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.
We'd love to hear from you, so please get in touch.
Professor Mark Hodson
Head of Department
We conduct world-leading research on topics of global environmental importance. Our many strengths include:
- Understanding the causes and consequences of environmental change
- Developing innovative solutions to environmental challenges
- Engaging people with environmental challenges and solutions
Environmental Sustainability and Resilience is one of the University's seven interdisciplinary research themes.
Equality & Diversity
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.
Postgraduate study & PhDs
Meet our students
"I really like how my degree is so relevant in today's world"