Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences - University of Portsmouth
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Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences

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

Undergraduate Courses
Postgraduate Courses
Flexible and professional
Postgraduate Research

Undergraduate courses

Engineering Geology and Geotechnics

BEng (Hons)

Accredited by the Geological Society of London and the Engineering Council through the Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining, this course provides geological and geotechnical expertise for engineering roles within the construction industry.

Study mode: full time

Environmental Science

MEnvSci

This integrated undergraduate and Master's degree develops your skills and knowledge to build a greener, more sustainable world.

Study mode: full time

Environmental Science

BSc (Hons)

This intergrated Undergraduate and Master's degree will develop your skills and knowledge to build a greener, more sustainable world.

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)

BA Geography is a highly practical and hands-on course which incorporates the social, cultural, economic and political aspects of geography.

Study mode: full time

Geology

MGeol

MGeol Geology is an integrated, four-year Master's degree programme that prepare you for a successful career in academia or industry.

Study mode: full time

Geology

BSc (Hons)

This dynamic and accredited course combines outdoor studies and laboratory techniques to provide insights into the earth and how it has evolved.

Study mode: full time

Marine Environmental Science

BSc (Hons)

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

This MEnvSci is a combined undergraduate and Master's degree in Marine Environmental Science.

Study mode: full time

Palaeontology

MGeol

Accredited by the Geological Society of London, this integrated Master's course places great emphasis on practical learning and developing your transferable skills for employment as a professional palaeontologist/geoscientist.

Study mode: full time

Palaeontology

BSc (Hons)

Accredited by the Geological Society of London, this course emphasises practical learning and developing the transferable skills for employment as a professional palaeontologist/geoscientist.

Study mode: full time

Sustainable Environmental Management

BSc (Hons)

This exciting course gives you the chance to explore one of the most significant challenges facing humanity today: sustainable environmental management.

Study mode: full time


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Postgraduate courses

Coastal and Marine Resource Management

MSc

Coastal and Marine Resource Management is an accredited and stimulating course focusing on 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

This vocational and research-informed course from one of the leading geosciences departments in the UK develops your skills and knowledge to become a management specialist for crisis or disaster situations.

Study mode: full time | part time

Engineering Geology

MSc

MSc Engineering Geology is 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 and well-established, this Master's course is taught by cross-disciplinary expertise in geological hazards, environmental sciences and applied geology.

Study mode: full time | part time


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Postgraduate Research

Geography

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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