Year 1 of the course consists of 4 main areas:
• Tectonic Processes and Hazards – a study of the causes of tectonic hazards, the impact of tectonic activity on people, and responses.
• Landscape Systems, Processes and Change – an integrated study of processes, landforms and landscapes.
• Globalisation – causes and consequences for different people and places.
• Shaping Places: Regenerating Places – the meanings and identities attached to different places.
Year 2 of the course comprises of:
• The Water Cycle and Water Insecurity – human and natural factors that impact on water cycling, consequences for water security and future conflicts.
• The Carbon Cycle and Energy Security – human and natural factors, the consequences for ecosystems and management strategies.
• Superpowers – the reasons for shifting economic and political power, the impacts of superpowers and their influence in governing the global commons.
• Health and Human Rights – consideration of variations in levels of human development and the interventions used to support the promotion of Human Rights.