Department of Environment and Geography

A section of the living wall, part of the University of York's Department of Environment and Geography building.

We are a leading centre for teaching and research on sustainable solutions to the world's environmental issues. Find out more about our department.‌

Undergraduate study

Two students conducting field research outside.

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Postgraduate study

A postgraduate student looking through a microscope in a laboratory.

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

'The supervisors are extremely supportive and it was amazing to meet like-minded students. This MSc opened doors for me and I look forward to pursuing a career in marine conservation.'

Kayleigh, MSc Marine Environmental Management

What do our graduates go on to do?

Our research

Students collecting data at the edge of a lake.

Athena Swan

We have been awarded an Athena Swan Bronze award. Find out more.

Athena Swan Bronze Award