Undergraduate degree courses

Study with us and be part of a vibrant community of staff and students making real-world impact by addressing past, current and future challenges in the fields of geography, earth sciences, environmental science and urban planning.

The research-led teaching on our flexible degree courses ensures an inspirational and enquiry-based learning environment in the classroom, lab and field. You will graduate as a highly employable, independent global citizen with a broad range of transferable skills.


Geography students

Geography is about the shape of the world and our place within it; connecting, people, places and planet

See the Geography degrees

Earth Sciences

Geology students on field trip to Pembrokeshire

Geology, or Earth Science, is the scientific study of our planet: its formation, its structure and its evolution

See the Earth Sciences degrees

Environmental Science

Students on Environmental Sciences fieldwork

Environmental scientists study interactions between physical, chemical and biological processes in the environment

Environmental Science degrees


Architecture in Birmingham, UK

Urban and regional planning lies at the heart of many of the major challenges that face existing and future generations

See the Planning degrees

The teaching in the School was rated as 'excellent', the highest grade, by the Higher Educational Funding Council for England (HEFCE) in the teaching quality assessment.

Unconditional offers will be made to high-quality applicants who are predicted AAA or above at A level. For details see the Unconditional Offer Scheme 2015

Foundation programmes

For international students from 12-year education systems, all the above programmes are available with a foundation year through the Birmingham Foundation Academy.