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Unit information: Geography with Study in Continental Europe in 2022/23

Please note: It is possible that the information shown for future academic years may change due to developments in the relevant academic field. Optional unit availability varies depending on both staffing, student choice and timetabling constraints.

Unit name Geography with Study in Continental Europe
Unit code GEOG35000
Credit points 120
Level of study H/6
Teaching block(s) Teaching Block 4 (weeks 1-24)
Unit director Dr. Bingham
Open unit status Not open




School/department School of Geographical Sciences
Faculty Faculty of Science


This unit comprises the year spent abroad by B.Sc. students on the 4 year "Geography with Study in Continental Europe" degree programme. The precise content of this unit will vary on an individual basis dependant on which host institution on the Continent the student opts to study at. Host institutions will be in French, German, Italian and Spanish speaking countries.

Intended learning outcomes

Specific Learning outcomes will depend on the institution selected and the units studied. However, it is anticipated that students will also benefit from the following:

- Fluency in a foreign language - Experience of Geography in a non-UK

context - Experience of different study methods and styles and the chance to extend knowledge beyond the units that are delivered in Bristol - Preparation for a career relating to International Environments - The opportunity to broaden horizons and be immersed in a new and exciting cultural environment

Teaching details

Dependent on the host institution and the units selected

Assessment Details

Assessment will clearly depend on the host institution and the units of study selected. Students will be expected to select units of study at a level equivalent to University of Bristol level 6. The mark for this unit will be derived solely from the translation of marks achieved at the host University via algorithms agreed by the University of Bristol.


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