Geography Courses Abroad
If you want to study Geography, then studying abroad is the right choice!. With a qualification in Geography you can deepen your understanding of the subject and open the doors to a fulfilling career. You have many options to consider, from which country to study in (Canada, Ireland, New Zealand, UK, US) to what type of university would best suit you.
We have over 82 institutions to choose from offering 451 undergraduate courses, 77 postgraduate courses, and 84 Doctorates, all in Geography.
The typical fees for studying Geography range from £6,000 up to £81,000. You may also qualify for a scholarship to help with the funding. These can cover expenses such as tuition fees as well as living costs. You need to ensure you have the right background to apply for Geography and carefully consider the university’s requirements to study there.
You will likely need an English language qualification, such as IELTS or TOEFL.
Top 10 Geography universities abroad
- University of Exeter
- University of Glasgow
- Lancaster University
- University of Leicester
- Victoria University of Wellington
- Keele University
- Swansea University
- University of Birmingham
- Cardiff University
- University of Otago
Geography fees abroad
Tuition fees are an essential requirement you must pay if you want to study Geography. These fees can vary drastically depending on the country and university you choose to study as well as your level of study.
To give a rough idea, we have outlined the minimum and maximum fees you will be expected to pay.
To find out the exact tuition fees you will be required to pay, please refer to your chosen university for Geography.
There are also scholarships available to help you cover costs if you meet the requirements.
The minimum fees for Geography are £6,000.
The maximum fees for Geography are £81,000.
Student visa cost for studying Geography abroad
To study Geography abroad you will need a student visa. The visa will vary in cost depending on where you want to study.
|UK student visa||GBP £363|
|USA student visa||USD $510. This is for the F1 student visa and includes USD $350 SEVIS fee and USD $160 application fee.|
|Canada student visa||CAD $235. This includes the application fee of CAD $150 and the biometrics fee of CAD$85.|
|New Zealand student visa||NZ $530. This figure will vary depending on where you’re applying from.|
|Ireland student visa||EUR €60|
Studying Geography abroad eligibility criteria
To study Geography abroad, you need a set list of documents. The exact requirements differ depending on which country you want to study in. However, in general, you are expected to have the following:
- Academic transcripts
- Application form
- Letter of recommendation
- English language proficiency test scores
- Statement of purpose
- Admissions test results
For any test results, the minimum score you need will depend on the university you are applying to.
Post-study work permit after completing Geography qualification
Once you have completed your qualification in Geography, you will be entitled to apply for a post-study work permit. This permit will allow you to stay behind in the country you studied in in order to find work. The table below outlines how long you can stay in each country.
Each country has different rules regarding applying and when, so make sure you read up on what you need to do so you don’t miss out.
|Country||Name of post-study work visa||Length of time to stay in country|
|UK||Graduate visa||2 years|
|USA||Post-completion Optional Practical Training (OPT)||1 year|
|Canada||Post-graduation work permit (PGWP)||3 years|
|New Zealand||Post-study work visa||3 years|
|Ireland||Third level graduate programme||2 years|
Top Geography Courses
When choosing to study Geography, there are many courses that offer further specialisation in this topic. The list below identifies popular courses where you can narrow down your study even further.
- MSc/Pgdip/ Geographical Information Systems and Environmental ManagementUniversity of Brighton£15,462
- MRes GIS and Remote SensingUniversity of Brighton£15,462
- MSc Geographical Information ScienceUniversity of Exeter£26,000
- MSc/PGDip/PGCert Geospatial and Mapping SciencesUniversity of Glasgow£23,000
- PGDip Geospatial and Mapping SciencesUniversity of Glasgow£17,320
- MSc Geospatial and Mapping SciencesUniversity of Glasgow£25,980
- PGCert Geospatial and Mapping SciencesUniversity of Glasgow£8,660
- MSc Applied Geographical Information Systems (GIS)University of Sheffield£22,000
- MSc Geographical Information SystemsUniversity of Portsmouth£17,200