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 trip

Geography 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 degrees

Global Environmental Change and Sustainability

air pollution management

A new interdisciplinary program providing the skills to address major challenges of our global future.

See our Global Environmental Change and Sustainability degrees

Urban and Regional Planning


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

See our Geography and Urban and Regional Planning degrees

Geography degrees

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.