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 and geographical 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.

Equality & Diversity

Athena Swan Bronze Award

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Fully-funded Phd Studentships

Studentships are currently available via the ACCE (NERC) studentships and White Rose Social Sciences Doctoral Training Partnership. We are also advertising a number of other PhD studentships.

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Undergraduate study 

Postgraduate study & PhDs

Postgraduate Live Chat 12th April, 3.30-5pm BST.

Join the online chat to meet with academic, support staff, and current students from our department, to talk about all of our taught and research postgraduate programmes.

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Meet our students

Katre, BSc, Environment, Economics and Ecology

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

Katre, BSc Environment, Economics and Ecology


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