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School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences

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.

Earth Sciences is the scientific study of our planet, with diverse topics such as tectonic processes, climate change, volcanic hazards, and the evolution of life. It truly is a global science. Our exciting research-led programmes, accredited by the Geological Society of London, are delivered by enthusiastic experts in their fields. With an extensive and accessible fieldwork programme, designed to develop your skills and complemented by cutting-edge digital capture and mapping methods, you will have the opportunity to visit local, regional and international locations. By studying with us you will embark on an enriching journey building a strong foundation and skill set for your professional future.