Geography and Environment
We offer a range of courses, as well as opportunities to join our wider research community as part of the School of Social Sciences and Humanities. As the integrated study of landscapes, peoples, places and environments, Geography is a vital subject through which to increase understanding of our rapidly changing planet.
Top 10 in the UK for Geography and Environmental Studies
Guardian University Guide 2021
95% of Research Classed as ‘Internationally-recognised’
Top 10 in the UK for Graduate Prospects in Geography and Environmental Science
Complete University Guide 2021
Top 5 in the UK for Student Experience in Geography and Environmental Sciences
Times/Sunday Times Good University Guide 2021
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Retracing the first human steps out of Saudi Arabia: Scientists use footprints to recreate 120,000-year-old comfort break at prehistoric lake
Scientists have pieced together the movements of a small group of early humans as they journeyed out of Africa and into the Arabian Peninsula for the first time – more than 120,000 years ago.
Our academic staff deliver excellent research-informed teaching and we are home to a dynamic community of research students and visiting fellows. Technical and support staff are a vital part of the Geography and Environment student experience and research activities.