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Downloads. Geography, School of. Geography, School of Key measures: Positive Outcomes: 97.5%, Graduate prospects: 80.5%, Graduate employment: 78.3% Graduate destinations: Work Full-time: 66%, Work Part-time: 8%, Work & Study: 7%, Further study: 18%, Unemployed: 2% Top industry sectors: Buying, Selling & Retail; Event Management, Leisure, Hospitality & Tourism; Education; Finance; Property & Construction Salary levels: Under £10,000: 21%, £10,000-£19,999: 29%, £20,000-£29,999: 43%, £30,000-£39,999: 7%, Over £40,000: 0% The Leeds Network We have an extensive network of alumni with a wide range of experiences, doing all kinds of jobs.

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What can I do with my degree in geography? The analytical and research skills gained from your geography degree are attractive to a range of employers Job options Jobs directly related to your degree: Jobs where your degree would be useful: Remember that many employers accept applications from graduates with any degree subject, so don't restrict your thinking to the jobs listed here.

What can I do with my degree in geography?

To find out what jobs would suit you, log in to My Prospects. Work experience The direction your career takes may depend on your interest in physical or human geography. The technical and interpersonal skills you develop during your degree will equip you to apply for a range of jobs when you graduate. Geography degree career options. Geography isn’t an obviously vocational subject like law or medicine, which means it can be a little scary for geography students to decide what to do when they graduate.

Geography degree career options

This guide should help you think about the skills you have, the jobs they can be applied to, and the options available. Specific skills you will have gained include: The ability to view problems from a number of angles. The ability to write a professional standard document, as well as effective verbal communication. The ability to work to deadlines gained from projects and fieldwork. There are a broad range of careers open to a geography graduate. Leeds University Library /S@L. Careers with geography. Geography in the UK. The importance of geography in schools and higher education in the UK: information on how the subject is increasingly popular, influential, valued, and appealing to employers.

Geography in the UK

“So many of the world's current issues – at a global scale and locally - boil down to geography, and need the geographers of the future to help us understand them. Global warming as it affects countries and regions, food and energy security, the degradation of land and soils from over-use and misuse, the spread of disease, the causes and consequences of migration, and the impacts of economic change on places and communities.” Michael Palin (RGS-IBG Immediate Past President) These are just some of the challenges facing the next generation, which geographers must help address. Society for Underwater Technology. How Geography Finds a Place in Marine Science and Technology The oceans and seas have been the inspiration first for geographical exploration, from the days of Christopher Columbus onwards; and then for scientific exploration, especially since the famous oceanographic voyages of HMSChallenger in the 1870s.

Society for Underwater Technology

In the 1970s and 1980s, attention was sharply focused on the world ocean through negotiations for the United Nations Law of the Sea Convention concluded in 1982. Although by the mid 1990s there were still some nations which had not signed up to the convention, the extension of coastal state jurisdiction over continental shelves and exclusive economic zones out to 200 nautical miles gave many states a strong measure of control and responsibility for over 40 percent of the ocean.

Employabilitydemandforgeography.pdf. Going places with geography. UK Geography Jobs - Town Planning. Charity_and_development_work_agcas_insight.pdf. Young Geographer. Young Geographer membership is ideal for students and recent graduates who want to demonstrate their enthusiasm for the subject, whether for their studies and personal interest, university applications or job applications.

Young Geographer

Also available as a gift. Whether planning a gap year, thinking about geography careers or learning from contemporary geographers, the Society has the resources, expertise and events to inspire and support the next generation of geographers. Benefits Stay informed about geography for your studies Access to Geography in the News, the Society’s educational resource containing in-depth case studies on contemporary news stories and key issues – a great revision tool for GCSE and A Level Receive resources on studying geography and future careers. Chartered Geographer. Frequently asked questions about membership. Browse through our frequently asked questions about membership.

Frequently asked questions about membership

Not found what you're looking for? Just get in touch by calling +44 (0)20 7591 3080 or email membership@rgs.org and we'll gladly help. Membership – general questions Fellowship School membership Visiting the Society Events Have we missed something? Membership – general questions 1. Our Join now page gives a brief overview of all the membership categories. Membership. Society membership is for anyone who wishes to be inspired by and stay informed about our planet, its peoples and environments.

Membership

Also available as a gift. Benefits Stay informed about geography and the Society Receive a monthly copy of Geographical magazine, either in hard copy or digitally Receive our seasonal autumn, spring and summer Bulletins and a monthly e-update with Society news and events Watch high-quality recordings of our Monday Night lectures online (from January 2015) Connect with the community of geographers. Fellowship. Our Fellows come from a wide range of professional backgrounds from all over the world.

Fellowship

Some Fellows join to be part of the 15,500-strong community of geographers, some join for professional recognition whilst others join because they want to give something back to geography. United by a passion for the discipline, Fellows are vital to the Society’s mission to advance geography, and they enable us to achieve so much more as a result of their expertise, knowledge and enthusiasm for the discipline. Benefits. Fieldwork & expeditions training and advice from Geography Outdoors. Downloads. AGI: Association for Geographic Information, promoting geospatial inovation. Royal Geographical Society (with IBG): the heart of geography. RICS: Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors. Fieldwork & expeditions training and advice from Geography Outdoors.