Our geography degree programmes let you explore the full range of human, environmental and physical geography, all taught by staff who are actively researching in these areas. These degrees combine both human and physical geography, and you will investigate grand challenges facing the environment including climate change, food security, development and biodiversity conservation.
Explore in depth the human dimensions of geography with our human geography degrees. Learn about a range of issues that span from local to global scales, including climate change and globalisation, and develop your practical skills during our exciting overseas fieldtrips which include the Brazilian Amazon, New York and Croatia.
Learn about how environments have changed in the past, what controls the dynamics of environments in the present and how we can predict changes in the future with our physical geography degrees. Physical geography is a hands-on subject and you will acquire a wide range of laboratory and field skills relevant to your degree and future career.
You can combine a geography degree with economics and study complementary aspects between the two subjects, including global consumption and geopolitics. Alternatively, we also offer the opportunity to combine modern languages with geography, in which you can study either French, German or Spanish in a four-year course that includes a placement year abroad.
Take your learning outside of the lecture theatre, as far afield as Iceland, Spain, Croatia, the Amazon rainforest or New York, with our exciting range of field courses. Our natural surroundings and international links help us to create amazing fieldwork experiences, spanning from half day excursions to week-long residential trips.
Enhance your studies, boost your self-confidence and immerse yourself in the culture of another country as part of our exciting opportunities to study overseas. You have the opportunity of studying in either North America or Australasia in the second year of your degree, or in Europe for a shorter period through the Erasmus scheme.