School of Environment


The range of subjects joined under the roof of the School of Environment covers disciplines from geography and geology to environmental science and management.

  • Earth Sciences

    The School of Environment Earth Sciences Programme explores the processes that have shaped Earth, from its deepest interior to its surface, and into neighbouring space.

  • Environmental Change

    This specialisation is for students who are interested in gaining a deep understanding of the science of contemporary environmental change research – research that is multi-disciplinary, collaborative and holistic.

  • Environmental Management

    Environmental Management, at the School of Environment, aims to transform human behaviour to achieve society’s goals for the environment.

  • Environmental Science

    Environmental Science aims to understand the environment using input from a wide variety of science disciplines in conjunction with social sciences.

  • Geography

    Geographers study the natural processes of the physical environment, as well as the activities and consequences of humans in this environment.

  • Geographic Information Science

    Geographic Information Science at the School of Environment includes the study of geographic information systems, technology, spatial analysis, practice and related theory.

  • Geology

    Geology considers the physical forces that act on the Earth, the chemistry of its constituent materials, and the biology of its past inhabitants as revealed by fossils.

  • Geophysics

    Geophysics is the study of the Earth and environment using physics and mathematics.