Prof Heather Viles, Head of School

"Geography has never been more relevant, as the world faces increasing challenges, and solutions to human and environmental problems are urgently being sought. Our completely revised Oxford Geography course provides undergraduate students with a wide range of experience and skills across the breadth of geography, based on in-depth teaching from our many expert staff."

Prof Heather Viles, Head of School

How to apply


To make an application please follow the instructions on the University of Oxford's Undergraduate Admissions website.

About the BA in Geography course

Course information

Explore our course information to:

  • learn about the course and how it is taught and assessed
  • find out whether you meet our selection criteria
  • decide how to choose a college
  • meet our teaching staff and some of our current students
  • discover your potential career and further study opportunities as one of our graduates

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Open days

We hold an annual Department Open Day and participate in the University's Oxford Open Days with events and info provided for prospective undergraduate students.

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Info for current students

Course information, timetables, and teaching materials for current students are provided through our Intranet and WebLearn. The current Undergraduate Lecture Timetable is available on this website.

Please also see the main University of Oxford Student Gateway for more information.

SoGE Alumni Network

The School has an active alumni community. With over 5,000 former geography undergraduates as well as more than 1,500 Masters and DPhil graduates this network is a growing source of professional contacts, knowledge, and advice.

Learn more about the SoGE Alumni Network.