We are a vibrant community with a successful culture of research and teaching, and our researchers are involved with major national and international initiatives addressing the most challenging research questions.

We deliver high-quality, research-led teaching across the breadth of the geosciences and geography for our undergraduate and Masters degree programmes. We equip all our graduates with the knowledge and technical expertise required to address the complex challenges that are facing society both now and in the future.

The School of Geography, Geology and the Environment is part of the College of Science and Engineering.


Our internationally-recognised research aims to transform the understanding and methods of analysis of planet Earth and its inhabitants across time and space.

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Analytical facilities and services

We host a number of facilities to analyse various aspects of samples for geoscientific research.

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We offer outreach activities for local schools. Learn about our lectures for sixth form students, or book a visit from one of our Ambassadors.

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About the School of Geography, Geology and the Environment

Discover more about the School's formation, location and courses.

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