Geography and Environment

We are renowned for our outstanding employability, student satisfaction and teaching excellence. Studying Geography at Loughborough prepares you for a wide range of careers worldwide.

Why choose Geography and Environment courses at Loughborough?

We offer modules which will develop your understanding of our rapidly changing planet. Through the interlinked strands of human and physical geography, our courses bridge the social sciences and natural sciences. With 50 academic, research and support staff and over 500 students, the Department is a great learning environment.

Our geography students benefit from the wide-ranging, world-renowned expertise of our academic staff, all of whom are committed to high quality, research informed teaching ensuring the very best learning experience.

We have a good choice of geography courses to choose from

...and all eligible courses are accredited

All our eligible geography courses are accredited by the Royal Geographical Society (with IBG).

You'll develop highly employable skills

We pride ourselves in supporting our geography students to fulfil their potential and to graduate as confident, capable, adaptable individuals equipped with the skills that are demanded by today’s employers.

Employability skills are embedded in all our courses and our graduates are appointed in posts across a range of industries and sectors. Studying Geography at Loughborough provides a fantastic opportunity to prepare for a wide range of careers worldwide.

You'll get the opportunity to go on a field trip!

The methods of teaching and learning we use vary from large lecture-based classes to seminars and practical classes, through to individual sessions with an academic advisor. Field courses are available in a range of UK and overseas locations and in recent years these have included New York, Paris, Sweden, Ghana and Wales.

You'll have access to our great facilities

Modern facilities provide the perfect environment for all types of classes, with the latest technology and laboratory equipment available to carry out cutting-edge geographical research. There are also study areas where geography students can work independently or in groups.

The teaching quality and facilities are both superb. We have recently moved into a new Geography department with brand new facilities.

Olivia BSc Geography