We are a leading centre for teaching and research on sustainable solutions to the world's environmental issues.
Our staff are experts in a wide range of environmental disciplines and we are all committed to delivering a first-rate student experience. This is evidenced by a 97% satisfaction rating from our students in the 2014 National Student Survey.
We'd love to hear from you, so please get in touch.
Prof. Colin Brown
Head of Department
We conduct world-leading research on topics of global environmental importance. Our many strengths include:
Meet our students
"I really like how my degree is so relevant in today's world"
BSc Environment, Economics and Ecology
The Environment Department is a wonderful mixture of nationalities, cultures and faiths. Our students benefit from a truly international educational experience.
Posted on Tuesday 21 October 2014
Starlings suffer loss of libido from Prozac found in the environment
Posted on Friday 19 September 2014
An outstanding 97% of our students are happy with the quality of their degree at the Environment Department in York
Posted on Wednesday 27 August 2014
Construction works have started on the new Environment Building, due to open in August of 2015.