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Geography is the study of places and the relationships between people and their environments. Geographers explore both the physical properties of Earth’s surface and the human societies spread across it.

Geography is a really useful subject as the skills and knowledge you gain can be used in almost every job sector. 

There are lots of geography related jobs available to deal with the consequences of climate change such as in flood risk management and environmental management. 

There are practical roles working outside as a countryside ranger for the National Trust or planning sustainable transport networks for new towns. You could be using Geographical Information Systems (GIS) to plan where there is demand for a supermarket or working on a project for a charity overseas. 

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Check out more than 800 other job profiles, the above list is just a selection of jobs where an interest in geography could take you, there will be loads more!

Jobs tagged with a leaf are green jobs that may be involved in producing goods or services that help to protect the environment and look after our natural resources.

Examples of apprenticeships that relate to geography:

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Watch a short film on Geography apprenticeships here.

Examples of vocational college courses that relate to geography

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Examples of degree courses that relate to geography:

Royal Agricultural University

Bristol, University of the West of England

University of Bristol

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If you love this subject and want to take it forward, what else can you do right now?

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You can watch some great videos of people who are working in jobs that use geography on Careerpilot or on the BBC Bitesize website.

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