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

See our Geography degrees

Earth Sciences

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

See our Earth Sciences degrees

Environmental Science

Environmental Science students on field trip

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

See our Environmental Science


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

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.  


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