Department of Geography
Your place in the world.
What we offer
Fieldwork is an integral and important part of the degree programmes within the Department of Geography. All of our students take part in fieldwork in places as diverse as Arctic Lapland, Berlin, Barcelona and Malta. There are three opportunities in the first year, a week long residential in the second year, and various field days in the third year.
Postgraduate research opportunities
The Department of Geography has a thriving postgraduate research programme and welcomes enquiries and applications from prospective full time and part time UK, EU and international PhD researchers. PhD researchers conduct independent and original research on a chosen topic, working closely with a team led by a supervisor who guides and advises them throughout their study.
Institute of Environmental Management & Assessment
The Department of Geography has a formal association with the Institute of Environmental Management and Assessment (IEMA) through the 'IEMA for Education' programme. This allows our students to become members of IEMA (at no cost) and gain access to a vast range of services and information from environmental professionals. The IEMA link offers our students employability support and access to specialist advice and networks. IEMA is seen as the leading body for environmental professionals and membership is often required for many graduate vacancies.
The latest news and updates from the Department of Geography.
New degree - BSc Sustainable Environmental Management
The Department of Geography is launching a new and exciting degree for 2017-18 entry. The BSc in Sustainable Environmental Management will provide students with the skills to understand environmental challenges across a broad range of areas. This degree will equip students with the latest practical, pragmatic and employable skills which are currently being employed to reduce environmental harm and increase environmental benefits. It will investigate and challenge your conceptions of sustainability and consider how governments, corporations, and individuals can mitigate environmental impacts. This degree will be accredited by the Institute of Environmental Management and Assessment (IEMA) the worldwide alliance of environment and sustainability professionals. You can apply for this degree programme now using UCAS code DD 47 for entry in September 2017.