Take a tour of our new £12.5 million state-of-the-art ​​building. Credit: Dave Rippin.

Take a tour of our new £12.5 million state-of-the-art ​​building



We are a leading centre for teaching and research on sustainable solutions to the world's environmental issues.

In 2015, we ranked as a QS World Top 100 department. Our staff are experts in a wide range of environmental disciplines and we are all committed to delivering a first-rate student experience.

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We'd love to hear from you, so please get in touch.

Professor Mark Hodson
Head of Department

Our research

We conduct world-leading research on topics of global environmental importance. Our many strengths include:

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Environmental Sustainability and Resilience is one of the University's seven interdisciplinary research themes.

Environment Department in top 100 in QS world rankings

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Undergraduate study 

 Postgraduate study

Meet our students

Katre, BSc, Environment, Economics and Ecology

"I really like how my degree is so relevant in today's world"

KatreBSc Environment, Economics and Ecology

Supporting Women in Science

Athena Swan Bronze Award

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ESRC PhD studentships

We have 3 fully-funded studentships available

Closing date 5th March

Find out more about our PhD studentships

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