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Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences

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Our courses focus on getting you out in the field to study different cultures, societies, habitats and climates

Undergraduate courses Undergraduate courses

I went to Northern Finland on a fieldtrip where we stayed above the Arctic Circle, saw the Northern Lights and undertook research into climate change.

Eloise Kate Marner, BSc (Hons) Physical Geography student 2015

Engineering Geology and Geotechnics

BEng (Hons) Accredited

Accredited by the Geological Society of London, this course provides geological and geotechnical expertise for engineering roles within the construction industry

Study mode: full time

Environmental Science

MEnvSci Subject to approval

The MEnvSci is an integrated undergraduate and masters degree in Environmental Sciences.

Study mode: full time

Environmental Science

BSc (Hons) Accredited

A scientific study of the physical, chemical and biological processes that affect the environment, with the chance to develop practical skills for environmental research

Study mode: full time | part time

Geography

BSc (Hons)

Engage with some of the most important global issues of today and explore the physical, environmental, social and political aspects of our world

Study mode: full time

Geography

BA (Hons)

A highly practical and hands-on course designed to incorporate the social, cultural, economic and political aspects of geography

Study mode: full time

Geological Hazards

MGeol Subject to approval

The MGeol is a combined undergraduate and masters degree in Geological Hazards.

Study mode: full time

Geological Hazards

BSc (Hons) Accredited

A course which allows you to study the physical processes of earth’s environment through fieldwork and in the laboratory

Study mode: full time

Geology

MGeol Starts 2016 - subject to approval

The MGeol is an integrated undergraduate and masters degree in Geology.

Study mode: full time

Geology

BSc (Hons) Accredited

A dynamic and accredited course combining outdoor studies and laboratory techniques to provide insights into the earth and how it has evolved

Study mode: full time

Human Geography

BA (Hons)

Covering social geography and the major environmental challenges of the twenty-first century, this course provides a firm grounding in all aspects of human geography

Study mode: full time

Marine Environmental Science

BSc (Hons) Accredited

Learn how the marine environment functions and how human activities affect environmental processes in the sea and on our coastlines

Study mode: full time

Marine Environmental Science

MEnvSci Starts 2016 - subject to approval

This MEnvSci is a combined undergraduate and masters degree in Marine Environmental Science.

Study mode: full time

Palaeontology

MGeol Starts 2016 - subject to approval

The MGeol in Palaeontology is an integrated undergraduate and masters degree course.

Study mode: full time

Palaeontology

BSc (Hons) Accredited

Integrating geology and biology to study a range of Earth-related topics encompassing evolution and ecology to extinction

Study mode: full time

Physical Geography

BSc (Hons)

A hands-on study of the global physical environment, with an emphasis on practical laboratory work and field investigations

Study mode: full time

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Postgraduate courses Postgraduate courses

Coastal and Marine Resource Management

MSc Accredited

An accredited and stimulating course for the effective management of coastal and marine resources with the goal of sustainability at its core

Study mode: full time | part time

Crisis and Disaster Management

MSc

A vocational and research-informed course from one of the leading geosciences departments in the UK, producing management specialists for crisis or disaster situations

Study mode: full time | part time

MSc Engineering Geology

MSc Accredited

An accredited course with a reputable record of producing specialists in engineering geology and geotechnics for the construction industry

Study mode: full time | part time

Environmental Geology and Contamination

MSc

In response to the shortage of qualified contaminated land specialists, this course provides training to identify and help prevent risks to human health and the environment

Study mode: full time | part time

Geographical Information Systems

MSc

This long-running course provides a high level of competency in geographical information handling and training on specialist GIS equipment

Study mode: full time | part time

Geological and Environmental Hazards

MSc Accredited

An accredited and well-established course informed by cross-disciplinary expertise in geological hazards, environmental sciences and applied geology

Study mode: full time | part time

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Lightbulb Postgraduate Research

Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences

PhD and MPhil opportunities

Research areas include: geographies of health, well-being and lifecourse, historical geography and spatial analysis, environmental processes and change, applied geoscience, crustal evolution, ecotoxicology and environmental modelling, applied physics, biodiversity and evolution, rock mechanics...

Science

MRes

This course provides a valuable research grounding for a wide range of science career opportunities, including preparation for MPhil or PhD study....

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