Geography: What will it do for you? Why Study Geography?
Why Geography? • Wide scope of material covered • Versatile • Combines well with a variety of other subjects • Provides an excellent skills base • Interesting to employers
Key skills gained from Geography • Communication skills • Teamwork • Management skills • Analytical skills • Spatially, socially and environmentally aware
Geography and Careers • Development • Ecosystems and Environment • Mapping and Computing • Population • Land and Water Processes • Settlement and Industry • Tourism
Will Geography lead me to a career? • Statistics show that Geography graduates are among the most employable • 3 main fields: Management and administration, marketing and finance • Post Graduate study • Helps you develop transferable skills for a flexible career path
Career resources available • www.rgs.org/education • RGS-IBG careers poster • Geography and Careers: Exploring the world of work • University Geography Course Guide 2005