Geography and Environment

Our students benefit from high-quality, research-informed teaching ensuring the very best learning experience. Studying one of our Geography courses at Loughborough University will prepare you for a wide range of exciting and diverse career opportunities.

Why choose Geography and Environment courses at Loughborough?

We offer modules that 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 400 students, we offer a fantastic learning environment.

Our 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.

All of our eligible geography courses are accredited

All our eligible geography courses (BA Geography; BSc Geography; BSc Geography with Economics) are accredited by the Royal Geographical Society (with IBG).

You'll develop highly employable skills

We pride ourselves in supporting our 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.

You'll get the opportunity to go on a fieldcourse!

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. Fieldcourses are available in a range of UK and overseas locations and in recent years these have included Ghana, Namibia, Singapore, Paris, Sweden 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 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