Department of Geography
Thanks for coming to our open day - we hope you feel inspired after your visit.
You'll find some useful information here about our human and physical geography courses, our department and facilities, the support we can give you, and you can read some of our student profiles.
Our human geography course explores relationships between people and our planet. Learn how to tackle key global challenges such as climate change, poverty and inequality, geopolitical uncertainty, urbanisation and food insecurity.
On our physical geography course, you’ll examine patterns and processes in the natural environment and learn how to tackle global issues such as environmental pollution and rising sea levels.
Why choose to study Geography with us
Studying with us...
- Top 10 in the UK for geography
The Guardian University Guide 2023
- Top 10 in the world for geography
ShanghaiRanking Global Ranking of Academic Subjects 2022
- Top 50 in the world for geography
QS World University Rankings By Subject 2022
I feel more prepared to enter the world as a graduate
BSc Environmental Science student Samantha took a placement at the Game and Wildlife Conservation Trust and it helped her develop her environmental science skills.
I gained a breadth of skills that are essential for most jobs
Aamir discusses how his BSc Geography degree and voluntary work led to his current role setting sustainability targets for the construction industry.
Labs in action
See how our students use our well-equipped physical geography laboratories.
How we can support you
Encouraged, enthused and energised by recent social activism and initiatives by Geography students, we've set up a mentorship programme for Black and Minority Ethnic students.