What will I learn?

This scheme is 50% Physical Geography and 50% Computer Science. As a Physical Geography student, you have the opportunity to study: environmental change, glaciology, fluvial processes, Earth resources, GIS & remote sensing, biogeography and sustainability. Field trips are aplenty throughout your degree. Recent destinations include New Zealand, Crete and Ireland. Laboratory and computer practicals are also at the heart of our teaching, providing you with a range of opportunities to develop your subject-specific and transferable skills.By adding 50% Computer Science to your degree, you will also learn the fundamentals of computer science, and the very latest technology innovations. Core computing coverage includes programming, computer infrastructure, software engineering, scientific Python and agile methodologies. Computer science staff are working at the frontiers of their disciplines and many have significant experience in the industry, often working in co-operation with major international companies.

Which department am I in?

Department of Geography and Earth Sciences

Study options

Full Time (3 Years)

Tuition fees
£16,300.00 (US$ 21,910) per year
This is a fixed fee

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

26 September 2022


Main Site (Aberystwyth)

Penglais Campus,

Penglais Road,



SY23 3DD, Wales

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Minimum final GPA of 3.0-3.2 (depending on subject to be studied) Plus SAT 1100+ (minimum 550 in Maths and 550 Evidence-Based Reading & Writing) or ACT Composite scores of 25 (depending on the subject to be studied); To include either of the following or combination of: Minimum of 2 SAT subjects with scores of 550+ (subject specific requirements for some degree programmes).

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.


About Aberystwyth University

Aberystwyth is one of the best universities in the UK for students looking to receive a world-class, research-led education.

  • Centre of excellence for research quality
  • University of the year for teaching quality (2019)
  • Top university in England & Wales for student satisfaction

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