Our connections with businesses and government agencies ensure the quality and relevance of our taught courses.
Cutting-edge course content
Our taught master’s degree programmes address contemporary environmental, policy and research issues.
Studentships and self-funded PhDs
We offer fully-funded studentships and self-funded research projects in a variety of research areas.
Our School plays a lead role in several University Research Institutes.
In REF 2014, 94% of our research outputs were deemed 'world-leading' or 'internationally excellent', ranking us 4th in the UK for Earth Systems and Environmental Sciences.
Cardiff is one of the most affordable cities in the UK, making it an ideal city to study.
Our postgraduate taught programmes
Applied Environmental Geology (MSc)
Dr Peter Brabham explains all you need to know about our vocationally-focused degree programme in Applied Environmental Geology, including teaching methods, contact hours and module information.
This course provides the requisite skills for employment in professional geo-environmental and geotechnical consultancies and government environmental agencies.
Water in a Changing World (MSc) and Environmental Hazards (MSc)
Dr Tristram Hales gives you a flavour of what you can expect on our two new master's degree programmes, including teaching methods, contact hours and module information.
Water in a Changing World draws on interdisciplinary knowledge to provide a broad outlook on water problems within the context of current realities and future projections of climate change.
Environmental Hazards provides technical expertise in risk assessment, with a focus on the methods needed to analyse past environmental hazards and forecast future ones.
Our postgraduate research programmes
Our School and students
Our School has a world-class reputation for research excellence, with a vibrant and diverse community of postgraduate students. Explore our facilities, School and research, and take a look at the career journey of one of our graduates.