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School of Earth and Environmental Sciences

We are committed to achieving the highest standards in research and education and to providing an environment where all staff and students can achieve their full potential to the benefit of society.

Courses

Study for accredited degrees amongst leading Earth scientists involved in internationally recognised research programmes.

Research

Learn how our research addresses some of the most significant areas in the Earth and Environmental Sciences.

Studying at Cardiff University, you get holistic experience grounded in the unique Welsh landscape.
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Research collaboration

Work with us on research projects that have real societal impact.

Fieldwork in Spain

Working with industry

Use our knowledge, facilities and industrial experience to support your business.

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Equality, diversity and inclusivity

We are committed to promoting equality and diversity in all of our practices and activities.


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There are so many reasons I chose to study at Cardiff. The opportunity to take part in an industrial placement year, as well as the variety of field trips and the high standard of teaching really made Cardiff University stand out from the crowd. I thoroughly enjoyed doing my degree at Cardiff!

Hanna Hayward BSc Environmental Geoscience

Clocking the speed of ocean circulation holds the key to past African climates

27 October 2021

Analysis of tiny carbonate fossil and sediment records dating back over 7 million years may hold the key to solving one of the outstanding puzzles of paleoanthropology.

Discover the range of support, help and information we can offer to international students.