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The Ivy League Online Research Programme matches you with an expert academic from an Ivy League University. 1:1 tutoring combines subject study with the creation of your own academic research project, as well as developing key skills essential for success in higher education.
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Develop a pre-university research project in Geography

Do you want to understand the geography of the world and how humans interact with it? Do you often wonder just how big and different it is and how different cultures adapt in a different way to the environment and resources at their disposal?

The Geography Ivy League Online Research Programme will allow you to explore different areas of the field, developing a good understanding of specific topics you’re passionate about through your own research project.


What is the 1:1 Research Programme designed by Ivy League tutors?

The Ivy League Online Research Programme (‘ILORP’) is designed by faculty from Ivy League universities for students who want to enhance their personal research and study skills in preparation for university, whilst also developing deeper knowledge in their chosen field.

Led by your personal tutor, you will undertake a research project assessed at university-level and receive regular 1:1 supervisions from an expert academic.

This course is ideal for students wanting to gain invaluable experience for writing a dissertation or thesis at university, whilst also familiarising themselves with the demands of studying at a top tier university. Alternatively, this is a fantastic opportunity to experience a subject you have never studied before!

1:1 Tutoring From Expert Academics

Key Benefits

Students on the Ivy League Online Research Programme will develop key skills essential for success at higher education.

Independent Study & Research Skills

Top universities including Ivy League universities place a huge emphasis on the importance of self-study and development, and this course will help you learn more about how best to research and achieve your goals

Academic Writing

The research project will culminate either in a dissertation-style essay or a complex presentation. Both formats will require you to be able to present your work to a high-quality, including how to frame arguments, analyse and reference appropriately.

Ivy League Teaching Experience

The Ivy League Online Research Programme provides a unique opportunity to learn from expert academics, and experience top-quality tuition, similar to undergraduates studying at leading Ivy League universities such as Harvard, Yale and Princeton.

1:1 Tutoring From Expert Academics

Key Benefits

How It Works

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Receive A Personalised Programme Tailored To Your Goals

1. Submit Your Enrolment
Once you have submitted your enrolment and paid a deposit, you will be send a booking confirmation asking for more information on your academic background and goals.

2. Be Matched With One Of Our Expert Tutors
Using your academic background form, our team will match your profile with one of our expert tutors from an Ivy League university: Harvard University, Columbia University, Cornell University, Dartmouth College, Harvard University, University of Pennsylvania, Princeton University or Yale University.

3. Receive Your Course Induction Pack
Once your tutor has been found, timetable confirmed and full fees received, you will receive final instructions containing details about your programme, such as a course overview, how to access your virtual classroom, as well as any additional material from your tutor.

4. Start Your Course
The course is available as an intensive 1 day, two week or 10 week programme, with 1:1 tutorials each week. You will also be required to research and prepare your project in your own time.

5. Graduate
At the end of the course, your academic research project will be independently assessed and you will receive a certificate of completion, as well as a detailed evaluation from your tutor.

How It Works

Sample Geography Research Projects

Want to explore a different theme? Our tutors can deliver tailor-made programmes to suit your needs.
  • Module 1 - Human Geography

    Human geography An introduction to a broad branch of geography that consists of many sub-disciplinary fields, such as economic, urban, social, cultural, political, and historical geography. You will have an opportunity to learn how these concepts evolved and interacted with each other throughout the last two centuries.
  • Module 2 - Physical Geography

    This module will introduce you to the concepts of the earth system processes. You will draw parallels on how the Earth’s physical environment is the basis for and is affected by human activity.
  • Module 3 - Environmental Geography

    Environmental geography In this module, you will assess the impact of human presence on the environment by measuring the result of human activity on natural landforms and cycles. You will have an opportunity to debate the most pressing environmental problems and will have an opportunity to present plausible solutions.
  • Module 4 - Geopolitics

    This module looks at the concept of international relations, with greater emphasis on geographical factors. You will review some notable historical examples, such as the rise of the British Empire, as proof that geopolitical location plays a major part in the political arena even to this day.
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Sample Research Projects
  • 10 Week Online Research Programme, Monday Starts (Extensive)

  • 2 Week Online Research Programme (Bespoke Start Date)

  • 2 Week Online Research Programme, Monday Starts (Classic)

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10, 20 or 40 hours of academic contact time with a personal tutor from an Ivy League university
Personalised syllabus tailored to your academic goals
Create your own independently assessed research project
Develop key skills essential for success in higher education, such as a research, independent study and academic writing
Access to a secure online platform to facilitate progress and communication between the student and the tutor
Certificate of completion
Detailed personalised evaluation written by your tutor
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