The school is recognised as one of the world's leading geography departments for its research and teaching in environmental processes, environmental systems and human sciences.
We are one of only two UK geography departments to have been ranked in the top category (5*) in every UK national research assessment exercise that has been held.
Our innovative courses and programmes provide a supportive and stimulating environment in which students can thrive.
A digital exhibition of rare and valuable atlases dating from 1574 to the 1970s in collaboration with the University's Special Collections archive.
The school has strong links with the Cabot Institute which brings together world-class expertise to tackle the challenges of uncertain environmental change.
Our research can be characterised in terms of the global significance of the physical and social scientific questions we address.
Our teaching programmes reflect our research expertise, providing leading edge, innovative courses taught by leaders in their respective fields.
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"The lecturers are great – very helpful, friendly and enthusiastic. The content is also at the cutting edge of current Geography, such as Glacial Microbiology and Ecohydrology."
Bethany, Geography MSci
Updated 7 March 2014 by the School of Geographical Sciences
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