to offer it in future academic years. It may become unavailable due to staff availability, student demand or updates to our curriculum. We’ll make sure to let our applicants know of such changes to modules at the earliest opportunity.