About us

Whether you intend to apply for one of our undergraduate degrees, a Masters course, a PhD scholarship, or are interested in research, you will find that GES offers many unique opportunities.

Studying in GES

The school offers three undergraduate degree programmes:

These programmes receive consistently excellent scores in the National Student Survey, and our staff have also won many university awards for teaching. These and other measures demonstrate just how committed we are to teaching, and to ensuring that our students maximise the opportunity to learn, grow and develop while at university.

We also offer a variey of taught Masters programmes. There are five Geomatics programmes (Geoinformation Technology and Cartography; Geomatics & managementGeospatial and Mapping SciencesLand & Hydrographic Surveying; Land & Hydrographic surveying with work placement). We also offer Masters programmes in Sustainable Water EnvironmentsEarth futures: Environments, communities, relationships; Environmental futures: sustainable sytsems; Human Geography (MRes).

GES research

The school’s research is organised into two broad themes that are coordinated by the Human Geography Research Group and the Earth Systems Research Group, alongside a large and dynamic graduate school.

We are delighted that our school has recently received an Athena SWAN Silver award. The Athena SWAN charter aims to support women in scientific studies and careers, and to improve the working environment for all.

Much of the ongoing activity of the students and staff in the school can be found on our Twitter account, so why not follow us and keep up to date with what is happening in GES.