Explore the landscapes, climate and the dynamic physical processes that shape the Earth's surface, with a focus on the global challenges facing our oceans or the effect humans are having on our planet.
Why study with us
Wales is an exciting location for geographers to explore with impressive mountains in the north and a biodiverse tidal estuary in the south.
Skills society needs
Climate change, pollution, land degradation and natural hazards are at the forefront of many global challenges, creating an ever-increasing demand for geographical skills.
Our excellent links to local organisations, such as Natural Resources Wales and the Severn Estuary Partnership, help our students to find projects and placement opportunities.
Facilities and location
Our SchoolLocated in Main Building
The School of Earth and Environmental Sciences is located inside the University's iconic Main Building.
Large lecture theatreLocated in Main Building
The Shandon Lecture Theatre is one of our large lecture theatres where you may have some of your first-year lectures.
Small lecture theatreLocated in Main Building
The Wallace Lecture Theatre is one of our smaller lecture theatres where you may have some of your second and third-year lectures.
Science LibraryLocated in Main Building
The library contains collections on biosciences, chemistry, Earth and environmental sciences, as well as facilities to support you with your studies.
LaboratoryLocated in Main Building
This is a typical laboratory where geography students might complete activities such as mapping sessions.
RV Guiding Light
Our coastal research vessel enables some of our geography students to understand marine issues better, from sea level rise through to coastal erosion and management.
A taste of studying with us
Watch our taster lecture or sign up for our free online short course to get a taste of our approach to teaching, as well as some of the exciting topics you might study.
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Source: Higher Education Statistics Agency, latest Graduate Outcomes Survey 2019/20, published by HESA in June 2022.
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