School of Environment


Our postgraduate programmes and courses


The School of Environment offers a diverse array of postgraduate courses and programmes across both the Arts and the Science faculties. We offer research-based courses of study at all levels in Earth Sciences, Environmental Science and Management, Physical and Human Geography, and Geophysics. Our aim is to enhance understanding and management of the human and bio-physical environment.

Earth Sciences


You can study Earth Sciences at a postgraduate level in the following programmes:

Environmental Management


You can study Environmental Management at a postgraduate level in the following programmes:

Environmental Science


You can study Environmental Science at a postgraduate level in the following programmes:

Geophysics


You can study Geophysics at a postgraduate level in the following programmes:

Geology


You can study Geology at a postgraduate level in the following programme: Doctor of Philosophy. It is usually preceded by a Master of Science in Earth Sciences (see above).

From 2019 we also offer a new programme: Master of Engineering Geology. 

This interfaculty programme, between the Faculty of Engineering and the Faculty of Science, is for students who want to pursue an industry-relevant programme.

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Research topics and advisers


Select your postgraduate thesis topic from our diverse range of research projects, and get inspired by the projects other students are currently working on.

If you would like to discuss your options, our Environment postgraduate academic advisers can provide you with advice to help you decide on your course of study.

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Our postgraduate courses


  • Earth Sciences courses

    The School of Environment Earth Sciences courses encompass a range of subjects such as climatology, geochemistry, geology, geomorphology, geophysics, and physical geography.

  • Environmental Management courses

    Our School of Environment Environmental Management courses enable students with strong disciplinary skills to become environmental stewards, policy makers and managers.

  • Environmental Science courses

    The School of Environment Environmental Science courses cover a broad range of topics from water and air quality, and environment restoration to sustainable management of ecosystems.

  • Geography courses

    The School of Environment Geography courses extend the student's understanding of human and natural environments, establishing the foundation for interesting careers in various areas.

  • Geographic Information Science courses

    The School of Environment Geographic Information Science courses will give students the opportunity to consider the synergies between data, geographical theory and the impact of spatial technologies.

  • Geophysics courses

    Our School of Environment Geophysics courses will equip you with the knowledge to explain the physical phenomena we observe today to model their future behaviour.

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