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Geography and Environment

Geography and Environment Overview

Embark on an enlightening journey in geography at Hertfordshire International College (HIC). Our in-depth pathway course leads to a degree where you can cover everything from Geopolitics to Environmental Science.

Choose from Foundation of an Integrated First Year with HIC and you can enjoy an immersive learning experience in the University of Hertfordshire’s state-of-the-art science building and modern facilities, including one of the largest clinical simulation centres. Immerse yourself in dynamic learning environments, exploring geographical landscapes, and tackling global challenges with cutting-edge technology

Our pathway course provides a solid foundation to developing a comprehensive understanding of the world. Shape the future of geography and the environment with us, where possibilities are boundless.

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Why Herts?

  • Ranked 14th for Geography and Environmental studies in the UK (Guardian University Guide 2022)
  • Ranked in the top 25% in 6 categories in the 2023 National Student Survey (NSS)



  • Interactive Learning Skills and Communication (ILSC)
  • Principles of Computing
  • Chemistry A
  • Mathematics 1
  • Biology A
  • Biology B
  • Chemistry B
  • Mathematics 2

Progression rule to First Year: Minimum 50% pass mark in all modules.

First Year (Integrated)

HIC provide subject specialist skill progression classes during First Year (Integrated).

Progression rule to Second Year and Module Information: More information about the University’s degree modules can be found on the University’s Programme Specifications, these are available under the ‘Further Information’ section on the course pages. Progression rules are also outlined in this document.


  • Climate Change Analyst
  • Climatologist
  • Emergency Management Specialist
  • Geomorphologist
  • Geospatial analyst

Geography and Environment at Herts

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